Industry Sectors - VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


LR Classes First Ship “Cyber Safe”

 30 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Korean shipyard Hanjin Heavy Industries has delivered three ships which are the first to be classed with Lloyd’s Register’s notations certifying the autonomous systems onboard as safe from human error

MOL Studies Autonomous Vessels

 30 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Global Issues, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Carrier Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has received Japanese government funding for its project to develop autonomous ocean-going vessels.

MOL Adds Connected Hazard Map to Ship System

 25 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Security, Surveillance and Detection, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is adding a hazard map to a system used on board its ships for navigation called the Captain's Dynamic Operation System for Counter planning and Analysis

WSS Wants Drones to Take Over Maritime Operations

 22 May 2017     Health and Safety, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Global maritime industry group Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has shared its view on shipping’s future, pointing towards drones as playing a key role in its services going forward

Watch: NYK Line Develops Navigation Support Tool

 18 May 2017     Carriers, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), one of the oldest and largest shipping companies in the world, has jointly developed a support tool that enables officers to better manage and share navigational information with the Monohakobi Technology Institute and Japan Radio


Watch: Inmarsat Launches Sea Comms Rocket

 17 May 2017     Global Issues, Security, Surveillance and Detection, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Inmarsat has confirmed the successful launch of the fourth, high-speed broadband communications satellite in its transformational Global Xpress (GX) constellation

Partnership to Advance Smart Ships with Big Data

 11 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Security, Surveillance and Detection, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipbuilder, has agreed to establish a partnership in the smart ship sector with the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri)

Watch: Port Navigation Tool Released

 10 May 2017     Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has launched an online tool for deep-sea and short-sea schedules called ‘Navigate’ in its beta version

Feature: Everything You Need to Know About ECDIS Regulations

 13 Apr 2017     Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port & Maritime Training, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Martek Marine explains why ship owners must equip all vessels with compliant Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)

Rolls-Royce Takes Automation to Norwegian Ferries

 12 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Rolls-Royce has taken its vessel automation development another step further after signing a deal with Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven