Denmark Makes More AIS Data Available
Having already published Automatic Identification System (AIS) vessel traffic data from 2014-2016 on its website, the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) has made even more historical AIS data available. Now anyone who may be interested can also access Danish AIS data from 2006 to 2014. The files will be available for free from the DMA website,
Norway’s USN to Upgrade Its Maritime Simulators
The University College of Southeast Norway (USN) has contracted Kongsberg Digital to deliver a major upgrade of its maritime simulator park. The contract, signed on March 16, 2017, includes five new K-Sim ship’s bridge simulators to be delivered during Autumn 2017 in addition to a Long Term Simulator Support Programme (LTSSP),
VSTEP, Damen Partner for Bahamas Defence Training
A recent cooperation agreement between Damen and VSTEP has been established for the delivery of a NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulator with Alphatron Marine equipment to the Royal Bahamas Defense Force. The delivery is part of the Sandy Bottom Project, which sees the Defense Force acquire a range of Damen patrol vessels,
Eastwood to Lead Shakespeare Marine
Bill Eastwood has been appointed business manager for the Shakespeare Marine Electronics product line of Jarden Applied Materials, a business unit of Newell Brands. In his new role, Eastwood is responsible for the global sales and marketing of Shakespeare antennas and accessories, as well building
Denmark Studies Autonomous Shipping
In the future, autonomous ships may have a central role to play in Denmark. A pre-analysis made by the Danish Technological University (DTU) and the Danish Maritime Authority points to the need to develop technological solutions. As the entire transport sector vigorously strives to develop autonomous solutions,
Remote Controlled Workboats
Tuco Marine Group has introduced remote controlled navigation systems for the ProZero Workboats, offering autonomous self-piloting vessels. Working together with Sea Machines, Tuco Marine Group can now provide the ProZero series, delivered with a system that makes the vessels autonomous and remote controlled.
NAVTOR Opens UK Office
NAVTOR is continuing its global expansion with the news that the Norwegian e-Navigation specialist is opening its first base in the U.K. The firm, which has rapidly built a leading position as a provider of advanced e-Navigation technology and services, has recruited Richard Northover to lead the Somerset based office.
Navionics Acquires Wavey Line
Navionics, a content and location-based services for the recreational boating and outdoor markets, has announced the acquisition of Wavey Line Charts. The crystal-clear waters and the white beaches of the Caribbean – from Hispaniola to the northern end of Bahamas – are one of the world’s most sought after destinations for boaters.
Kongsberg Simulators for International Maritime Institute of New Zealand
The Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology has selected Kongsberg Digital to supply a suite of new navigation simulators for installation at the International Maritime Institute of New Zealand. Awarded in March 2017 following a competitive tender, the contract covers a total of seven Kongsberg
Raytheon Anschütz Advances with Type 26 Global Combat Ship INBS
Raytheon Anschütz, a German-based leader in naval bridge system integration, has achieved several key milestones toward the Integrated Navigation and Bridge System (INBS) for the UK Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ships. Under the current contract, Raytheon Anschütz will deliver the INBS, including customer-specific design and development,