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Wind propulsion stakeholders call for action to remove barriers to uptake
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Wind propulsion stakeholders call for action to remove barriers to uptake

A new report from a group of over 40 experts and key stakeholders has called on industry stakeholders to work more closely together to reduce or eliminate the remaining barriers that continue to challenge the scaling of wind propulsion in commercial shipping. The 40 experts came together for a three-hour workshop to identify the strategy...

Using AI and machine learning to optimise vessel health
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Using AI and machine learning to optimise vessel health

Seattle-based ioCurrents is pioneering a new artificially intelligent (AI) platform that combines digitalisation and machine learning in real-time to provide actionable insights on ship performance optimisation.  Digital Ship caught up with Cosmo King, co-founder and CIO to find out more. Thanks to advancing technology, greater and more accurate data on vessel performance is available to...

Teekay rolls out VesselMan dry-docking solution
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Teekay rolls out VesselMan dry-docking solution

Teekay Tankers has signed an agreement with VesselMan to roll out its cloud-based dry-docking solution across its fleet of 50 vessels. The agreement was completed following a 3-month proof of concept (POC) and review. VesselMan makes it easy for ship managers to successfully oversee every step of a dry-docking project. The cloud-based platform is an...

DeepSea Technologies secures EUR 5M funding
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DeepSea Technologies secures EUR 5M funding

DeepSea Technologies has secured EUR 5 million in fresh funding from existing and new investors to further pursue technological and product research, design, and development around shipping’s digitalisation and decarbonisation. The fresh funding will also be invested in accelerating the company’s international commercial expansion, which will focus on Asian markets. The round was led by...

Greek start-up cuts bunker procurement costs with digital tool
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Greek start-up cuts bunker procurement costs with digital tool

Greek start-up Nereus Digital Bunkers has launched an end-to-end digital bunker procurement platform, NEREUS, reducing bunker procurement costs by 7 per cent and workload by 30 per cent. NEREUS is based on new technologies and supply of data including historical and live feed data, which changes current practices and contributes to the efficiency of employees...

Exceeding expectations on AIS data quality
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Exceeding expectations on AIS data quality

AIS message volume has grown tenfold in a decade and increasing demand means new solutions are needed, writes exactEarth CEO Peter Mabson. The Automatic Identification System (AIS) has fundamentally changed the landscape for monitoring in the maritime domain in a relatively short time. Since its inception as a short-range collision avoidance system, AIS tracking technology...

Güngen commits entire fleet to Vessel Insight
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Güngen commits entire fleet to Vessel Insight

Turkish-owned and registered shipping company Güngen Denizcilik ve Ticaret has committed its entire fleet of six Suezmax crude oil-tankers to Kongsberg Digital’s Vessel Insight infrastructure. Güngen’s immediate goal for installing Vessel Insight is to benchmark the vessels within its fleet, providing the foundation for increased fuel savings and reduced emissions. The strategic purpose is to...

Cloud-based software integration for better voyage management
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Cloud-based software integration for better voyage management

Voyage management is a highly complex task that requires sharing a significant amount of information across many departments. SEDNA, OrbitMI, and Dataloy Systems have teamed up to integrate their cloud-based solutions, supporting information sharing and better workflow management.    Speaking during Digital Ship’s recent webinar ‘Making it easier to manage voyages with digital technology’, Erik...

Astrup Fearnley and Veracity by DNV to make emissions data predictions
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Astrup Fearnley and Veracity by DNV to make emissions data predictions

Astrup Fearnley and Veracity by DNV have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly deploy an Emissions Prediction Calculator to the shipping industry. The Calculator will provide ship brokers, owners, and charterers with quality assured emissions data predictions over the Veracity platform. DNV will use its experience in building algorithms for emission calculations and...

METIS adds electric profiling functionality to vessel performance analytics
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METIS adds electric profiling functionality to vessel performance analytics

METIS Cyberspace Technology has launched an Electrical Power Profile evaluation application to its vessel performance analytics tools. The new METIS Electrical Power Profile Overview functionality responds to growing market interest in the benefits of installing alternative electrical power sources to auxiliary engines as a cost-effective and sustainable way of covering energy needs during port operations....