The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office announced that it is introducing regular tidal data updates to ADMIRALTY TotalTide. Version 18 will allow the UKHO to send new tidal data to mariners through ATT on a more frequent basis. This will allow mariners to access the latest tidal data when making predictions.
The company won the 2017 Maritime KVNR Shipping Award for its sustainable vessel ‘Egbert Wagenborg’ of the new ‘EasyMax’ type, which has a very low resistance due to optimal hull shape, both above and below the water, resulting in fuel savings.
KVH Videotel announced it has initiated a cyber security training programme, in cooperation with BIMCO, to address the threat of ransomware and other computer system attacks that could severely affect the safety of ships’ crew, systems, and operations.
Wärtsilä announced the opening of its first Digital Acceleration Centre, in a bid to accelerate innovation and new business ideas, including the industry’s most advanced intelligent vessel and other projects.
Kalmar and Navis announced the delivery of the first OneTerminal automation solution to ICTSI, at the Port of Melbourne. The deployment was completed ahead of schedule, making Victoria International Container Terminal the world’s first fully automated international container handling facility.
Wärtsilä, in collaboration with Gulfmark Offshore, has realized testing of remote control of ship operations, on August 21, off the North Sea coast of Scotland. The testing involved driving the vessel through a sequence of manoeuvres using a combination of Dynamic Positioning and manual joystick control.
Less than a year since launching a first-of-its kind digital solution to keep cargo flowing efficiently through America’s largest container port, the Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are expanding the program, to include all container terminals and shipping lines at the Port.
Boeing and Huntington Ingalls Industries have joined forces for the design and production of Unmanned Undersea Vehicles in support of the U.S. Navy’s Extra Large UUV program.
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US cruise operators voluntarily suspend voyages until at least October 3107/08/2020
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Benin to allow foreign Armed Security Teams on board ships06/08/2020
Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships initiative launched06/08/2020