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Maersk spin-off and Cargill collaborate to accelerate decarbonisation
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Maersk spin-off and Cargill collaborate to accelerate decarbonisation

  ZeroNorth, the recent spin-off from Maersk Tankers, has collaborated with Cargill to help shipping companies reduce their CO2 emissions and optimise their earnings. ZeroNorth’s software solution, known as Optimise, will be rolled out to Cargill vessels, increasing the number using the software to just under 1,000. “By using the quantitative data approach on vessel...

Getting to Zero Coalition maps zero emission pilot projects
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Getting to Zero Coalition maps zero emission pilot projects

A new mapping of zero emission pilots and demonstration projects from the Getting to Zero Coalition reveals the scale and breadth of projects already underway and highlights key trends in the maritime sector’s path to decarbonisation. Zero emission fuels and technologies for maritime shipping need to be commercially viable by 2030 to meet decarbonisation targets....

LR and Methanol Institute launch guidance on methanol bunkering
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LR and Methanol Institute launch guidance on methanol bunkering

As stakeholders across the maritime industry assess future fuel options in support of the International Maritime Organization’s 2030 and 2050 greenhouse gas reduction ambitions, Lloyd’s Register (LR) and the Methanol Institute (MI) have produced a Bunkering Technical Reference on Methanol, which is among the future fuels receiving close attention. The new guidance outlines the procedures...

Yara Marine launches start-up accelerator program
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Yara Marine launches start-up accelerator program

Yara Marine Technologies has announced its new corporate accelerator program, Yara Marine X, a start-up competition aiming to provide a home for technology and solutions that will contribute to a greener maritime industry. The competition is designed to attract mature start-ups looking for partners and investors. “We will be recruiting young companies or professionals with...

AST and Wright Technologies announce joint venture
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AST and Wright Technologies announce joint venture

Global provider of intelligent remote communication solutions, Applied Satellite Technology (AST) has announced a joint venture with Wright Technologies, a provider of marine electronics services to the South Pacific markets. The newly formed company, AST Wrights, has its headquarters in Wellington and offices in Auckland and Christchurch. The combined companies bring expertise in remote monitoring and...

TEDIVO upgrades vessel planning efficiency tool
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TEDIVO upgrades vessel planning efficiency tool

Web-based technology solutions provider TEDIVO has upgraded its flagship solution, BAPLIE Viewer Online, a tool to help the maritime industry visualise, analyse, and share onboard ship stowage data and container inventory. The refreshed solution includes new features and functionality to improve vessel planning efficiency, productivity, and security for individual users up to multi-facility organisations. BAPLIE...

U-Ming Marine and StormGeo expand partnership
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U-Ming Marine and StormGeo expand partnership

StormGeo has expanded its partnership with Taiwan shipping giant U-Ming Marine. The new partnership combines U-Ming’s platform with StormGeo’s ship-to-shore fleet and voyage management solutions, FleetDSS and ECO Insight. This move represents a significant first step in U-Ming’s strategy to integrate its entire digital platform, and will apply to 33 of their vessels. U-Ming and...

Charting sustainable futures through maritime electrification
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Charting sustainable futures through maritime electrification

In 2019, a staggering 43 billion tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) generated from human activity was emitted into the Earth’s atmosphere, an estimated 20 per cent of which resulted from transportation.  Often overlooked in discussions of climate change is the impact of the maritime industry as a significant generator of harmful greenhouse gas emissions.  At...

Optimising dispatching with AI-based OptiPort
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Optimising dispatching with AI-based OptiPort

The OptiPort dispatch solution is using artificial intelligence (AI) to support and optimise dispatch and planning operations to reduce costs, cut down on fuel consumption and lower emissions. The cloud-based application is a planning solution for nautical service providers that optimises the dispatch schedule of harbour tugs, pilot vessels, launches, etc. in real time, 24/7....

Proactive use of voyage data recorder information
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Proactive use of voyage data recorder information

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has published a revised edition of the information paper Recommendations on the Proactive Use of Voyage Data Recorder Information. This information paper updates OCIMF’s Recommendations on the Proactive Use of Voyage Data Recorder Information (published in 2013) to consider the impact of recent updates to VDR performance standards...

Total Marine and TX Marine enter fuel optimisation equipment agreement
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Total Marine and TX Marine enter fuel optimisation equipment agreement

Total Marine Solutions has signed a fuel consumption solutions and equipment agreement with engine energy consumption and management tools provider TX Marine Messsysteme. The agreement will see Total Marine represent TX Marine’s Shaftpower Measurement System TORXmeter and the engine diagnosis solution PMImkII to the United States market. Total Marine will offer sales, service, and support...

Kongsberg Maritime supports One Ocean sustainability project
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Kongsberg Maritime supports One Ocean sustainability project

The Tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl, of which Kongsberg Maritime in a long-term sponsor, will sail around the world as part of the One Ocean project to promote and research global sustainability One Ocean recognises that Norway, as a seafaring nation with long traditions and history, is well placed to use its knowledge and resources to...