Terminal connections evolve with new satcoms offerings

(May 01 2014)

The market for maritime satcoms services for ships and indeed tankers is moving fast.

Providing the right ENC service at the right time is vital

(May 01 2014)

As can be seen from our Satcoms feature on pages 26-32 May TO issue, it is now much easier to send electronic data to vessels, as the satcoms service providers are increasingly offering more bandwidth and transmission speeds at little extra cost.

How to implement and write ECDIS procedures

(May 01 2014)

The UKHO has published an ECDIS guide in which the reader is taken through various stages of electronic chart operations from the very beginning.*

Cyprus concern launches web-based bunker transaction tool

(Apr 01 2014)

What is claimed to be the world’s first real time buying and selling marine fuel platform was launched by Cyprus-based newly formed company Bunkering at Sea (BAS) last year.

Improved fleet management software from BASS

(Mar 31 2014)

Leading shipping management software house BASS has launched the patented BASSnet 2.9 fleet management system.

Thome switches to Seagull

(Mar 31 2014)

Thome Ship Management has installed its existing competence management system (TCMS) into the Seagull Competence Manager online platform.

Pole Star improves tracking system

(Mar 31 2014)

Pole Star Space Applications has released Fleet Management (FM) 2.0, the company’s latest web-based tracking solution.

KVH for Hamburger Lloyd’s tankers

(Mar 31 2014)

Hamburg-based RHL Hamburger Lloyd Tanker has chosen KVH Industries for its mini-VSAT broadband satellite communications solution for its tanker fleet.

Korean Register releases hull structure analysis software

(Mar 21 2014)

The Korean Register (KR) has released SeaTrust-HullScan, a software solution to analyse and appraise a vessel’s hull structure in accordance with the new harmonised common structural rules (CSR-H) for bulkers and tankers.

C-Bird success highlighted

(Mar 21 2014)

Maritime Broadband’s patented C-Bird VSAT communications solution has been installed on several major shipping company vessels recently.

Veson addresses email overload

(Mar 21 2014)

At CMA Shipping 2014, Veson Nautical announced the IMOS Email Parser, a new tool for its Integrated Maritime Operations System (IMOS) software solution.

Q88 launches voyage management tool

(Mar 14 2014)

Q88 has launch what it claimed is a state-of-the-art voyage management system specifically designed for the tanker industry.

Airbus ramps up marine offering

(Mar 14 2014)

Airbus Defense and Space has unveiled its next generation maritime VSAT, which is claimed to provide the most cost-effective and largest coverage high-speed broadband solutions.

New Global Xpress terminals from Cobham

(Mar 14 2014)

Cobham SATCOM is to launch two new maritime terminals and three new land mobile terminals for Inmarsat’s Global Xpress network.

MTN expands range

(Mar 14 2014)

MTN Communications (MTN) has expanded its satellite coverage and throughput for its customers in Southeast Asia and Oceania, following an agreement signed with NewSat.

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