Blockchain and DNA-based fuels tracking solution, BunkerTrace, has announced its commercial launch shortly after a successful trial in the Netherlands, which was conducted in partnership with Cooperative Bebeka.
ABB, in collaboration with Keppel O&M’s technology arm, Keppel Marine and Deepwater Technology (KMDTech), will jointly develop the technology for autonomous vessels and retrofit a 32-metre harbour tugboat with leading-edge digital solutions, enabling autonomous vessel operations in the Port of Singapore at the end of 2020.
Inmarsat has published a practical guide to help ship managers build onboard networks that are resilient and reliable as a result of day-today operations at sea becoming ever more reliant on ICT.
ERMA FIRST, the maritime-focused environmental engineering group, has announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in METIS Cyberspace Technology with the overall aim to accelerate the development of green digital solutions.
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K LINE), Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL), and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) have begun sharing operational data acquired from the monitoring system installed in their container ships with their charter, Ocean Network Express (ONE).
Canadian operator of dry bulk vessels Norvic Shipping has completed migration from Veson Nautical’s IMOSlive system to the cloud-based Veslink IMOS Platform (VIP).
Marlink and Intelsat have agreed to a multi-year renewal and expansion of their partnership to provide broadband services to maritime vessels around the world.
IBM THINK has joined a global consortium of partners, led by marine research organisation ProMare, that are building an unmanned, fully-autonomous ship that will cross the Atlantic on the fourth centenary of the original Mayflower voyage in September 2020.
OSI Maritime Systems has announced that it has qualified for Cyber Essential Plus certification, a rigorous certification process, awarded by DigitalXRAID.
The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and blockchain firm Perlin have confirmed they are working on a blockchain-based ship registration and renewal system.
MAN Energy Solutions has announced a partnership with eProcurement marketplace Kinnetik Solutions for the full-term integration on the KinnetikSupplier network.
Under the agreement, MAN Energy Solutions will fully integrate to Kinnetik Solutions' eProcurement platform for shipping companies. KinnetikSupplier empowers the company's service centres network by automating and simplifying the regular procurement processes. In addition, the company's solutions are promoted to the network of shipping companies already onboard Kinnetik Solutions' eProcurement marketplace.
"It is such a great honour to be welcoming MAN Energy Solutions to our KinnetikSupplier network. All the Kinnetik team is dedicated to turn this partnership into a long-term productive experience for the MAN ES executives,” said Ché Geldard, founder and CEO of Kinnetik Solutions.
Harald Capek, head of PrimeServ Diesel Processes & Analytics at MAN Energy Solutions stated: “With the full integration of Kinnetik Solutions' platform into our back-end system and the complete automation of the order processing workflow, we expect MAN ES to gain quicker order processing times and accuracy, while assisting our users and clients to work smarter with Kinnetik’s Solutions, which in turn will benefit in a practical way the whole maritime market".
Orolia Maritime is working in close collaboration with SRH Marine to integrate Orolia Maritime’s M-SecureSync cybersecurity capabilities into its new automated digital services distribution platform.
Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore has released Veristar Equipment, the latest in its series of digital tools and applications to help make the business of classification and certification more efficient.
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