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Tallink chooses ABB optimisation software for latest ferry
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Tallink chooses ABB optimisation software for latest ferry

Estonian ferry operator Tallink has chosen ABB Ability Marine Advisory Systems’, OCTOPUS to boost efficiency of the car ferry MyStar on the 80-km trans-Baltic route between Tallinn, Estonia, and Helsinki, Finland. OCTOPUS optimisation software will collect and transfer operational data from the vessel’s onboard systems to the ABB Ability Marine Fleet Portal – a solution...

OrbitMI adds Dataloy voyage management to software suite
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OrbitMI adds Dataloy voyage management to software suite

OrbitMI has joined Dataloy Systems´ partner program as a master partner, combining Dataloy’s voyage management platform with OrbitMI’s suite of integrated maritime solutions. Orbit’s products transform data into actionable visualisations for decision-makers. It aggregates and integrates data from vessels and existing shore-based systems, amplifies it using machine learning and activates it through dashboards, alerts and...

ONE expands partnership with StormGeo to enhance fuel efficiency
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ONE expands partnership with StormGeo to enhance fuel efficiency

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has furthered its partnership with StormGeo, providing ONE with greater access to ship routing services for better fleet performance monitoring, maintenance, and safety. The partnership began in July 2019 and has expanded to include enhanced routing, ETA services for sensitive trade routes, and fleet-wide installation of StormGeo’s onboard software, s-Planner BVS....

Robust approach to data critical to meet emissions targets, says GreenSteam
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Robust approach to data critical to meet emissions targets, says GreenSteam

Shipping companies must ensure they have robust data collection and analysis processes in place, or risk being unable to meet internal and regulatory decarbonisation targets in time – such are the findings of a recent industry poll posed by GreenSteam, developers of vessel performance optimisation solutions.  The introduction of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) greenhouse...

Alfa Laval acquires StormGeo
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Alfa Laval acquires StormGeo

Alfa Laval is to acquire StormGeo for NOK 3,630M (USD 442M) on a debt and cash free basis to accelerate its digital services offering and to add an additional tool to its decarbonising offering. Closing is expected during Q2 2021, subject to customary conditions. StormGeo will become part of Alfa Laval’s Marine Business Division. “The...

CSA hits back at comments describing scrubber wash water as ‘acidic sludge’
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CSA hits back at comments describing scrubber wash water as ‘acidic sludge’

Following the release of a report by environmental group ICCT, the Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) has expressed its concerns around the wrong perception of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (scrubbers) and wash water discharges portrayed in the publication. “We welcome all scientific inquiries on Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems that are objective and well-researched. However, in the...

Pollution monitoring solution launched
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Pollution monitoring solution launched

A new pollution monitoring solution that combines remote sensing, Earth observation data, machine learning and high-performance computing, has been launched by CGG. Known as SeaScope, the solution provides critical sea surface slick intelligence for a range of industries to strengthen situational awareness of the interaction between offshore assets, coastal facilities, local vessel activity and the...

Danelec and ioCurrents partner to help operators make sense of data
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Danelec and ioCurrents partner to help operators make sense of data

Danelec Marine has partnered with ioCurrents to help shipowners, operators and managers make better sense of data to optimise fleet performance. Danelec’s ship-to-shore data solution DanelecConnect and cloud-based infrastructure provides owners and managers access to their vessel data. ioCurrents uses machine-learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to map data gathered from onboard sensors that monitor the...

Uni-Tankers achieves 12 per cent fuel savings with engine optimisation solution
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Uni-Tankers achieves 12 per cent fuel savings with engine optimisation solution

Uni-Tankers has achieved a fuel saving of 12.2 per cent on its chemical/oil products tanker Endelo Swan following ten months of test sailing using a fuel saving solution by Danish start-up Frugal Technologies.  The start-up’s solution, Frugal Propulsion helps to optimise the fuel consumption of vessels. It is a patented and class-approved on-top system which ensures that...