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  • Advances in Satcom On-The-Move Testing

    The Satcom On-The-Move (SOTM) market has experienced a rapid growth in recent years. In situations where no terrestrial communication infrastructure exists (e.g. disaster scenarios), SOTM systems represent one of the best solution.

  • Iran to Import Shipbuilding Technology from South...

    The managing director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) said the Iran Shipbuilding and Offshore Industries Complex Company (ISOICO) has been introduced to import the technology of building giant ships from South Korea.  

  • Korean Register opens new ICT centre to...

    Korean Register (KR) has opened a new information communications technology (ICT) centre in order to speed up the development of innovative information and ICT systems across the maritime and ship classification industries.

  • HHI & Saudi Arabia’s Bahri to develop smart...

    South Korea’s top shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. has joined hands with Saudi Arabia’s national shipping company to develop cutting-edge smart ship technology as part of efforts to foster its smart ship business. 
     

  • Wind propulsion device will undergo testing...

    Commercial tankers using sail power to navigate the seas could be the wave of the future. Tests are scheduled to get underway in 2018 to confirm whether wind propulsion technology provides projected fuel savings. The results could well determine whether sail technology would be used in tanker vessels.

  • ATTO Technology now shipping new Thunderbolt™ 3...

    A global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for nearly 30 years, continues to lead the marketplace in supporting content creators with the launch of new ThunderLink® Thunderbolt™ 3 connectivity devices for both 16Gb and 32Gb Fibre Channel.

  • LNG fueled ferries to have MAN Cryo fuel-gas...

    MAN Cryo, MAN Diesel & Turbo's marine-LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer, has signed a contract with the Vard shipyard group in Norway to deliver a fuel-gas supply system (FGSS) for the two ferries that it is building for shipowner and ferry operator Torghatten Nord under a contract announced.

  • BMT Secures REMBRANDT Contract with UK’s Marine...

    BMT Ship & Coastal Dynamics (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has announced a new contract with the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB), acknowledged as a world leader in ship electronic evidence gathering, including VDR data recovery and interpretation. BMT has installed its industry leading marine navigation and manoeuvring simulator, REMBRANDT and will provide ongoing specialised training, to allow MAIB personnel to benefit from its unique attributes.

  • Green Ox® Pallet Technology and AllPak Container...

    Green Ox® Pallet Technology, the exclusive global provider of Green Ox corrugated pallets and the patented Green Ox and Box, has introduced a strategic partnership with Washington-based Allpak Container, a national leader in packaging and display products.

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Crewless electric cargo ships may be on the horizon in Norway

Companies team up to build autonomous, zero-emission container "feeder ship." SpaceX's drone landing ships have already proven that uncrewed vessels can handle some of the most dangerous jobs at sea. Now, two Norwegian companies are poised to put robo-boats into one of the most dull: hauling cargo down the fjord.

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From the limited capabilities to send SOS messages to full video streaming and live conferencing… How Broadband Satellite Connectivity reshapes Maritime Industry?

New technology always contributes in making a positive difference in our lives. For many years, we have enjoyed the wide broadband internet connectivity that made our lives much easier.  Through this technology, the whole world became a small village in our hands. We were privileged enough to witness this revolution and enjoy “what is possible” in the broadband satellite connectivity world. However, 5 years ago this was not the case for people who were working in the sea and spending long time off land. They had very limited connection services, they could only send the SOS messages, text emails without attachments and very limited browsing ability.

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