Marlink has introduced XChange Cloud, a file storage, transfer and synchronisation system running on the company’s XChange IT and communications management platform.
Maritime GSM data connectivity company shipznet reports that it has successfully completed tests on an upgrade to its service to provide automated switching between different country providers in the Baltic Sea.
Speedcast has announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Globecomm Systems for an estimated net purchase consideration of US$135 million, which will see the company take on Globecomm’s maritime satellite communications business along with its operations in the enterprise and government market sectors.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is set to launch a new intelligent prediction service for equipment on merchant vessels, which it says can predict and monitor upcoming critical issues and communicate them to users to reduce unplanned downtime.
DNV GL reports that it is launching a new Shore Monitoring module for its Navigator Port port clearance software, currently used by approximately 2,500 vessels.
Maritime satcom provider NSSLGlobal has launched Cruise Control+, a new virtual platform designed to integrate management of all aspects of voice and data communications, as well as IT services, on board vessels.
NAPA reports that it has now made its electronic logbook system available as a monthly service, and integrated the application with the company’s NAPA Mobile system to support smartphone logbook entries wherever the crew are onboard.
Newtec reports that it has completed the delivery of its Newtec Dialog platform to telecommunications provider Milano Teleport, to power its satellite services for the maritime market.
Fraunhofer FHR has announced a new project with FH Aachen and Raytheon Anschütz to develop a cost effective sea rescue radar to be used to locate individual persons or small boats over long distances.
US-based Dupre Marine Transportation has become the first company to go live with the newly-launched Helm CONNECT Personnel software for crew management and payroll, the companies report.
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