Helm Operations partners with ShipTracks

AUGUST 2, 2018 — Victoria, BC, headquartered marine operations software developer Helm Operations and New Orleans, LA, headquartered AIS data services provider ShipTracks have partnered to integrate their platforms, enabling users of

Helm Operations partners with ShipTracks

AUGUST 2, 2018 — Victoria, BC, headquartered marine operations software developer Helm Operations has partnered with New Orleans, LA, headquartered AIS data services provider ShipTracks to enable users of Helm CONNECT to

More real time nav data for cruise ships calling Cozumel

JANUARY 8, 2017 — Incoming cruise ships entering the Puerta Maya Cruise Terminal in Cozumel, Mexico, can now see real-time current speed, current direction, and water temperature data displayed as part of

Updates to DNVGL’s ECO Insight driven by user feedback

OCTOBER 8, 2015—Classification society DNV GL has recently released an update to its fleet performance solution ECO Insight. DNVGL says that the new features in the updated version draw on the feedback

Final Rule widens NOA and AIS requirements

JANUARY 30, 2015 — The U.S. Coast Guard today announced the publication of the final rule on Vessel Requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure (NOAs) and Automatic Identification Systems (AIS). This

Over-reliance on AIS a factor in Dover Strait collision

OCTOBER 23, 2014 — A collision between a multi-purpose cargo ship an unmanned crane barge under tow in the Dover Strait happened in part because the officer alone on the bridge of

HHI develops collision avoidance system for ships

JULY 23, 2014 — Shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), Ulsan, South Korea has developed Hyundai Intelligent Collision Avoidance Support System (HiCASS) to ensure the safe and optimum navigation of the

Singapore moves to improve navigational safety

MAY 30, 2014 — Investigations by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore showed that human error and poor judgement of the situation was the main cause of three collision incidents resulting

Boatracs introduces new AIS applications

OCTOBER 8, 2013 — Boatracs Inc.will conduct live booth demonstrations of two innovative maritime applications at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans on October 9-11, 2013. Boatracs BTConnect AIS (Automatic Identification

Swedish icebreaker tests new Arctic monitoring system

AUGUST 13, 2013 — The Arctic is one of the world’s most environmentally sensitive areas, while also being one of the most difficult to protect against accidents. The Swedish Maritime Administration is

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