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Free Charting Data Overlay

To help offset stresses on overworked bridge teams and crew driven by the current pandemic, ChartWorld is offering its CIO+ Information Overlay Service free of charge to all vessels until the crew exchange process has been resolved. ChartWorld Information Overlay, known as CIO+, is a data overlay shown in ECDIS as a user chart, loaded

By |2020-05-13T13:57:47+01:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: Navigation & Communication, News, Onboard Systems|0 Comments

Digitial Chart Agent Makes Acquisition

A digital chart agent and ECDIS manufacturer has announced the acquisition of a Canadian company. ChartWorld's acquisition of marine chart and publication agent Maritime Services Ltd comes as it has seen significant growth in the North American region. Steven van de Schootbrugge, CEO of Germany-headquartered ChartWorld, commented, “We have seen double-digit growth in the North

By |2020-04-16T14:35:44+01:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: Navigation & Communication, News, Onboard Systems|0 Comments

First Global Comms Network In Space

The first global communications network in space is being built to deliver ubiquitous, low latency, high speed connectivity worldwide in a move that aims to provide a unique offering for the maritime sector. OneWeb’s service is designed to provide reliable, fit-for-purpose connectivity to facilitate ‘Software-as-a-Service’ to the marine industry, powering digital transformation at sea. Underpinned

By |2020-03-20T14:40:44+00:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Navigation & Communication, News|0 Comments

Global Messaging Device Improves Connectivity

A new global messaging and personal safety device automatically transitions between satellite, cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity for those who live, work or travel on the fringe of terrestrial coverage. Iridium Communications’ partner company ZOLEO has launched the compact and lightweight ZOLEO device, which is aimed at smartphone users and connects via Bluetooth to a free

By |2020-03-16T15:50:37+00:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Navigation & Communication, News|0 Comments