Cobham SATCOM launches “most advanced maritime satellite TV antenna yet”

Cobham Satcom has unveiled its most advanced maritime satellite TV antenna yet. Designed primarily for use on cruise ships and mega yachts, the 3.7 meter Sea Tel 370s TV is a groundbreaking solution designed to expand onboard access to the highest quality programming anywhere in the world, while significantly reducing lifetime technical costs.

The Sea Tel 370s TV leverages the newest generation Sea Tel Integrated Marine Electronics (IMA) platform, which is already proven in the world’s most...

Bourbon to use Opsealog fleet monitoring and performance optimisation on 104 vessels

Enhanced fleet monitoring and data-driven optimisation will be deployed across BOURBON’s global Marine & Logistics fleet of 104 vessels to boost efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, under a new strategic partnership with marine digitalisation expert, Opsealog.
The multi-year agreement follows a six-month pilot on 25 Offshore Supply Vessels (OSVs), which demonstrated average monthly emissions savings of 45 to 50 tonnes of CO2 per vessel. These results were achieved through...

Indian Register / IIT develop disabled ship trajectory prediction tool

Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) and Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at advancing maritime safety through the development of a ship trajectory prediction tool.

The trajectory prediction of disabled ships is a critical aspect of maritime safety, facilitating early warnings and rescue operation planning. Understanding and predicting the movement of disabled ships and floating objects drifting in the open sea, under the...

Integrating Navtor’s bunkers on board data with lubricant procurement

Closelink GmbH, the leader in marine lubricant procurement, is excited to announce an integration with NAVTOR, a premier provider of fleet monitoring solutions. This collaboration brings NAVTOR’s stock reporting (ROB) data directly into Closelink’s procurement platform to help ship managers generate greater cost savings and enhanced planning in lubricant procurement.

Driving cost savings through strategic order planning

By integrating NAVTOR’s data, Closelink has automated the collection and...

Wavelink Maritime Institute of Singapore takes Wärtsilä dual fuel engine simulator

Technology group Wärtsilä has supplied its new dual-fuel engine simulator technology for Wavelink Maritime Institute (WMI), the maritime training arm of the Singapore Maritime Officer’s Union (SMOU). The navigational and technological simulators are a central feature of the simulation suite at WMI, which was recently inaugurated by H.E. Ms. Grace FU Hai Yien, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment and Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations of the Republic of Singapore.

Sustainable fuels...

NYK and Singapore port authority to collaborate on decarbonisation, including training crew on ammonia fuel

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to deepen their partnership and accelerate maritime decarbonisation, digitalisation, and manpower development efforts. The MoU was signed by Mr Teo Eng Dih, Chief Executive, MPA, and Mr Takaya Soga, President and Group Chief Executive, NYK, on 2 July 2024.

2. In line with the International Maritime Organization’s revised Greenhouse Gas strategy 2023, the...

Monitor your fenders remotely

Nordic Fender, a leading supplier of maritime fenders and related services, has entered into a strategic partnership with SkyLab IoT, experts in innovative Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. This collaboration focuses on the exclusive development and expansion of smart fender and buoy solutions that provide real-time data worldwide.

Thanks to this partnership, users of Nordic Fender products can now benefit from live monitoring of critical parameters such as air pressure, temperature, humidity,...

Ektank uses Anschütz autopilot

The Swedish shipping company Ektank has opted for a new autopilot from Anschütz for the modernisation of an oil tanker. The NautoPilot 5300 NX is a state-of-the-art autopilot that offers the most comprehensive range of fuel-saving features in addition to high-precision control.

The new autopilot was installed on board their vessel M/T Ekfjord. Ekfjord is a very well equipped 17,000 dwt double skin tanker with DNV NAUT-OC notation that operates in global trade.

“We are delighted that Ektank has...

Borealis Maritime joins Eyesea pollution reporting service

Borealis Maritime, a leading maritime asset management company is proud to announce its partnership with Eyesea, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ocean and coastal pollution mapping and environmental protection.

This collaboration underlines Borealis Maritime’s commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable maritime practices. By joining Eyesea, Borealis Maritime will provide access to its fleet to assist in the critical mission of mapping and mitigating marine pollution.


Bearing’s AI vessel deployment optimiser for tramp shipping

Following the success of its Deployment Planner for liner shipping companies, Bearing AI has announced a set of powerful new features designed specifically for tramp shipping companies.

Unlike liner operators, tramp shipping companies execute one-time contracts between ports of loading and discharge. This makes it difficult to optimize emissions performance while maintaining profitability.

The latest Deployment Planner for tramp shipping companies addresses these challenges head-on. By...

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