Tag: <span>ECDIS</span>

Zeaborn Ship Management rolls out Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution
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Zeaborn Ship Management rolls out Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution

Hamburg-based third-party ship manager Zeaborn Ship Management (ZSM) has chosen Wärtsilä Voyage’s Fleet Operations Solution (FOS) as the digital navigation platform for its managed tanker fleet. Each of the ship manager’s 12 vessels will deploy the state-of-the-art system, enabling ZSM to effectively benchmark voyage execution, support the safety of the fleet and reduce crew workload....

Voyager Worldwide partners with Baker, Lyman & Co
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Voyager Worldwide partners with Baker, Lyman & Co

Voyager Worldwide and Baker, Lyman & Co, one of the oldest distributors of Admiralty and NOAA navigation charts and publications in the USA, have announced a new partnership to provide Voyager navigation software solutions to Baker Lyman customers ahead of the retirement of the UKHO’s ADMIRALTY e-Navigator Planning Station and ADMIRALTY Gateway e-chart updating software...

New display simplifies docking procedure
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New display simplifies docking procedure

Raytheon Anschütz, a business of Raytheon Technologies, is introducing a new “Docking Display” as an optional feature for the Conning NX navigational ship software. The Docking Display provides a navigator an overview of ship data at a glance and a chart window to facilitate docking. It is designed using Conning NX “widgets” that can be...

Furuno and ChartWorld optimise voyage planning
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Furuno and ChartWorld optimise voyage planning

Furuno and ChartWorld have entered a cooperation agreement to promote ChartWorld’s information-overlay service to Furuno ECDIS operators and owners. ChartWorld Information Overlay, known as CIO+, is a data overlay shown in ECDIS as a user chart, loaded on top of the Electronic Nautical Chart. CIO+ is a tool to help the team on the bridge...

Siam Lucky Marine opts for GNS navigation package
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Siam Lucky Marine opts for GNS navigation package

Thai shipping company Siam Lucky Marine has selected GNS for the supply of an integrated navigation solution to nine of its 21 gas carriers. GNS will provide its SEALL touchscreen ECDIS, voyager planning and navigation management software as well as ENCs for safe and compliant navigation. The deal has been secured under a fixed annual...

NYK launches digital guidance for ECDIS operations
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NYK launches digital guidance for ECDIS operations

NYK Shipmanagement, an NYK Group company, has launched iPlus ECDIS, a digital guidance to help officers acquire expert knowledge of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) operation in a short time. The new digital platform covers the use of 66 ECDIS operations, providing quick educational guidance to assist officers with their speed of use...

CIRM Guideline to combat ECDIS operational issues
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CIRM Guideline to combat ECDIS operational issues

International association of marine electronics companies, Comité International Radio-Maritime (CIRM) has published its Guideline on Performance Test Procedure for ECDIS to minimise operational issues of ECDIS systems. According to CIRM, stakeholders have raised concerns about the condition on in-service ECDIS. Operational issues include inadequate power supply arrangements, the running of outdated software versions, disabled audio...

STM launches navigational warning service
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STM launches navigational warning service

The Sea Traffic Management (STM) Validation project has released a new service that reduces workload for crew on board ships while lowering the risk of accidents and misunderstanding. The Baltic Navigational Warning Service enables navigational warnings to be sent directly to on board ECDIS systems. According to STM, the new service allows warnings to be...

The future of digitalisation in 2018
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The future of digitalisation in 2018

Ilmo Kuutti, President, NAPA Group  As we enter 2018, digitalisation is accelerating at an exponential rate. Driven by numerous factors including the reduction of costs, increase in availability, regulatory pressure, and the expectations of the industry’s next generation of digital natives, shipping is slowly but surely abandoning the status quo and embracing digital. However, despite...

AI-powered THESIS applications launched by Transas
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AI-powered THESIS applications launched by Transas

Transas has launched the first package of applications built on its Cloud-based maritime operations management platform THESIS, incorporating machine learning technologies with the aim of reducing the potential for human error on the bridge or substandard decision support from shore. The ‘A-Suite’ software package is designed to be used by vessel crews as well as...