<span>Operations and Management</span>

ZeroNorth acquires vessel performance specialist Propulsion Dynamics
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ZeroNorth acquires vessel performance specialist Propulsion Dynamics

Maritime technology company ZeroNorth has acquired Copenhagen-based digital vessel performance company Propulsion Dynamics. Propulsion Dynamics offers full-scale digital twin ship performance analysis through its CASPER service. The fuel consumption tables provided by Propulsion Dynamics can directly support the industry’s decarbonisation trajectory, as well as the optimisation of a range of tramp shipping vessels, and particularly...

ABB optimises ship performance with new digital solution
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ABB optimises ship performance with new digital solution

New online platform, ABB Ability Marine Fleet Intelligence – Advisory, combines the power of cloud-based analytics and reporting with user-friendly visualisations to help shipowners, managers and charterers optimise ship performance fleet-wide. ABB Ability Marine Fleet Intelligence – Advisory is offered as a SaaS (Software as a Service), which can collect data from a wide variety...

Reliability key for ballast water system compliance, says Optimarin
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Reliability key for ballast water system compliance, says Optimarin

The reliability and efficiency of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) will be critical to achieving regulatory compliance for shipowners in future – and any malfunctions could seriously hit commercial operations, says Optimarin’s Tore Andersen, vice president of sales & marketing.  “Any shipowner knows that time is money and downtime in port or drydock due to...

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...

Cavotec introduces automated mooring subscription service
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Cavotec introduces automated mooring subscription service

Cavotec has launched MoorMaster-as-a-Service, a subscription-based automated mooring service and a new way for ports to access MoorMaster technology.  MoorMaster is a vacuum mooring technology that has helped complete more than 800,000 moorings for many different vessel types, including the largest container ships. In 2020, Cavotec launched its next generation system, MoorMaster NxG, which is...

New cloud-based mooring analysis tool launches
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New cloud-based mooring analysis tool launches

Shipmoor, a new ship mooring tool that performs static and dynamic ship mooring analyses in a rapid, user friendly and intuitive manner, has been launched by HR Wallingford and Witherbys. Created to make the assessment of mooring an LNG carrier a straightforward and user driven process, Shipmoor uses the power of cloud- based servers to undertake...

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...

METIS establishes Singapore subsidiary
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METIS establishes Singapore subsidiary

Maritime data analytics specialist METIS Cyberspace Technology has opened a fully owned subsidiary in Singapore to enhance service capabilities for shipping companies based in Southeast Asia using its solutions. Continuing its global growth strategy, the Singapore operation provides a focus for regional shipowners set on the path of digital transformation. The new subsidiary is led...

NMRI and Alfa Laval capture CO2 using scrubber
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NMRI and Alfa Laval capture CO2 using scrubber

Japan’s National Maritime Research Institute (NMRI) and Alfa Laval have succeeded in onboard CO2 capture testing using an exhaust gas cleaning system, also known as a marine scrubber.  One of the opportunities to decarbonise shipping is carbon capture and storage (CCS). The recent testing performed by Alfa Laval and NMRI provided real-world validation of results achieved...

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...