<span>Operations and Management</span>

Maersk to operate world’s first carbon neutral liner vessel by 2023
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Maersk to operate world’s first carbon neutral liner vessel by 2023

A.P. Moller – Maersk is accelerating its efforts to decarbonise marine operations with plans to launch the world’s first carbon neutral liner vessel in 2023, seven years ahead of the initial 2030 ambition. All future Maersk owned new buildings will have dual fuel technology installed, enabling either carbon neutral operations or operation on standard very...

Kyma joins Kongsberg Digital’s Kognifai Partner Program
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Kyma joins Kongsberg Digital’s Kognifai Partner Program

Kongsberg Digital has announced that through the Kognifai Partner Program, Vessel Insight users will now gain access to Kyma’s specialised vessel monitoring applications. Data Analysis, an advanced tool to enable statistical modelling of ship performance data, will be the first of several Kyma applications to become available to Vessel Insight customers via Kognifai. Previously offered...

Turning data into business
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Turning data into business

Finnish firm KNL Networks, recently acquired by Telenor Maritime, is helping shipping companies to make use of the growing maritime Internet of Things (IoT) via a solution that uses a radio communications network to send data from a vessel to shore-side, without interfering with existing communication methods onboard the vessel.  CEO and co-founder of KNL...

K Line adopts Bearing AI data analysis technology
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K Line adopts Bearing AI data analysis technology

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) is rolling out Artificial Intelligence (AI) developed by Bearing for 300+ ships using the ICT system Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions. By combining high-quality data collection technology by K LINE and Bearing’s AI technology, performance evaluation accuracy will be improved. Adopting AI data analysis technology is also expected to improve environmental...

ZeroNorth opens Greek office to support maritime digitalisation and decarbonisation
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ZeroNorth opens Greek office to support maritime digitalisation and decarbonisation

Maritime technology company ZeroNorth has announced the opening of a new office in Piraeus, Greece, to further its aim to support more shipowners and operators to digitalise and decarbonise their operations. We asked CEO of ZeroNorth Søren Meyer what the new location means for the company. “Our primary goal for ZeroNorth Greece is to enable...

IMO highlights pathways to shipping’s decarbonisation
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IMO highlights pathways to shipping’s decarbonisation

Various low- and zero-carbon marine fuels will allow shipping to meet its emissions targets, but more work is needed to address availability, safety and other issues, says the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The state-of-play of low and zero-carbon fuel options to ensure shipping’s path to decarbonisation was set out in an online symposium hosted by...

Kongsberg adds Nautilus voyage optimisation tool to Kognifai ecosystem
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Kongsberg adds Nautilus voyage optimisation tool to Kognifai ecosystem

Kongsberg Digital and Nautilus Labs have announced a partnership to include the Nautilus Platform fleet and voyage optimisation tool in the Kognifai open ecosystem. By teaming Nautilus Platform with KONGSBERG’s Vessel Insight service, the companies will deliver joint value to clients through seamless extraction, contextualisation and analysis of quality vessel data for use in AI-driven...

Solvang fleet to get operational performance support from Wärtsilä
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Solvang fleet to get operational performance support from Wärtsilä

Norwegian shipping company Solvang has agreed to roll out Wärtsilä’s digital Operational Performance Improvement & Monitoring (OPERIM) solution to support its fleet’s operational efficiency.  Under the agreement, Solvang will have access to Wärtsilä’s OPERIM technology. This includes the OPERIM cloud application, as well as support from Wärtsilä experts on realising performance opportunities in line with...

Research project to develop ship energy management and decision support system
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Research project to develop ship energy management and decision support system

A new research project is providing important contributions to improving the energy efficiency of ship operations and reducing emissions.  The project called MariData is being run by the Hamburg Ship Model Basin (known as HSVA), a non-profit organisation providing research and consultancy services to the maritime industry. The aim of the project is to develop...

ABB’s analytics and AI suite cuts fuel consumption by 10 per cent
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ABB’s analytics and AI suite cuts fuel consumption by 10 per cent

The ABB Ability Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite, now available for shipping companies, is demonstrating how advanced analytics and Artificial Intelligence can drive better decisions and significant efficiency gains. ABB Ability Genix is a scalable advanced analytics platform that collects operational, engineering and information technology data from onboard equipment and converts it into actionable...

MOL and start-up expand partnership to reduce GHG emissions with AI
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MOL and start-up expand partnership to reduce GHG emissions with AI

Mitsui O.S.K. Line (MOL) and Silicon Valley-based AI technology start-up, Bearing, have announced an expansion of their partnership that began in 2019 to improve ship efficiency using artificial intelligence (AI). Through various trials and intensive discussions concerning ship modelling, a range of products including a newly announced AI-powered Smart Routing Engine, has been developed by...

IoT platform provider TechBinder joins KVH Watch Solution Partner program
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IoT platform provider TechBinder joins KVH Watch Solution Partner program

IoT platform provider TechBinder has joined the KVH Watch Solution Partner program and will offer the KVH Watch service as part of its suite of digital tools and services. These tools include Smart Vessel Optimiser, a platform that uses vessel data to optimise fleet performance by benchmarking ship performance, predicting and optimising asset availability, performing...