Totem Plus signed a licence agreement with Naval Dome to include the latter’s maritime cyber security software into its automation and navigation systems. These systems are included in the hard drives of the equipment at the build stage before being delivered to the customers. All current operational Totem Plus systems will be automatically updated with Naval Dome when technicians perform software upgrades.
Marine Learning Systems, a provider of maritime training and assessment software solutions, collaborated with Carnival Corporation to develop an application for mariner skills assessment. SkillGrader aims to standardize Carnival Corporation’s training and assessment. After the assessment, SkillGrader automatically analyzes the data collected and provides a report on individual and team performance.
MAN Energy Solutions introduced its new digital platform. MAN CEON collects and evaluates operating and sensor data, and enables the real-time monitoring of marine or power-plant engines, turbines and compressors. It also integrates data and information from MAN machinery and its operational environment, and uses intelligent analysis tools for evaluation and forecasting.
NYK partners with Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI) and Japan Marine Science (JMS) to develop a system that assists with vessel berthing. The patent helps a vessel to be easily controlled and also visualizes the challenges in the berthing operation to decrease the burden on the operator and mitigate accidents caused by human factors.
The MCP is an open source, vendor-neutral digital maritime domain to bring common internet standards to maritime navigation and transportation systems. It was established on February 8, 2019. BIMCO participates in one of the projects behind the MCP; the EU funded project called EfficienSea2.
ASL Environmental Sciences Inc. was awarded with a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Engage Grant to cooperate with the University of Victoria on the development of a new automated or semi-automated analysis tool for Acoustic Zooplankton Fish Profiler (AZFP) data.
The online communication platform ‘Pronto’ enables optimisation of port calls in the Port of Rotterdam by visualising the scheduling of all involved parties real-time in one environment. Countless activities take place within the tight windows for loading and unloading of container ships at the terminals, including bunkering.
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) presented a new portal called LADIS – Least Available Depth Information System to optimize the National Waterways. LADIS will ensure the real-time data on least available depths is disseminated for ship/barge and cargo owners so that they can undertake transportation on NWs in a more planned way.
Bureau Veritas announced the release of ‘Phase 2’ of My Fuel Consumption. This in an online tool to enable compliance with fuel consumption regulations, namely IMO DCS and the EU’s monitoring, reporting and verification requirements. My Fuel Consumption is a cloud based web application available on desktop, mobile and tablet.
The Maritime Connectivity Platform Consortium (MCPC) was established with a signature ceremony during the conference ‘e-navigation underway international 2019’. The MCP is an open source, vendor-neutral digital maritime domain to bring common internet standards to maritime navigation and transportation systems. The MCP enables infrastructures for efficient, secure, reliable and seamless electronic information exchange among maritime stakeholders using available communication systems.
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- Cyber Security
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- PSC Focus
Panama Maritime Authority urges for immediate PSC reporting22/03/2019