NEWS AND VIEWS FROM SHIPPINGINSIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS – WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 5

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registerInmarsat and Samsung sign ‘smart ship’ MoU

art1September 5, 2017 — Inmarsat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), under which the satellite operator’s Fleet Xpress service will be integrated into newbuild ‘smart ships’ from the vessel construction stage to provide connectivity for a range of digital processes. Continue Reading…

DigitalShipWartsila conducts remote control operations with OSV

art2September 1, 2017 — Smart shipping is edging closer to reality. One recent test conducted by Wärtsilä demonstrated the viability of remotely operating an platform supply vessel in the North Sea from 5,000 miles away in California. Continue Reading…

MarineLogABB to Power the ‘Anti-cruise Ship’

art3September 5, 2017 — ABB will provide the power and propulsion for the first in a series of vessels that mark Ritz Carlton’s first foray into the maritime sector. The 190-meter long vessel has been dubbed the “anti-cruise ship” because it can accommodate just 298 passengers and is aimed at providing a more bespoke service than larger cruise ships. Continue Reading…

MarineLinkThree Ways to Protect Your Supply Chain From Cyber-Attack

art4August 29, 2017 — Threats on cyber security serve as wake-up calls to businesses across industries. When threats or attacks hit close to home,  like the recent cyber-attack on Maersk Line, you might feel a heightened sense of urgency to review your own contingency plan. While any supply chain has the potential to become a target, there are steps you can take to protect your maritime supply chain. By analyzing cyber risks in advance, you can prepare to defend against them instead of waiting until after you’ve been attacked. Continue Reading…

The Maritime ExecutiveUpcoming ADMIRALTY ‘Living with ECDIS’ Seminar in London to help ensure ECDIS compliance

art5September 1, 2017 — The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced the details of its free ECDIS seminar taking place in London, UK on Friday 15th September, as part of London International Shipping Week. Continue Reading…

SMI_logo-01New from SHIPPINGInsight: Lunch-and-Learn at 2017 Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition

Working with documentAugust 30, 2017 — The organizers of SHIPPINGInsight 2017 today announced plans for a unique Lunch-and-Learn program during the annual Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition, which takes place Oct. 10-12, at the Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa in Stamford, Connecticut. Continue Reading…

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sponsorspotlightKVH-Logo-150x44KVH Industries is a leading manufacturer of solutions that provide global high-speed Internet, television, and voice services via satellite to mobile users at sea and on land. These solutions include the mini-VSAT Broadband network, TracPhone satellite communications systems, and TracVision satellite television systems. KVH is also a premier manufacturer of high performance sensors and integrated inertial systems for defense and commercial guidance and stabilization applications.

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