SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that Mr. Tor A. Svanes, Managing Director, NAVTOR AS, has received the 2020 SMART4SEA Leadership Award, sponsored by SQEMARINE, at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on January the 28th at the Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the 2020 SMART4SEA Forum.
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.
BMT aims to address the challenge of how traditional manned vessels can co-exist with autonomous systems in shared water space. Deimos Space UK will investigate how the exploitation of existing and future satellite capabilities can contribute to this objective.
Wärtsilä has introduced a major update to its Eniram SkyLight 2.0 performance monitoring system targeted at making predictive analysis and proactive planning more efficient. The system now adds nautical maps, weather layers, and route importation offering both weather and route optimization.
GNS and SEALL ECDIS recently announced a new agreement which aims to deliver more user-friendly solutions for today’s increasingly digital bridge environment.
ABB announced that launched ABB Ability, its portfolio of digital solutions. ABB Ability aims to create solutions and services that solve business problems and produce tangible business opportunities. The digital offerings include performance management solutions for asset-intensive industries, control systems for process industries and others.
The Wärtsilä Nacos Platinum series of navigation, automation and control systems has been updated to include a number of new functions. The updated version will be introduced at the SMM conference and exhibition taking place in Hamburg.
BMT Ship & Coastal Dynamics has announced significant, new enhancements to its industry leading marine navigation and maneuvring simulator, REMBRANDT, widely used globally by pilot organisations, shipping companies, naval architects, civil marine engineers and port authorities.
Global Navigation Solutions (GNS) has announced the launch of ”Hang Xing Zhe”, a world-leading chart updating service with software written in Simplified Chinese, specifically designed for the Chinese market.
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