Iridium has announced that it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) and has been collaborating with AWS on the development of Iridium CloudConnect, a satellite Cloud-based system for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
The Port of San Diego has confirmed that it has been the victim of a cyber-attack, disrupting the agency’s information technology systems.
Intelsat has confirmed that it has successfully launched the final satellite in its EpicNG high throughput satellite (HTS) programme, with the Horizons 3e satellite taking off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle.
Maritime software company Veson Nautical has announced that it has surpassed the milestone of adding the 10,000th user on its platform, spread across some 250 companies worldwide.
ClassNK has announced the release of its new PrimeShip-PSC Intelligence software, provided free of charge to assist shipping companies in improving their PSC performance.
Witherby Publishing Group has launched a new web portal called LNG Port Info, providing information for each LNG import and export terminal, from the LNG carrier’s perspective, covering more than 135 LNG ports in approximately 45 countries.
Maritime software developer Prevention at Sea reports that it has signed two new Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), with e-Learning company SQLEarn and mooring systems firm Katradis Marine Ropes, to explore ways of leveraging their respective capabilities to deliver new products to the shipping sector.
Marine operations software company Helm Operations has been acquired by Toronto-based Volaris Group, joining SpecTec, ShipNet, and Idea Yacht in the stable of maritime software companies bought by the Canadian firm.
Former Transas CEO Frank Coles has agreed to join Hong Kong-headquartered shipmanagement group Wallem as its new chief executive officer, leaving his role at the head of the Transas organisation less than six months after announcing the sale of that business to Wärtsilä for €210 million.
GoodFuels Marine reports that it has successfully completed what it claims is the world’s first bunker delivery and transaction using blockchain technology, in collaboration with Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC).
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