Starlink - what does it mean for shipping communications?

(Mar 19 2020)

Elon Musk’s company SpaceX is in the process of launching 12,000 to 42,000 communications satellites. What might this mean for shipping communications?



Anglo-Eastern extends DNV GL’s Navigator Port technology to fleet

(Mar 12 2020)

Anglo-Eastern, one of the world’s leading ship managers, has completed the successful roll-out of Navigator Port to its fleet of more than 600 vessels.



Teekay Offshore selects Marlink for managed IT services

(Jan 30 2020)

Teekay Offshore has selected Marlink’s ITLink solutions portfolio with its benchmark IT operational platform, KeepUp@Sea, to streamline and improve fleet IT management.



North P&I Club launches new initiative to help members prepare for the IMO’s cyber security deadline

(Jan 16 2020)

North P&I Club has announced details of a new benefit for its Members to encourage them to better understand their vulnerabilities to cyber risk and to improve their cyber security processes and systems ahead of the International Maritime Organizatio...



Vessel safety comes a step closer

(Sep 01 2014)

Inmarsat has announced details of its forthcoming Maritime Safety Data Service (MSDS) for Fleet Broadband.



BASS upgrades management offering - wins order

(May 01 2014)

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



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.




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