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Unmanned Surface Vessel – Second by Textron Systems

Apr 18, 2012

Textron Systems successfully demonstrate its second Fleet-class Common Unmanned Surface Vessel (CUSV)Textron Systems Advanced Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. company, announce that its second Fleet-class Common…

Online Cargo Database Goes Live

Apr 13, 2012

World’s largest online database for cargo transportation goes live. BMT De Beer, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has launched (, the world’s largest online database for cargo transportation in the marine industry…

Titanic Disaster – IEEE Share Retrospective Technological Insights

Apr 13, 2012

IEEE experts comment on a century of technical heritage & innovation since loss of the TitanicA hundred years after the loss of the RMS Titanic, members of IEEE – the world's largest technical professional organization – share their perspectives…

AGLPA Responds to BWT Research Findings

Apr 10, 2012

Steven A. Fisher, Executive Director of the American Great Lakes Ports Association takes issue with the findings of a Notre Dame Ballast Water Technology research paper.To the Editor:In recent years, a debate has raged between the maritime…

Pirates Beware – US Navy to Test Robotic Drones

Apr 10, 2012

Hi-tech vision sensors to be fitted to Navy unmanned aircraft, distinguish between pirate boats & other vesselsNavy unmanned aircraft will be able to distinguish small pirate boats from other vessels when an Office of Naval Research (ONR)-funded sensor starts airborne tests this summer…

Ocean-going Robots – NASA Looks to Future

Apr 01, 2012

NASA speaker to examine the future application of robots for ocean research & data collectionWhat happens when Silicon Valley meets marine science?  You have a robot that can operate independently for years at sea.Bill Vass, CEO of Liquid…

Kongsberg Acquires Jotron Consultas

Mar 30, 2012

Fleet management software joins extensive portfolio of marine technology solutions.Kongsberg Maritime, a leading marine technology developer has today (29th March 2012) acquired 100% of the shares in fleet management software specialist Jotron Consultas…

Wing-in-Ground Craft to be Jointly Developed by DSME, Wing Ship Technology

Mar 29, 2012

Korean shipbuilder DSME signs a MOU with Wing Ship Technology for development of Wing-in-Ground vesselsDSME has signed a memorandum of understanding with Wing Ship Technology, a leader in wing-in-ground (WIG) craft. Through this MOU,…

Wärtsilä Engine Selected for Korean Green Project

Mar 26, 2012

Wärtsilä dual-fuel technology selected for 'green ship' project by South Korea Government. Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the main engine for a Korean government Incheon Port Authority (IPA) Guideship. Environmental sustainablility is a priority for this ship…

Raymarine Nav Displays Stream to Android Devices

Mar 23, 2012

Free RayView wireless video streaming app for new c-Series and e-Series available for Apple iOS and now Android devices. Raymarine announced the release of its Raymarine Viewer app, RayView, for Android tablets and Smartphones.  The new app…

Weather Charts for Raytheon Anschütz ECDIS

Mar 16, 2012

The German-based navigation specialist Raytheon Anschütz is now offering an integrated weather chart overlay for the Synapsis ECDIS. Taking the special needs of navigation into consideration, the layer was developed in close cooperation with…

Kongsberg Announces China Office & Training Center

Mar 16, 2012

Official opening for Kongsberg Maritime China's new office and DP Operator Training Center.      Global marine technology developer Kongsberg Maritime’s China division, Kongsberg Maritime China Ltd, has opened its new premises in Shanghai…

Resolve Maritime Academy Opens Simulation Training Center

Mar 16, 2012

State-of-the-art, simulation-based safety and navigation training center raises the bar for cruise line and commercial shipping professionals. Resolve Maritime Academy (Academy) opened its new Simulation Training Center on Monday, March 12 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Fort Lauderdale…

Transas Launches Pay As You Sail Solution

Mar 12, 2012

Transas Marine launches Pay As You Sail solution. Transas Marine launches its 'Pay As You Sail' chart solution for (S)ENC. Transas received approval for the 'Pay As You Sail' service by UKHO, PRIMAR and IC-ENC after succesful sea trials and verification by Det Norske Veritas (DNV)…

ABS Nautical Systems Inks Contracts in Greece

Mar 06, 2012

ABS Nautical Systems has signed two new contracts in Greece with Millenia Maritime Inc. and TMS Tankers Ltd.  Both companies will benefit from the ABS Newbuild Program which offers free software to ABS-classed vessels built after 1 January 2009…

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