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New DPS Repositioning Function for Boats

Aug 05, 2018

Volvo Penta is enhancing its Dynamic Positioning System to include Repositioning functionality, meaning boaters will be able to make minor alterations to their vessel’s position with a simple tap of the joystick.The feature is the latest element of the company’s Dynamic Positioning System (DPS)…

Port of Amsterdam: Adjustment Lock Passage Regime in IJmuiden

Jul 29, 2018

Because of the ongoing period of drought, and on the advice of the National Water Coordination Committee, the Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management has switched to the so called KWA scenario (‘Klimaatbestendige Wateraanvoer’)…

CMA CGM to Reshuffle its CIMEX 6 Service

Jul 19, 2018

CMA CGM announced the revamping of dedicated CIMEX 6 service linking Asia and the Middle East Gulf with Umm Qasr call replacing Bandar Abbas as from Shanghai ETA on August 6th, 2018.With CIMEX 6, CMA CGM will offer a direct service from Asia to Umm Qasr…

Cargo Ships De-listed After Crimea Grain Trades

Jul 12, 2018

At least two countries have struck cargo vessels off their registries in recent weeks after the ships were involved in transporting grains from Crimea to Syria, maritime officials told Reuters.Crimea has been under Western sanctions since it…

EnBW: No Impact on Coal Generation from Low Rhine Water

Jul 06, 2018

German utility EnBW said on Friday it had enough stocks and rail transport options for the time being to secure coal deliveries from the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp port areas while the river Rhine had low water levels. 'There are currently…

Partners Unveil New Digital Operations Tool

Jun 20, 2018

Navigation solutions provider Marine Press, environmental product and services company Total Marine Solutions and maritime software and technology firm Brenock have partnered to advance digital transformation in the maritime industry.In an exclusive arrangement announced today at Marine Money…

C-MAP Wins Chevron Shipping Contract

Jun 04, 2018

Following a competitive tender, Chevron Shipping Company LLC (CSC) has selected smart shipping solutions from C-MAP, a provider of commercial marine charting and cloud-based software solutions for fleet management and route optimization.CSC…

ClassNK Publishes Guidelines for Autonomous Ships

Jun 01, 2018

Classification society ClassNK has released Guidelines for Concept Design of Automated Operation/Autonomous Operation of ships, which incorporates basic elements on concept design safety for automated ship operation systems.Maritime industry…

EU-backed Autonomous Shipping Project Moves Forward

May 31, 2018

Hull to Hull (H2H), an EU-funded research project established to develop technical solutions for safer navigation in close proximity of other stationary or moving vessels and objects, is in its Concept Definition phase and will move on to the…

GRUPO ETE Enables the Largest Portuguese Clinker Export Ever

May 22, 2018

GRUPO ETE enabled the largest Portuguese clinker export ever, to its client Cimpor - an InterCement company – by concluding the loading of 55,902 metric tons on the bulk carrier Vinayak, bound for Ghana.This export operation, completed in a record time…

New Radar Agreement Strengthens Safe Sailing

May 11, 2018

Kongsberg Norcontrol has signed a framework agreement with the Norwegian Coastal Administration for delivery, operations and maintenance of radars to the maritime traffic service.The agreement has a potential total value of up to NOK 250 million ($31 million) and a duration of up to eleven years…

MarineMTS Launches Silverbox

May 01, 2018

MarineMTS has launched to market Silverbox, a new piece of technology that is set to provide secure chart and data updates to mariners across the globe.  Silverbox will help vessel owners and operators improve voyage planning, enhance safety and prepare for a future of automation…

OSM Developing High-tech Operations Center

Apr 30, 2018

Ship management firm OSM said it is in the final stages of completing a Singapore-based Maritime Operations Center that will help transform decision-making, efficiency and performance for its global customer base.The facility, developed in partnership…

Senior Appointments at First Marine Solutions

Apr 30, 2018

First MarineSolutions (FMS) said it has made two senior appointments to bolster its global growth plans. Dave McGinlay and Paul Crichton join the Aberdeen based mooring services provider as Business Development Director and Sales and Marketing Manager…

ChartCo Names McNaney CTO

Apr 26, 2018

Maritime digital data and compliance services supplier ChartCo has hired Peter McNaney in the newly created executive role of Chief Technical Officer (CTO).McNaney will be responsible for expanding ChartCo’s research and development team, integrating…

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