Maintenance & Continuous Improvement

Seabury and LR team up to help clients navigate OPEX and CAPEX challenges
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Seabury and LR team up to help clients navigate OPEX and CAPEX challenges

Maritime investment banking and industry advisory company Seabury Maritime, LLC has formed a strategic partnership with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to support maritime clients with key business decisions. Seabury Maritime, a subsidiary of Seabury Capital Group, will work with LR to build a platform to help shipowners and other shipping stakeholders better assess the risks and...

Norway boosts IMO’s GreenVoyage-2050 GHG project
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Norway boosts IMO’s GreenVoyage-2050 GHG project

Norway has provided an additional NOK 40,000,000 (US $4.3 million) to the IMO-Norway GreenVoyage-2050 project – a project to support the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from international shipping. The project aims to assist countries to implement legal, policy and institutional reforms, build capacity and initiate and promote global efforts to demonstrate and test...

Wärtsilä establishes Expertise Centre in Singapore
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Wärtsilä establishes Expertise Centre in Singapore

Wärtsilä has established its latest Expertise Centre (EC) in Singapore to provide value-adding support functions, including operational support and dynamic maintenance planning for Marine and Energy business customers having Lifecycle Solution agreements with Wärtsilä. The new Singapore EC complements Wärtsilä’s nine other EC units located in strategic locations around the world. Together, the centres support...

Clean Marine and FMSI announce intention to merge
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Clean Marine and FMSI announce intention to merge

Clean Marine and FMSI have announced their intention to merge to create a company providing scrubbers, also known as exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS). The combined entity, which will operate under the name Clean Marine, will provide a fully integrated offering, including Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) expertise, significant capacity, fast production times, project management and...

BigOceanData extends contract with Cory Brothers
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BigOceanData extends contract with Cory Brothers

Vessel tracking and monitoring service and supplier of intelligence solutions, BigOceanData, has extended its contract with logistics and maritime service provider Cory Brothers for a further five years. Cory Brothers uses a package of data collection and analysis services provided by BigOceanData to monitor the arrival and departure of oil and gas tankers at specified...

Royston incorporates Tidetech map overlays into electronic fuel management system
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Royston incorporates Tidetech map overlays into electronic fuel management system

Royston’s marine electronic fuel management system (EFMS), enginei, has integrated Tidetech global datasets in the form of detailed map overlays for more accurate vessel tracking and route planning. The new arrangement enables high resolution data on various environmental conditions to be displayed on the map dashboard of the enginei Web Portal. The purpose is to...

Getzner unveils marine vibration isolation solution
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Getzner unveils marine vibration isolation solution

Austrian company Getzner Werkstoffe has introduced a vibration isolation technology for ships to help cut noise and lower life-cycle costs. Sylomer Marine is an elastic high-tech product for shipbuilding. The Austrian company has introduced the technology to dampen the vibrations and oscillations that can result in wear, noise and damage to the infrastructure.Life- Sylomer Marine...

€1million project to identify next-generation tech for Atlantic maritime sector
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€1million project to identify next-generation tech for Atlantic maritime sector

A pioneering science centre based in northern Portugal is releasing details of a major pan-European project showcasing ‘next-generation’ technology to meet future demands of the Atlantic maritime industry. The International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL) located in Braga is the lead partner in the €1million ‘KETmaritime’ project backed by the European Regional Development Fund. Founded by...

VesselMan receives new investment for ship maintenance tool
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VesselMan receives new investment for ship maintenance tool

Norwegian software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions provider VesselMan has welcomed investors Grieg, Møkster Investment, and Skagerak Maturo to further strengthen its cloud-based management tool designed for ship maintenance and technical projects. Since 2016, VesselMan has secured agreements with shipping companies including Wilhelmsen Ship Management, Transpetrol TP, Höegh LNG, PGS, Møkster Investment, Thomas W. Grieg and Skagerak Maturo....

New BV tool supports equipment certification process
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New BV tool supports equipment certification process

Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore has released Veristar Equipment, the latest in its series of digital tools and applications to help make the business of classification and certification more efficient. The new platform enables equipment manufacturers to request and manage online their demands for equipment surveys, monitor the progress of the status of the...

Bold strides towards URN reduction
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Bold strides towards URN reduction

Imagine that whenever you ate, slept or made a phone call, a nearby construction team pulled out their jackhammers and started working. This is the everyday experience of countless marine creatures. Whales, dolphins, seals and millions of other underwater species are routinely affected by Underwater Radiated Noise (URN[1]). In-service ships emit a wide range of...

Shell and the University of Southampton launch Centre for Maritime Futures
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Shell and the University of Southampton launch Centre for Maritime Futures

The University of Southampton and Shell Shipping & Maritime have launched the Centre for Maritime Futures to bring together university and industry partners to transform the energy shipping industry to be safer, cleaner and more efficient. The Centre has received a gift of £1.5m from Shell Shipping & Maritime, the largest corporate gift in the...