<span>Operations and Management</span>

DP World joins Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping
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DP World joins Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping

DP World has joined the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping.  Launched in 2020 as an independent, not-for-profit organisation, the Centre is undertaking intensive research and development to find practical ways to decarbonise the maritime industry through several global initiatives. As a partner, DP World is committing to long-term strategic collaboration and contribution...

COACH and Veson Nautical integrate products to enhance voyage optimisation
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COACH and Veson Nautical integrate products to enhance voyage optimisation

COACH Solutions and Veson Nautical have announced a new strategic product partnership to integrate COACH Solutions’ functionality with the Veson IMOS Platform (VIP). The partnership will help shipping companies to make data-driven decisions to enhance voyage optimisation capabilities and streamline workflows. Under the agreement, COACH’s Optimised Weather Routing solution will integrate securely with VIP, providing...

First cruise ship joins Eyesea pollution mapping initiative
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First cruise ship joins Eyesea pollution mapping initiative

Adventure Shipping’s expedition vessel, Ocean Nova, has become the first cruise ship to join the Eyesea pollution mapping initiative. Eyesea is a New Zealand based non-profit that has developed a mobile application to crowdsource information on marine pollution. The Eyesea app allows users to take pictures of pollution which are then tagged and placed on...

AtoB@C Shipping chooses Høglund automation systems for newbuild bulkers
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AtoB@C Shipping chooses Høglund automation systems for newbuild bulkers

Finnish dry bulk carrier AtoB@C Shipping has commissioned Høglund to supply advanced hybrid and automation systems to six hybrid bulk vessels, with the potential for six more. These 1A ice class bulk vessels will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, including CO2, per cargo unit transported by almost 50 per cent compared to AtoB@C Shipping existing...

ABB makes Tekomar XPERT available to STX Engine customers
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ABB makes Tekomar XPERT available to STX Engine customers

STX Engine’s customers selecting ABB Turbocharging’s Tekomar XPERT will benefit from optimised engine performance and reduced OPEX through fuel savings. This step comes following a new reseller agreement signed at Kormarine 2021. ABB Turbocharging’s digital performance optimisation platform Tekomar XPERT is applicable to any engine, transforming high quality, reliable engine operating data, into actionable insights...

Maersk Supply Service launches its new venture company, ‘Stillstrom’
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Maersk Supply Service launches its new venture company, ‘Stillstrom’

Maersk Supply Service, a part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, is launching its offshore vessel-charging venture, Stillstrom, to support the decarbonisation of the maritime industry by eliminating idle emissions. Together with Ørsted, Stillstrom will demonstrate the world’s first full-scale offshore charging station for vessels at an offshore wind farm, scheduled for installation later this year. Maersk Supply...

Stena RoRo selects Wärtsilä power solutions gas-fuelled ferry trio
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Stena RoRo selects Wärtsilä power solutions gas-fuelled ferry trio

Three new LNG-fuelled Ro-Pax vessels being built for Swedish ferry operator Stena RoRo will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions. The ships are under construction at China Merchants Jinling (Weihai) Shipyard and will operate with Wärtsilä engines and propulsion machinery when delivered in 2024 and 2025. The order was booked with Wärtsilä in Q4...

KVH adds wireless connectivity solution from ScanReach to Cloud Connect
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KVH adds wireless connectivity solution from ScanReach to Cloud Connect

ScanReach, a Norwegian company that has designed onboard wireless connectivity solutions, has joined the KVH Watch solution partner programme and will now offer KVH Watch Cloud Connect services. ScanReach’s onboard wireless connectivity technology enables data to travel anywhere on a vessel. The wireless technology can even infiltrate steel infrastructure, cable-free. For example, data from sensors...

NYK and Knutsen launch new company for liquefied CO2 transport
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NYK and Knutsen launch new company for liquefied CO2 transport

NYK and Norwegian shipping company Knutsen Group have established a joint venture company for the commercial development of a liquefied CO2 marine transportation and storage business, using the Knutsen developed technology PCO2. This allows transport of liquified CO2 at ambient temperatures. NYK and the Knutsen Group, will each hold 50 per cent stake in the...

Involving crew to make data-based decisions on vessel performance
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Involving crew to make data-based decisions on vessel performance

Engaging crew in vessel performance is absolutely critical in achieving data-driven energy-efficient operations, says Øyvind Størdal, head of data and performance management at Wilhelmsen Shipmanagement.  During VPO Global’s online conference held January 13, Størdal urged the industry to not underestimate the role crew can play in making ships more energy efficient. “Crew play a huge...

BV verifies GAC Bunker Fuels’ emissions calculations
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BV verifies GAC Bunker Fuels’ emissions calculations

GAC Bunker Fuels’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions calculations have been verified by Bureau Veritas (BV) UK, allowing GAC to realise its emissions and make important steps in reducing and offsetting its GHG emissions. Carbon emissions are classified into categories or “scopes”. GAC Bunker Fuels is assured for indirect emissions from electricity and air-conditioning under Scope...

IB Marine adds ChartWorld navigation data to fleet performance monitoring tool
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IB Marine adds ChartWorld navigation data to fleet performance monitoring tool

IB Marine is adding ChartWorld’s navigation data to its fleet performance monitoring solution to provide greater transparency over navigational operations and costs. The agreement will further enhance navigational data analysis of IB Marine’s cloud-based decision-support system, InfoSHIP Performance. The system is designed to collect, integrate, extract, and analyse data from any system installed onboard ships,...