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SENER Press Ahead with Virtual Reality for Shipbuilding

Aug 03, 2012

FORAN users meeting in Toledo experience head-mounted display (HMD) virtual reality representation.HMD is a device that lets the user to view and interact with 3D simulation environments, in this case applied to 3D ship models generated in FORAN…

P&O Maritime Services Installs Marine Project Manager Software

Aug 02, 2012

U.K. based Marine Software Ltd delivers Marine Project Manager (MPJ) software to P&O's cable installation ship 'European Supporter'.The MPJ vessel version will enable refit planning specifications to be compiled on board, which is then uploaded…

Training & Education: At the Leading Edge

Aug 01, 2012

Innovative Brown Water Programs Arguably the best equipped and most environmentally sound maritime campus in the country, Mass. Maritime also finds itself (not by accident) at the leading edge of a fundamental change in how maritime academies deliver education in a changing marketplace…

SevenCs Appoints New Sales Director

Jul 31, 2012

Hamburg based SevenCs has appointed Bjoern Roehlich as Sales Director.Bjoern, who started his career as a German Navy Officer, brings extensive experience in the ECDIS, VTS and simulator-markets to SevenCs. Most recently he was Managing Director of a leading European ECDIS training provider…

FMC Technologies Announces Executive Changes

Jul 30, 2012

FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) said that  Robert L. Potter has been appointed President of the company. Potter assumes this responsibility from John T. Gremp who remains Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).'Bob is an experienced…

GPS-aided Inertial Navigation System on a Chip

Jul 27, 2012

VectorNav Technologies launch the VN-200, high-accuracy GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS) on a surface-mount chip the size of a postage stamp. Combining an advanced GPS module with the latest in MEMS inertial and pressure sensor technology…

Big Ship Slow Steaming: How Prevalent is It?

Jul 26, 2012

Much has been heard, said and read regarding the advent of Slow Steaming in the global maritime industry. But in reality, how prevalent is the practice? MAN PrimeServ set out recently to find some answers.Being a market leader with the lion’s…

New secretary for Platform Broadband@Sea

Jul 25, 2012

HME has outsourced the executing activities of Platform Broadband@Sea to Ron Vollenga of  Outsource-IT Management. HME remains the owner of the Platform, Ron Vollenga will coordinate the activities and events on behalf of HME. Broadband@Sea promotes transparency in the maritime broadband market…

OCENS Upgrades its 'WeatherNet' Weather on Demand Service

Jul 25, 2012

OCENS announces version 3 of its award-winning WeatherNet Weather-on-Demand service.The manufacturers explain that WeatherNet 3 transforms the product selection process by asking users for their general weather interests and then responding…

Vizinex RFID Introduce Long Range Asset Tags

Jul 25, 2012

Vizinex RFID Introduces Sentry AST™ long range durable asset tags for outdoor and industrial monitoring(Radio-frequency identification (RFID) refers to the use of a wireless non-contact system that uses radio-frequency electromagnetic fields to transfer data from a tag attached to an object…

Navy Researches Find Way to Track AIS 'Silent' Vessels

Jul 25, 2012

US Office of Naval Research modify existing technologies to make a new-generation tracking system of the AIS 'silent'The Navy will soon get a leg by using 'Rough Rhino', an electronic system for locating illegal fisherman, drug smugglers, pirates…

Esri Joins World Ocean Council

Jul 24, 2012

Esri joins the World Ocean Council (WOC) to support ocean sustainable development & conservationEsri's chief scientist Dawn Wright will share her geospatial expertise with WOC's Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP) and Ocean Science working groups…

JRC ECDIS Models Update with Admiralty Info. Overlay

Jul 24, 2012

A software update now makes the Admiralty Information overlay available on all current JRC ECDIS models.The Admiralty Information Overlay, a free service to Admiralty Vector Chart Service customers, is a simple way to view the most comprehensive…

ExxonMobil Expands MobilGard Supply in Shanghai

Jul 23, 2012

ExxonMobil Marine Lubricants completed the first bulk delivery of Mobilgard 570 cylinder oil in the Port of Shanghai in May.  The bulk delivery of Mobilgard 570 was made by Hai Gong You 30, the first double-hulled marine lubricants-delivery barge to operate in Shanghai…

US 'Great Green Fleet' Visit by SECNAV, CNO

Jul 23, 2012

The Secretary of the Navy & Chief of Naval Operations visit USS Nimitz for RIMPAC bio-fuel demonstration The Secretary of the Navy, the honorable Ray Mabus, and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert, visited the aircraft carrier…

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First Canadian Oil Export Cargo from Expanded Trans Mountain Pipeline Set to Load

First Canadian Oil Export Cargo from Expanded Trans Mountain Pipeline Set to Load

Port Houston Posts Double Digit Box Growth

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Ukraine's Waterborne Food Exports Fall 17.1%

Ukraine's Waterborne Food Exports Fall 17.1%

CJC Appoints Aik Hui Transactional Director in Singapore

CJC Appoints Aik Hui Transactional Director in Singapore

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