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Armach Robotics launches Hull Service Robot
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Armach Robotics launches Hull Service Robot

Armach Robotics, a spin-off company from Marine software firm Greensea Systems has unveiled its first post-prototype Hull Service Robot (HSR). The HSR is a subscription-based proactive and robotic hull cleaning system using autonomy, intelligence and data fusion. The robot weighs less than 66lbs (30kgs) and is around 34 inches (86cm) long, making it easily portable...

Pacific Basin, Nihon, and Mitsui team up to develop zero-emission vessels
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Pacific Basin, Nihon, and Mitsui team up to develop zero-emission vessels

Dry bulk shipping company Pacific Basin Shipping has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Nihon Shipyard and Mitsui & Co to cooperate in the investigation and development of zero-emission vessels (ZEV) and investment in related bunkering infrastructure. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) aims to reduce the carbon intensity of global shipping by at least...

Joining forces to tackle biofouling
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Joining forces to tackle biofouling

A new international effort initiated by environmental NGO Bellona and supported by Jotun and other companies in the maritime industry, aims to develop an industry standard for proactive hull cleaning to tackle the global biofouling issue. The build-up of marine life on ships’ hulls, known as biofouling, is an age-old problem for ship operators and...

Start-up to bring IoT emissions monitoring tool to the maritime industry
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Start-up to bring IoT emissions monitoring tool to the maritime industry

Start-up Everimpact has secured support from eight shipping conglomerates and a fresh US$1.6M seed investment to bring its carbon monitoring and measuring IoT hardware solution to the maritime industry. Everimpact’s hardware is reportedly the only IoT capable of measuring real carbon emissions on an industrial or city-scale. The solution uses data from satellites, sensors, traffic,...

ZeroNorth launches new Vessel Reporting Platform
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ZeroNorth launches new Vessel Reporting Platform

Technology company ZeroNorth has launched its new open Vessel Reporting Platform, which is designed to improve transparency and data quality, enable emissions reductions, and lower manual work at sea and on shore. The platform is aimed at solving key challenges associated with gathering accurate data from vessels and will boost data transparency. The new platform...

ZeroLab by Klaveness completes emissions monitoring project for CBH Group
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ZeroLab by Klaveness completes emissions monitoring project for CBH Group

ZeroLab by Klaveness has completed a milestone project with CBH Group, Australia’s largest co-operative and leader in the Australian grain industry, delivering its first detailed analysis of CBH’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping in 2021. The deal expands ZeroLab’s foothold in the grains industry as they continuously strive to reduce CO2 emissions from global...

BSM adds new tool to monitoring platform to improve ship performance transparency
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BSM adds new tool to monitoring platform to improve ship performance transparency

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) is expanding its LiveFleet monitoring platform with a new “Performance Overview” tool to improve decision making around maintenance work and dry-dock planning. LiveFleet is a key component of BSM’s class certified smartPAL, a ship management enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. With the release of the new LiveFleet feature, shipowners will benefit...

MMHE partners with Silverstream to expand roll out of air lubrication technology
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MMHE partners with Silverstream to expand roll out of air lubrication technology

Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE) has signed an agreement with maritime clean technology company Silverstream Technologies. The partnership will facilitate retrofit opportunities for Silverstream’s air lubrication technology as well as collaboration, information and knowledge sharing between the two companies. MMHE, a liquefied natural gas carrier (LNGC) repair yard in Asia, will collaborate with Silverstream...

Bernhard Schulte investigates impact of seafarer behaviour on ship emissions
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Bernhard Schulte investigates impact of seafarer behaviour on ship emissions

As part of a research and development project, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has for the first time investigated the influence of the behavioural change of individual seafarers on carbon emissions on selected ships managed by BSM Deutschland (BSMD). Teaming up with London-based clean-tech company Signol, BSM studied how individual behavioural change can lead to a...

40 per cent of energy used in U.S. shipping fleet can be zero emissions, finds report
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40 per cent of energy used in U.S. shipping fleet can be zero emissions, finds report

More than 40 per cent of the energy used by the U.S. shipping fleet could be replaced with zero emissions solutions this decade, giving the U.S. enormous potential to lead shipping’s decarbonisation, finds a new report. The report by the University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS), commissioned by The Ocean Conservancy titled “The Maritime Fleet of...

Inmarsat and Thetius explore impact of digital tech on shipping’s decarbonisation
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Inmarsat and Thetius explore impact of digital tech on shipping’s decarbonisation

Inmarsat has published a new decarbonisation report exploring the impact digital technology can make on shipping’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Compiled by maritime innovation consultancy Thetius, and sponsored by the Inmarsat Research Programme, The Optimal Route – The Why and How of Digital Decarbonisation in Shipping provides evidence that digital optimisation offers a key strategy...