NEWS AND VIEWS FROM SHIPPINGINSIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS – WEEK OF OCTOBER 2

Final Countdown to SHIPPINGInsight 2017

art1The 6th Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition convenes next week in Stamford. It’s not too late to register. Use the convenient online online portal at www.shippinginsight.com.

 

LR Approves HMD Cargo Handling System for LNG Bunker Vessel

art2September 29, 2017 — HMD and the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Corporate Research Center jointly developed the cargo handling system design based on their extensive experience of building gas carriers. HMD chose to develop the LNG bunkering vessel design because of the potential for growth in the LNG-fuelled ship sector. Continue Reading…

MarineLinkWinGD moves ahead on digitalization

art3October 2, 2017 — Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) reports that a data collection and monitoring (DCM) platform for engines and associated onboard systems, developed in collaboration with Enamor Ltd of Gdynia, is now ready for commercial application. Continue Reading…

MarineLogShipping Operating Costs Declining -Report

art4September 28, 2017 — Total annual operating costs in the shipping industry fell by an average of 1.1 percent in 2016, says international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens. This compares with the 2.4 percent average fall in costs recorded for 2015. For the second successive year, all categories of expenditure were down on those for the previous 12-month period, most notably for insurance costs and stores. Continue Reading…

Screen Shot 2016-09-13 at 3.21.25 PMLatest Epic satellite launched successfully

art5October 2, 2017 — Intelsat has confirmed the successful launch of its Intelsat 37e satellite from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, the latest addition to its EpicNG constellation of high throughput satellites. Continue Reading…

DigitalShipGPS Spoofing Patterns Discovered

art6September 26, 2017 — Examination of global ship tracking data for the last two years has shown several instances of multiple vessels reporting their locations as being on land at airports far from where the ships were operating off shore. Continue Reading…

The Maritime ExecutiveSmoke & Mirrors

art7Q3 2017 — In today’s opaque industry hiding what’s really coming out of the stack is too easy, but the technology required to deliver the transparency needed for true smart regulation is already available, says Allan Skouboe. Continue Reading…

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worldlink-webSince 1989, World-Link has been helping world merchant fleets to experience the best communications on their vessels by providing them with tailored communications solutions and software, as well as billing and technical support services. World-Link Communications is a vibrant, fast growing maritime satellite communications company, ISO 9001:2008 / Inmarsat Gold service provider certified, with a reputation for excellence. Our offerings span the entire maritime satellite communications process, from shipping route analysis through hardware installation and network optimization, providing our clients a seamless partnership throughout. Founded in 1989, World-Link is a pioneer in the production of communications solutions brought on by ever expanding customer needs. Innovation is our main drive, in everything we do. We set high standards for our professional team and our technologies and we can customize our products and services to meet customer’s specific communications needs. World-Link Communications is the ideal partner for delivering maritime communications in a reliable, cost-effective, and timely manner. Our Technical Support Team, made up of network and software engineers, is directly available 24/7. Maritime satellite communications is highly complex and expensive, yet essential for delivering secure and effective communications to seafarers. Maritime communications needs are fundamentally different for each shipping company, as the exact requirements are shaped by many unique factors. To help our customers navigate the process while saving money, World-Link offers a wide range of products and services that can be tailored to specific communications conditions. We leave the details of each voyage to you. Let us take care of your vessel´s communications needs.

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