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Kongsberg Digital and Blue Water enter voyage optimisation partnership
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Kongsberg Digital and Blue Water enter voyage optimisation partnership

Kongsberg Digital has entered into a new partnership with Blue Water to offer complete voyage optimisation solutions to Vessel Insight customers. Blue Water will provide KONGSBERG’s open ecosystem, Kognifai, with voyage optimisation and performance monitoring services. Blue Water’s BOSS solution will collect contextualised data from the ship using KONGSBERG’s data infrastructure solution, Vessel Insight. The...

Tero Marine launches data visualisation tool
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Tero Marine launches data visualisation tool

Tero Marine has launched TM Insights solution, an interactive visualisation tool that converts real-time data into intuitive reports and charts. When measured against pre-determined KPIs, the tool identifies trends and uncovers hidden problem areas so remedial action can be taken to improve operational efficiency. Fully integrated to work with Tero Marine’s TM Master suite, TM...

Wärtsilä selects Shell as engine oils test partner
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Wärtsilä selects Shell as engine oils test partner

Wärtsilä has selected Shell to become its marine and energy engines test oil partner during the factory testing process. Wärtsilä will utilise Shell’s engine oils at its engine manufacturing facilities. Shell was selected because of its complete range of lubricant oils for stationary engines running on gas, heavy fuel oil, gasoil, or liquid biofuel. “Wärtsilä...

Methanol Institute urges maritime community to reduce pollution in Polar regions
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Methanol Institute urges maritime community to reduce pollution in Polar regions

The Methanol Institute is urging the maritime community to take action to mitigate pollution and emissions risk in Polar regions by adopting methanol as marine fuel, applying safe bunkering guidelines developed by the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN). Facilitated by the Safe Maritime Operations under Extreme Conditions: the Arctic Case (SEDNA), which advocates for an...

Blue World Technologies invites smaller investors to join green tech adventure
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Blue World Technologies invites smaller investors to join green tech adventure

Blue World Technologies is inviting investors to join its fuel cell technology project. It has so far received commitments of more than 3 million EUR from European investors, with several of these investors having a history of investing in fuel cell technology. Smaller investors are also invited to join this unique investment opportunity. As the...

How weather routing can be used to optimise ship performance
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How weather routing can be used to optimise ship performance

Avoiding severe weather is a simple way for a vessel to minimise unnecessary fuel consumption. However, according to COACH Solutions, often the vessel has no information about the business priorities and will therefore have a hard time selecting the most profitable and fuel efficient route.  Shipowners and operators are faced with an array of advanced...

YANMAR introduces new vessel control system
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YANMAR introduces new vessel control system

YANMAR Marine International has launched a new Vessel Control System delivering the advanced functionality, modern design, and easy installation suited to evolve alongside its latest electronically controlled engines. Featuring simplified electrical management, a high-quality appearance, and significant functional improvements, the next generation YANMAR VC20 Vessel Control System integrates with YANMAR’s complete line up of common...

Telenor Maritime acquires KNL Networks
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Telenor Maritime acquires KNL Networks

Telenor Maritime has reached an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shares in Finnish tech company, KNL Networks. KNL has developed a system providing data access through a secure mesh network around the globe for maritime and critical communication markets. With this technology and Telenor Maritime’s expertise, the merchant fleet will benefit from...

Shipowners rush to bunker hedging
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Shipowners rush to bunker hedging

By Ishaan Hemnani, co-founder, BunkerEx Limited Innovation is touching every corner of the shipping industry, with major changes underway in the way owners are buying bunkers. Rising oil volatility has caused an increasing number of shipping companies to start procuring their fuel months in advance. The easing of oil contango has also brought future prices...

WinGD validates Total Lubmarine’s cylinder oil for LNG in dual fuel mode
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WinGD validates Total Lubmarine’s cylinder oil for LNG in dual fuel mode

Total Lubmarine’s cylinder oil Talusia Universal (57 BN, SAE 50) has received a revised No Objection Letter (NOL) from Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD), adding dual fuel validation for the WinGD range of dual fuel engines. The NOL also confirms the validation across the full range of WinGD – including legacy Sulzer – engines. The...

Volkswagen Group selects GoodFuels to run fossil-free operations
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Volkswagen Group selects GoodFuels to run fossil-free operations

Marine biofuels supplier GoodFuels and car manufacturer Volkswagen Group have successfully started their partnership in supplying GoodFuels’ advanced Bio-Fuel Oil (MR1-100 or BFO) at Vlissingen, the Netherlands. This marks another major step for sustainable shipping in the car carrier segment. The Depth RoRo carrier Patara was bunkered with 100 per cent GoodFuels’ Bio-Fuel Oil, which...

i4 Insight adds LAROS sensor data to fleet operations platform
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i4 Insight adds LAROS sensor data to fleet operations platform

i4 Insight, creators of a platform that ingests data from multiple maritime sources and provides a comprehensive outcome based on fleet operations improvement, is partnering with Prisma Electronics. The partnership will see Prisma’s LAROS sensor hardware data integrated into the i4 Insight platform to help charterers, owners and operators achieve greater operational efficiency and lower...