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NAVTOR Hires Holme as Chief Technology Officer

Jan 23, 2018

E-navigation specialist NAVTOR said it has appointed Anders Holme for the role of Chief Technology Officer.   Holme will manage teams that work across offices in Egersund, Norway, Singapore, Japan, Sweden, Russia, the U.S. and U.K. NAVTOR’s…

Transas Conference to Plot Industry’s New Course

Jan 22, 2018

Moving from smart talk to practical solutions and learning from other industries will be the twin themes of an industry event scheduled for Vancouver in March. Technology will be an enabler, but the maritime industry will have to be prepared…

APL Launches Container Tracking Mobile App

Dec 13, 2017

APL has launched a mobile application to help shippers track containers from place of loading to delivery destinations.   APL Box Track, available for download from both the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores, is designed to offer convenience and visibility…

EURONAV Opts for SERTICA Fleet Management

Dec 12, 2017

After a rigorous selection process, tanker shipping company EURONAV has chosen the SERTICA Fleet Management System by Danish software and engineering company Logimatic. EURONAV, which operates some of the world’s largest tanker vessels,…

MOL Succeeds in 'Visualization at Sea'

Nov 30, 2017

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced a joint success with Japan Radio  and JSAT MOBILE Communications in building a network that shares data recorded in Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) by using Fleet Xpress provided by Inmarsat, a high-capacity…

Jackson to Direct Global Marketing at KVH

Nov 27, 2017

Elizabeth Jackson has joined KVH Industries, Inc. as chief marketing officer and senior vice president for strategy. Jackson has worked at a variety of companies including Proctor & Gamble, Campbell Soup Company, Summer Infant, and HookLogic…

Speedcast Launches CrewReach

Nov 09, 2017

Speedcast International Limited, provider of reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, announced the release of CrewReach, a new global prepaid mobile SIM card designed with crew members in mind.  Powered by a Multi-IMSI global network…

Globecomm Installs Complete Solutions on MV Baltic

Aug 24, 2017

Globecomm, one of the leading providers of maritime connectivity services, has installed a complete communications solution on MV Baltic, the latest newbuild to join the Global Seatrade fleet. To meet demanding connectivity needs, Globecomm…

Window Joins SIMWAVE as Navigation Manager

Aug 22, 2017

As of August 2017 Steve Window has joined SIMWAVE, the maritime simulation center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As the Manager for Navigation, Window will be responsible for overseeing all training and assessments on the various full mission bridge simulators that will be installed at the 5…

Buzby Sworn in as Maritime Administrator

Aug 16, 2017

Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby, USN, Ret. has been sworn in as the Administrator of the Maritime Administration by U.S Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao. As Maritime Administrator, Buzby will lead the agency tasked with promoting the use…

Brom Named CEO at Alphatron Marine

Aug 08, 2017

Bart Brom will take over as the next CEO of Alphatron Marine Group in Rotterdam, succeeding the company’s co-founder Luuk Vroombout at the start of 2018.After completing his studies in electrical engineering, Brom served in various management…

Cyber Threats Prompt Return of Radio for Ship Navigation

Aug 07, 2017

The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships' satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. Ships use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other…

New Lantern Features Integrated AIS Monitoring

Jul 11, 2017

Sealite, a manufacturer of marine aids to navigation, has introduced a mid-range lantern with a fully integrated automatic identification system (AIS) inside its body. Sealite's SL-155 series are high intensity 6-13NM medium range marine lanterns…

COMSAT Announces Maritime Cybersecurity Programs

Jul 11, 2017

Following a June 16, 2017, decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that requires ship owners and managers to incorporate cyber risk management into safety management systems established by the ISM Code, COMSAT has announced…

Most Cargo Ships Over 20,000 GT are ECDIS Ready -UKHO

Jul 11, 2017

According to UKHO, 72 percent of cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage are ECDIS ready, following deadline on July 1, 2017; 9,680 cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage using an ENC serviceAlmost three-quarters of cargo ships over 20,000…

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