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Saturday, November 25, 2017

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Courtesy of HydroComp

HydroComp's Online Professional Training Program

HydroComp, Inc. Introduces Online Professional Training Program. Hydrocomp introduces  a new platform for interactive learning and consulting.   These online professional training classes will offer both focused software training, as well as general educational classes in the field of hydrodynamics. This program was created in response to needs of the software users around the world and gives participants the opportunity to interact with our experts and their peers; anywhere.   Software training classes will highlight new updates and methods to each of our products.

Geoffrey Abbott (Photo: Greensea)

Greensea Hires Abbott as Robotics Engineer

control systems for original equipment manufacturer products.   As a robotics engineer at Greensea, Abbott will help further the company’s ability to easily integrate, configure and deploy its technology across vehicles and sensors in the marine industry.   Abbott was previously a software development manager at MyWebGrocer, where he led a team in the Rapid Application Development Group. His experience also includes partnership in a local software development company and a teaching position in advanced programming at Champlain College in Burlington, Vt. Abbott earned his B.S. degree

Hans Gieskes (Photo: Chartco)

Chartco Appoints Gieskes as Chairman

data and compliance services, ChartCo, has announced the appointment of Hans Gieskes as Chairman. In addition to chairing a range of companies, including the successful AXIO Data Group, Mr Gieskes has been CEO and President of organizations such as Cision – global market leader of cloud-based software and services for PR professionals, and LexisNexis - global market leader for online information and services for legal and risk-management industries.  Almost all of his career has been associated with digital technology businesses.    ChartCo has made two acquisitions this year

Spellman Joins INTTRA as CTO

INTTRA announced that Peter Spellman has joined the company as a Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. He brings 25 years of experience as a software executive with a strong track record of conceiving, designing, developing and deploying innovative products. Spellman will be responsible for INTTRA's platform and technology strategy and execution.   Spellman has joined INTTRA from Tracelink, a pharmaceutical supply chain network where he designed, delivered and operated a cloud-native, multi-tenant, highly scalable platform for inter-company supply chain business and compliance

Todd Shou (Photo: CMR Group)

CMR Group Makes Two Senior Appointments

; The CMR Group supplies instrumentation and controls for offshore platforms and vessels, marine, engines and industrial applications world-wide. With core product groups including rugged cable systems, controls, custom products, electronics, alarm monitoring and safety systems, industrial sensors, and software, the company is an engineering partner for many leading manufacturers

Lars Francke Riisberg (Photo: Logimatic)

Logimatic Announces Leadership Change

years. The company has therefore appointed Lars Francke Riisberg as CEO to strengthen the management with new leadership. Although new in the position as CEO, Riisberg has been part of Logimatic's Board of Directors. For 25 years, he has been involved in the development, sale and implementation of software solutions for the maritime sector. In addition, he has an MBA in Corporate Entrepreneurship. Since the beginning of 1989, Riisberg has assisted in the development of the software known today as SERTICA.   Former CEO, Michael Paarup, will continue as Vice Director/COO and with Riisberg 

ABB Names Jouret Chief Digital Officer

. He has lived in 12 countries including France, Singapore and the United States. Additionally, he worked for Cisco as IT Director for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region and in the Internet Business Solutions Group.   Jouret left Cisco in 2014 to join Envision Energy, where he led the software products business, including a platform for the emerging energy internet. Jouret has been Chief Technical Officer at Nokia Technologies since April 2015, and recently drove a major acquisition in the digital health sector.   “Guido Jouret is a proven leader in the digital revolution

Paul Ashton (Photo: iMarine Software)

Ashton Joins iMarine Software

iMarine Software has announced that Paul Ashton has joined the company as Director and will be responsible for continuing software development of the company's range of software applications including SeaProc, a cloud based maritime e-procurement solution for buyers and sellers in a marine environment.   Ashton is known in the marine industry as a founder of SpecTec where he was the U.K. Managing Director then group VP responsible for U.K., France, Middle East and Africa. After the merger with Station 12 to create Xantic, the largest satellite communication and software company in the maritime

INTERSCHALT Shuffles Executive Management

INTERSCHALT maritime systems GmbH, a provider of maritime software for cargo operations and fleet management, NavCom services and manufacturer of VDR systems, announced a change in the company’s executive management today. This follows Cargotec Corporation’s acquisition of INTERSCHALT in January 2016.    Robert Gärtner, who has served as CEO of INTERSCHALT since 2006, stepped down from his position on June 20 to pursue other opportunities. Two managing directors have now been appointed: Benoit de la Tour, President of Navis, and Rainer Twisterling, former Vice President

