Shipping Captains Receive Space Security

Piracy is still an issue in modern times, with criminal groups using advanced equipment and tactics to attack commercial vessels in waters around Africa and Asia. These attacks involving the robbery and ransom of ships cost between $13 and $16 billion annually. The actual number of attacks is unknown due to underreporting by shipping companies, … Read more

HOOPS SDKs Power Industry’s First Ship Information Modeling Platform

Tech Soft 3D, the leading provider of engineering software development toolkits, today announces that Naval Architect, a Germany-based start-up focused on building the next-generation cloud design platform for shipbuilding, has leveraged the power of HOOPS Exchange, HOOPS Communicator and Siemens Parasolid to fuel the development of the industry’s first Shipbuilding Information Modeling (SIM) platform. The … Read more

President & COO Nick Confuorto Retires

Samuel W. Croll, CEO of CR Ocean Engineering LLC (CROE), has announced the retirement of Nick Confuorto, President and COO since 2013. Confuorto will continue to collaborate with the firm in an advisory capacity. Confuorto catapulted CROE from a startup company to one of the most successful marine service specialists in the world. CROE specializes … Read more

Management Changes at CR Ocean Engineering

Samuel W. Croll, CEO of CR Ocean Engineering LLC (, has announced two changes to his senior management team effective July 1, 2021. Dominique Philibert has become President and COO, and Nick Confuorto, CR Ocean Engineering’s former President and COO, will retire and remain with the firm in an advisory capacity. Dominique Philibert has been the … Read more

OpenEnvoy Announces $6.5M Oversubscribed Seed Round Led by Riot Ventures to Capture the $500B Financial Audit Market Opportunity

Today, OpenEnvoy, a fintech startup providing a comprehensive suite of robotic process automation (RPA) tools for invoice auditing, announced an oversubscribed $6.5 million seed round led by Riot Ventures with participation by RRE, Gokul Rajaram, Naval Ravikant, Firebolt, Coelius Capital, Hack VC, Uncorrelated and TNT Ventures. Founded in 2020 by industry veterans, OpenEnvoy eliminates supplier … Read more