<span>Operations and Management</span>

Ecochlor launches filterless BWMS
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Ecochlor launches filterless BWMS

Ecochlor has announced the launch of EcoOne, a new ballast water management system (BWMS) that operates without a filter.  “By eliminating the filter, we have taken simplicity and reliability in ballasting operations to the maximum level. Whilst, at the same time, we have maintained the original Ecochlor BWMS’ high performance and service that customers expect...

Wärtsilä reports record-breaking year for scrubber orders
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Wärtsilä reports record-breaking year for scrubber orders

Wärtsilä has reported a record-breaking amount of scrubber deliveries in 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the continued interest in exhaust gas abatement systems as long-term solutions for the global fleet. A significant order was booked in November 2020 with a Japanese shipyard, Japan Marine United (JMU), to install a 25MW scrubber on a new...

OneOcean joins Inmarsat as Certified Application Provider
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OneOcean joins Inmarsat as Certified Application Provider

Inmarsat has announced that OneOcean will become an Inmarsat Certified Application Provider (CAP), centred on leveraging Inmarsat’s technology platform and OneOcean’s digital solutions to transform the way voyage planning software is deployed, updated and integrated between ship and shore. Remote deployment of OneOcean technology is the first of many benefits of the partnership, enabling reduced...

IFCHOR and ClearBlue Markets launch carbon emissions services
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IFCHOR and ClearBlue Markets launch carbon emissions services

Shipbroker IFCHOR and carbon market specialist ClearBlue Markets have partnered to offer carbon emissions advisory services to the shipping industry. IFCHOR ClearBlue Oceans will help clients navigate changing legislation, source high quality emissions offsets as well as structure and execute carbon offset projects or transactions. Through the partnership, the shipping sector will be able to...

The technology behind Miros Mocean: an interview with Rune Gangeskar
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The technology behind Miros Mocean: an interview with Rune Gangeskar

The recent launch of Miros and BW Group’s joint venture, Miros Mocean, promises to disrupt the performance inefficiencies of the global shipping industry. To find out what makes the technology tick, we spoke with Miros sensor development manager, Rune Gangeskar. What is Miros Mocean? Miros Mocean is a vessel performance optimisation platform that integrates real-time,...

Nautilus Labs recognised as a Bloomberg New Energy Finance Pioneer 2021
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Nautilus Labs recognised as a Bloomberg New Energy Finance Pioneer 2021

Nautilus Labs has been recognised as a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) pioneer 2021. For more than a decade, the pioneers program has identified game-changing technologies and innovations with the potential to advance decarbonisation and fight climate change. A team of lead analysts at BNEF evaluated candidates against three criteria: the potential impact on greenhouse...

EPE partners with Datum Electronics
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EPE partners with Datum Electronics

Datum Electronics’ Marine Shaft Power Meter is now available in Greece via global environmental experts Environmental Protection Engineering (EPE). The Datum Electronics’ Marine Shaft Power Meter has been developed to meet the requirements of the commercial marine market, to provide on-going power monitoring data on ships, including propulsion shafts, thrusters and diesel generator shafts. A...

Turkish ship manager chooses Nippon’s self-polishing antifouling for five bulk carriers
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Turkish ship manager chooses Nippon’s self-polishing antifouling for five bulk carriers

Turkey’s Iskenderun Ship Management has provided a first reference for Nippon Paint Marine’s new self-polishing antifouling paint FASTAR following an agreement to apply the novel coating to five bulk carriers scheduled to drydock in China this year. The Panamax ships Ata-M and Toros-M will drydock at COSCO’s Guangzhou shipyard in May and June respectively, with...

GreenSteam: making AI analytics accessible
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GreenSteam: making AI analytics accessible

GreenSteam scientists have spent the last 12 months improving the clarity and accuracy of AI analytics for ship performance insights. Two new solutions have been launched to improve access to high quality, high-frequency AI-driven data. One of two major challenges shipping companies face today when looking to optimise vessel performance is acquiring clear, accurate and...

Pilot-assist product that uses autonomous tech gets ready for launch
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Pilot-assist product that uses autonomous tech gets ready for launch

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics and New Zealand-based HamiltonJet have signed an agreement to develop a new pilot-assist product that utilises computer vision and autonomous command and control technologies to move waterjet vessels. By combining the capabilities of Sea Machines’ autonomy platform with HamiltonJet propulsion systems and vessel controls, the partners will be able to offer...

FELZ Marine opts for Royston electronic fuel management systems
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FELZ Marine opts for Royston electronic fuel management systems

Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has completed work with Singapore-based FELZ Marine to provide new electronic fuel management systems for two newbuild vessels. The work involved the supply and commissioning of enginei systems, featuring onboard (human machine interface (HMI) and a specially configured remote platform, for the new 28m length fast crew and surfer...