NAPA, FURUNO Support Maritime Fleet’s Big Data Progress

first_imgzoom Maritime data analysis, software and services provider NAPA, and marine electronics equipment and solutions provider FURUNO, have agreed to enter a partnership designed to support the digital progress of the global maritime fleet.The parties have integrated NAPA Performance Monitoring and NAPA Logbook software with FURUNO hardware to offer a market-ready data logging and reporting solution using data signals already present onboard.“This partnership offers a step forward into the Big Data era for ship owners, operators and managers with Internet of Things data-collection, electronic logging, and ship-shore and data-centre communications,” the companies said.The services offered will use existing FURUNO hardware and satellite communication solutions to support data-driven streamlining of operations, through business intelligence and boosting vessel performance, crew productivity and shore operation.The two data-led platforms offered form the basis of NAPA’s Shipping Solutions, designed to optimise vessel efficiency, safety, and enhance productivity both on-board and for shore based offices.last_img read more

SLFP demands due process when appointing new AG

He said that the President must nominate the new AG and the Constitutional Council must approve the nomination. The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) today demanded that due process be followed when appointing a new Attorney General (AG).SLFP member and Government Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said that the appointment of the new AG must take place soon. There have been reports the new AG will be appointed through a process which goes against the 19th Amendment to the constitution. It has been reported that the Government will overlook Solicitor General Suhada Gamlath who is next in line to be the AG. The AG post has been left vacant following the retirement of Attorney General Yuwanjana Wanasundara.Nimal Siripala de Silva said that the SLFP will oppose appointing an AG selected from outside of the Attorney General’s Department. He said that in the past there was opposition from the United National Party to appointing an AG from outside of the Attorney General’s Department so that position should remain even now. (Colombo Gazette) read more