Transas, JRC announce global strategic partnership

(PORTSMOUTH, England and TOKYO) — Digital solutions company Transas and Japan Radio Company (JRC), a leading global marine electronics company, have announced a new strategic partnership. The two companies will work together in research and development, product distribution and project collaboration.

The technical cooperation will be strongly reinforced, including development of innovative solutions, and will bring together the best hardware and best software to produce the next generation of e-navigation products and solutions.

The relationship will offer customers ship navigation solutions for SOLAS and non-SOLAS markets, charts and data applications, fleet operations, simulation and ship traffic solutions, and global support capabilities.

The partnership will use Alphatron's integration capabilities, JRC's hardware capabilities and Transas software and R&D.

"A strategic partnership with a leading player like JRC is the ideal platform for developing a new way forward in the maritime industry. Together we will be able to answer the evolving needs of our customers on a global scale and deliver advantages of the powerful ecosystem THESIS offers, while driving efficiency and productivity," said Frank Coles, Transas CEO.

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By Professional Mariner Staff