Walter Hannemann (Photo: Dualog)

Dualog Names Hannemann Product Manager

Ex-Maersk and Torm IT Manager Walter Hannemann joins Dualog to drive development of future-ready maritime software solutions   Independent maritime software solutions and ITC (Information & Communication Technology) services provider Dualog has appointed Walter Hannemann as its new Product Manager.   Hannemann, an electronics engineer and experienced shipping industry ITC specialist joins Dualog after holding positions in IT management at Maersk Tankers and Torm. His previous roles have covered the full ITC spectrum for vessel and fleet operations.

Seen here is WinGD training manager Tyson Liang Qin presenting the W-FMS virtual reality engine room to a delegation of ship owners. (Photo: WInGD)

WinGD Opens Virtual Reality Engine Room Facilities

installations at strategic locations around the world. As well as being the first installation of WinGD’s dedicated, multi-touchscreen simulation hardware in China, the Shanghai FMS system is also first to be pre-programmed with specially adapted versions of the engine-specific W-Xpert simulation software WinGD develops with its partner UNITEST Marine Simulators Ltd, based in Gdynia, Poland.   The FMS training facility at the Marine Power Academy, where some 500 crew are trained each year, is shared by HHM and WinGD, and both report that the system is proving very popular with course participants

Photo: The Centre for Marine Simulation

Simulation: The Centre for Marine Simulation

main areas; Training, Industrial Response, and Applied Research. To support these activities the Centre continues grow its technical capacity and as such is able to provide solutions for many of its clients including the development of ship models, geographic and area databases and the provision of software development. Reflecting its location in Newfoundland and Labrador, the centre has focused its ability on representing operations in harsh environments and ice covered waters.   With training, CMS is involved in offshore oil and gas and commercial shipping. While  Dynamic Positioning

Navigation Systems Donation Supports Industry Training

Rose Point Navigation Systems has donated its Rose Point ECS software to the Inland Logistics and Marine Institute at West Kentucky Community & Technical College, college officials announced today.   Steve Hearn, manager of external education programs - river operations at WKCTC, said Rose Point’s ECS was used to establish an electronic charting and radar training classroom at WKCTC's 631 Marine Way facility and will be used in the Marine Technology program. "This donation will enable the Inland Logistics and Marine Institute to offer the professional mariner access to training

Sebastien Marcaillou (Photo: CMR Group)

CMR Targets OEM Engine Sector, Appoints Marcaillou

instrumentation, controls and power management for offshore platforms and vessels, marine, engine and industrial applications around the world. With core product groups including rugged cable systems, controls, custom products, electronics, alarm monitoring and safety systems, industrial sensors, and software the CMR Group is an engineering partner for the world’s leading manufacturers

Douglas Owen (Photo: BIC)

Owen Appointed Secretary General of the Bureau International des Containers

organization which promotes safety, security, sustainability and efficiency in container transportation.  Since joining, he has launched a number of new initiatives and increased interaction with members and partner associations.   Using his wide experience of innovative data and software solutions for container fleet management, he most recently led the launch of the BoxTech Technical Characteristics Database (TCD). The organization’s newest endeavor, the BoxTech TCD is  a non-profit platform for the sharing of container technical details.     &ldquo

Photo courtesy of Kongsberg

Custom Engine Room Simulator for RAN

simulator model has been procured within the Ship Specific Component (NMP 1935) of the Marine Technician Lead in Simulator (MT LIS) and is complementary to the generic simulator capability in HMAS Cerberus (NMP 1930). The model reuses existing K-Sim Engine simulator infrastructure such as base simulator software, in addition to the hardware and the competence already gained by HMAS Cerberus instructors. Since the Force Structure Review 2008, the Australian Defence Force’s strategic guidance has increasingly focused on the use of simulation to increase force generation capacity in a cost effective

Jan-Erik Räsänen (Photo: Foreship)

Räsänen Joins Foreship

; In a 20-year period with ABB that included extensive managerial experience in both newbuilding and retrofits, Mr Räsänen ultimately became Head of New Technologies for the group’s Marine business. He played a leading role in advancing energy management and decision support through software and the adoption of battery technologies on working vessels, with landmark projects including the retrofit of the complete power and propulsion systems for two of the world´s largest emission-free electric ferries. In 2013, Mr Räsänen compiled and edited the widely-cited book &lsquo

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