Archive for the ‘IT and Communications’ Category

New portable telemedicine videoconferencing kits from DigiGone provide medical lifeline for remote locations

New portable telemedicine videoconferencing kits from DigiGone provide medical lifeline for remote locations
Largo, Fla. – Oct. 29, 2014 – DigiGone, a communication solution provider specializing in secure video transmission, today announced the introduction of new remote telemedicine kits for marine, aviation and land-based applications. Based on DigiGone’s proprietary SecureChat video encryption and...
October 29th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Fugro surveys major submarine cable route

Fugro surveys major submarine cable route
Fugro has recently started a cable route survey for AAE-1, one of the largest submarine cable systems to be constructed in the last decade. Fugro is providing offshore geophysical and geotechnical operations, charting and reporting to support the design and installation of the telecommunications cable....
October 28th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ahrenkiel Steamship selects DNV GL’s ShipManager software

Ahrenkiel Steamship selects DNV GL’s ShipManager software
Ahrenkiel’s entire fleet will be equipped with DNV GL’s ShipManager software Ahrenkiel Steamship has chosen to implement DNV GL’s ShipManager software on its entire fleet of 60 vessels, allowing the company to streamline systems and benefit from industry best practice. The shipping group Ahrenkiel...
October 27th, 2014 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

MCN Beijing launches fisherman chat application

MCN Beijing launches fisherman chat application
Ronald Spithout Connecting Fishermen to shore: first application for  Inmarsat Fleet One now available MCN Beijing launches fisherman chat application 27 October 2014: Fishermen on board Chinese coastal fishing vessels can now keep in constant contact with friends, family and colleagues thanks to...
October 27th, 2014 | Fisheries, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

IMO is being warned of ‘scary’ potential of maritime cyber-attacks…

IMO is being warned of ‘scary’ potential of maritime cyber-attacks…
Nicholas Gooding IMO is being warned of ‘scary’ potential of maritime cyber-attacks, says marine insurance expert,  By James Brewer Cyber-security is set to come under the microscope at the International Maritime Organization in 2015, marine insurers have been told. A little-publicised document...
October 25th, 2014 | Associations, IT and Communications, Legal, Marine Equipment, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Fraud, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Intermodal 2014: Globalstar to demonstrate how affordable, reliable Satellite Communications create new business opportunities for value added resellers

Intermodal 2014: Globalstar to demonstrate how affordable, reliable Satellite Communications create new business opportunities for value added resellers
GLOBALSTAR copyright Thales Dublin, Ireland, October 23, 2014 – Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) and the leader in mobile satellite communications, today announced that it will show how Value Added Resellers (VARs) in the freight...
October 23rd, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Navico acquires MARIS (Maritime Information Systems A/S)

Navico acquires MARIS (Maritime Information Systems A/S)
MARIS Training Navico acquires MARIS and expands its portfolio of commercial marine electronics Egersund, Norway – Navico Holding AS, parent company to the Simrad brand of navigational marine electronics, has reached an agreement to acquire MARIS (Maritime Information Systems A/S) from The Grieg Group. MARIS...
October 20th, 2014 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

NSSLGlobal named Cobham’s Best VSAT Partner 2012-2014

NSSLGlobal named Cobham’s Best VSAT Partner 2012-2014
  Chris Capon (left), and Ernst Peter Hovinga (right), accepting the award. Surrey, UK, 20th October 2014 – NSSLGlobal, the independent service provider of satellite communications, was named the Best VSAT Partner 2012-2014 at the Cobham EMEA Partner Conference, which took place on the 10th October...
October 20th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

TOMORROW: Analyst Roundtable Webinar – Dry Bulk Sector on Developments & Outlook on Oct. 15 at 10:30AM ET

TOMORROW: Analyst Roundtable Webinar – Dry Bulk Sector on Developments & Outlook on Oct. 15 at 10:30AM ET
      Analyst Roundtable – Dry Bulk Sector Developments & Outlook Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM ET Join us for a complimentary webinar! Overview Dry Bulk shipping has been adversely affected...
October 14th, 2014 | Dry Bulkcarriers, IT and Communications, Markets | Read More

Intermodal Europe co-location brings opportunities

Intermodal Europe co-location brings opportunities
For the first time ever, Intermodal Europe 2014 will be co-located with Transport & Logistics Rotterdam, increasing the opportunity for visitors and exhibitors to do business and meet new contacts. “There is a strong crossover between both Intermodal Europe and Transport & Logistics events,...
October 14th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

SingPost to develop fully integrated eCommerce Logistics Hub in Singapore…

SingPost to develop fully integrated eCommerce Logistics Hub in Singapore…
SingPost to develop fully integrated eCommerce Logistics Hub in Singapore, the first such modern facility in the region Pre-positioning Singapore as the region’s leading ecommerce hub S$182M investment to cater to expanding ecommerce logistics business and address rapid ecommerce market growth 553,...
October 14th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Uncovering the “Music” Buyers Hear In Their Heads

Uncovering the “Music” Buyers Hear In Their Heads
George Constantopoulos “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care” – a phrase that is extremely important and applicable in the professional services sector. It is important to note that while goods or products are consumed, services are experienced. Professional services...
October 13th, 2014 | Communication, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Featured, Insight, IT and Communications, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMMA launches free medical stores APP

