Robosys Automation Ltd and MARIN shake their hands and inked a cooperation agreement in order to research and develop a new rage of autonomous navigation software systems.
In NCSR 7, the IMO agreed to recognize the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) for the provision of positioning, navigation and timing services, while it finalized draft SOLAS amendments for the modernization of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).
The Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in collaboration with the telecommunications operator SK Telecom (SKT) came together for the development and verification of a 5-G based autonomous and remote control navigation test platform, with the use of a test ship.
NAPA, a maritime software, services and data analysis provider and ChartWorld, a digital chart agent, announced their partnership to provide artificial intelligence-driven voyage planning and optimization. The solution incorporates modules for evaluating the operational efficiency of past voyages. It then uses this data to improve the efficiency of future transits where there are similar variables and trends.
Digitalisation is throwing up daily challenges to the shipping industry’s established order with faster connectivity and enhanced functionality driving the transparency of information flow across almost every area of the business, argues Mr. Jan Thordan Hansen, director, Global Business Development, Sperry Marine.
During IALA’s 65th session, its Council adopted a new specification guideline for digital services in the maritime domain, with input from EfficienSea2, to give digital solutions work across different oceans and different equipment.
Speedcast International Limited, provider of remote communication and IT solutions, announced a strategic alliance with SRH Marine, to deliver a simplified solution for the operation, certification, management and maintenance of all bridge electronics onboard vessels.
The team behind the Maritime Cloud has decided to change the name of the communication framework to ‘Maritime Connectivity Platform’, to provide clarity and support e-Navigation going from testbed to real life implementation.
Aiming to implement smart solutions for a safe and sustainable shipping, the EU-funded EfficienSea2 project has finished a full-scale simulation of a variety of e-Navigation solutions. The simulations involved 8 navigators and took four days, at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, focusing on the human factors in e-Navigation.
In cooperation with Maritime and Port Authority in Singapore, Kongsberg demonstrated its SESAME Straits project, at Singapore Maritime Technology Conference. The project utilizes e-Navigation concepts to reduce maritime traffic congestion and hot spots, as well as improve traffic safety and efficiency.
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