IMMA launches free medical stores APP
A comprehensive catalogue of all the medical and health-related items needed onboard ship has been launched as a free iPhone/iPad and Android app to ship owners and managers by the International Maritime Medical Association (IMMA). The IMMA Maritime Medical Stores Catalogue lists in excess of 5, 000...
October 13th, 2014 | Associations, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Medical | Read More

Seagull Training Administrator 4.0 takes web-based training to new heights

Seagull Training Administrator 4.0 takes web-based training to new heights
Roger Ringstad Seagull Maritime AS has launched Seagull Training Administrator 4.0, an updated version of the shipping industry’s most widely used training administrator, in a move the company says makes computer-based packages even easier to use. Norway-based Seagull Maritime has built on customer...
October 3rd, 2014 | Academia, HR, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

AVEVA announces customer speakers and sponsors for the AVEVA World Summit 2014

AVEVA announces customer speakers and sponsors for the AVEVA World Summit 2014
AMEC and RasGas will open the AVEVA World Summit, demonstrating how AVEVA solutions enable companies to create and manage complex digital assets that improve project quality and reduce operational risk Cambridge, UK – 2 October 2014: AVEVA today announced additional speaker, sponsor and agenda details...
October 2nd, 2014 | IT and Communications | Read More

Marseilles Fos trade mission develops Morocco links

Marseilles Fos trade mission develops Morocco links
Marseilles Fos CEO Christine Cabau 1 October 2014 – Port news from Marseilles Fos  – The port promotional body Via Marseilles Fos (VMF) has completed a trade mission to Tangiers and Casablanca in the latest stage of an initiative to strengthen the leading French port’s links with Morocco....
October 1st, 2014 | HR, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Mandatory electronic information exchange on horizon following revised FAL Convention approval

Mandatory electronic information exchange on horizon following revised FAL Convention approval
The IMO’s HQ’s in London IMO -Briefing: 30, September 30, 2014 – The Facilitation Committee (FAL), meeting for its 39th session, approved a revised annex to the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (FAL), 1965, as amended, following a comprehensive five-year...
September 30th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

WAM Technologies and AT&T collaborate on asset tracking solutions for shipments

WAM Technologies and AT&T collaborate on asset tracking solutions for shipments
  Collaboration aligns expertise in wireless transport telematics with global data capabilities to provide M2M connectivity for refrigerated, intermodal and other transportation assets New Jersey,  Sep 30, 2014 – WAM Technologies LLC, (WAM) and AT&T* announced today at the 6th Cool Logistics...
September 30th, 2014 | Associations, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

NSSLGlobal adds new satellite beams to extend global coverage

NSSLGlobal adds new satellite beams to extend global coverage
The additional beams will improve NSSLGlobal’s coverage of Europe and the Far East Surrey, UK, 26th September 2014 – NSSLGlobal, the independent service provider of satellite communications, has added two new satellite beams to improve the quality and geographical reach of its global VSAT network....
September 29th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Tupras deploys AVEVA Integrated Engineering and Design solutions across national refineries

Tupras deploys AVEVA Integrated Engineering and Design solutions across national refineries
Turkey’s primary oil & gas operator makes a strategic investment in AVEVA E3D, schematic, and laser data software Instanbul,  Turkey – 29 September 2014: Today AVEVA announced that Tupras,  Turkey’s largest Owner Operator in the oil & gas industry, is investing extensively in AVEVA...
September 29th, 2014 | Energy, Gas, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry | Read More

Intellian FB500 approved for Inmarsat XpressLink

Inmarsat and Intellian strengthen partnership to deliver future services 29 September 2014 – Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced that Intellian, a leading global provider of stabilised satellite antenna systems, has been selected...
September 29th, 2014 | Associations, IT and Communications | Read More

WAM and Xirgo partner to develop M2M technology for global transport tracking

WAM and Xirgo partner to develop M2M technology for global transport tracking
Specialists in transport telematics and M2M hardware team up to provide wireless tracking solutions for refrigerated, intermodal and other transportation assets New Jersey, Sep 24, 2014 – WAM Technologies LLC, provider of wireless M2M solutions for remote management of cold chain, container and other...
September 24th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lilaas engages Imtra for North American distribution

Lilaas engages Imtra for North American distribution
Lilaas Managing Director Øyvind Lilaas (left) and Alex Larsen, Imtra VP Commercial Sales, shake hands on the deal that is expected to open up the North American market to Lilaas controls Strong prospects in the North American marine equipment market have triggered a new importation and distribution...
September 19th, 2014 | Canals, Fisheries, Food and Drink, Inland Waterways, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Seagull Maritime responds on safety and security

Seagull Maritime responds on safety and security
Key areas of concern for seafarer safety and security in both marine and offshore operations have triggered the release of six new and one supplementary titles from computer-based training specialist Seagull Maritime. Third quarter 2014 releases include specific emphasis on the offshore and dry bulk...
September 19th, 2014 | Academia, HR, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Bulgarian Naval Academy installs VSTEP simulators

Bulgarian Naval Academy installs VSTEP simulators
Varna, September 17th 2014 – The Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy in Varna purchased a 360° Class A Full Mission Bridge simulator and an Incident Management Simulator for training of its Naval and Merchant marine students. The simulators were officially opened by the IMO Secretary-General Mr. Koji Sekimizu...
September 17th, 2014 | Academia, Classification Societies, IMO, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, Politics and Government | Read More