<span>Operations and Management</span>

Cavotec wins shore power orders worth EUR 4.5M
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Cavotec wins shore power orders worth EUR 4.5M

Energy storage systems (ESS) supplier Cavotec has been awarded shore power connection orders for container ships being built in China. The combined value of the orders is approximately EUR 4.5M. Cavotec will supply PowerAmpReel shore power connection systems for a number of 13,000-TEU and 7,000-TEU newbuild container ships owned by Chartworld and EPS, respectively. The...

Arribatec Marine updates Infoship Performance software
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Arribatec Marine updates Infoship Performance software

Arribatec Marine (previously known as IB Marine) has launched the latest version of its Infoship Performance software, designed to optimise vessel operational performance, voyage management and support decision-making process for any fleet. The solution, which in the previous versions already included specific features aimed at monitoring and reducing vessels’ consumptions and emissions, now supports even...

Viking Line chooses Wärtsilä solutions for new vessel
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Viking Line chooses Wärtsilä solutions for new vessel

Wärtsilä will provide technical management for a broad scope of solutions installed on Viking Line’s new climate-smart vessel Viking Glory under a three-year contract. Viking Glory begins its first commercial sailing this week. It features many technologies intended to minimise climate impact and air pollution. The new agreement covers six LNG-powered Wärtsilä 31DF engines, two...

ABB’s SureWave helps cut emissions in port
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ABB’s SureWave helps cut emissions in port

ABB’s new SureWave Static Frequency Converter ensures the static, seamless, and automated transfer of power from a ship’s onboard generator to an onshore power source, removing the need to use diesel burning generators when in port. Switching to this next generation of static conversion technology will enable shipowners to avoid fines and taxes imposed for...

WinGD expands training partnerships to prepare crews for future fuels
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WinGD expands training partnerships to prepare crews for future fuels

WinGD has expanded its global training network through a partnership with DCS Power in Singapore to deliver state-of-the-art training for optimising engine performance and preparing crews for the fuels of the future. The new training partnership will combine the skills and expertise of WinGD with those of machinery specialist DCS, further enhancing the global training...

StormGeo launches carbon intensity indicator tool for ships
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StormGeo launches carbon intensity indicator tool for ships

StormGeo has launched a new Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) Dashboard that provides ship operators with the ultimate digital tool for calculating, reporting, and proactively improving the CII rankings of their fleet. Speaking with VPO Global ahead of the launch, Dr. Thilo Dückert, vice president fleet performance management at StormGeo explained that CII is an important...

Shell commits to KONGSBERG’s energy saving software
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Shell commits to KONGSBERG’s energy saving software

Shell has signed a five-year contract with KONGSBERG for the installation of its energy saving JAWS (Just Add Water System) software on board 45 liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers chartered by Shell. These are LNG carriers which already utilise the Kongsberg Maritime K-IMS Information Management System application suite. Over the course of a year-long testing...

North Sea Container Line to roll out Navidium cleantech solution
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North Sea Container Line to roll out Navidium cleantech solution

North Sea Container Line (NCL) is planning on rolling out Navidium’s cleantech solutions across its fleet.  Navidium’s Fleet Management Dashboard will provide a centralised real-time overview of the entire fleet, allowing for oversight of a specific vessel or multiple vessels at once. The product is designed to ensure full compliance with all environmental regulations without...

Furuno Hellas receives LR AiP for voyage data recorder digital twin
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Furuno Hellas receives LR AiP for voyage data recorder digital twin

Furuno Hellas has been awarded Approval in Principle from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for the HermAce voyage data recorder (VDR) digital twin and remote service as an alternative to onboard annual VDR performance testing. This is the first verification carried out by a classification society of a digital twin specifically designed for this purpose. LR’s verification...

Resistance to change preventing shipping’s move to zero pollution, finds survey
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Resistance to change preventing shipping’s move to zero pollution, finds survey

Shipowners, operators and managers responding to an environmental survey carried out by Canada’s McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Business have acknowledged the need to reduce operational oil leakage from propeller shafts. But a lack of understanding about cleaner alternatives is preventing any meaningful technological change. Researchers questioned more than 1000 marine industry professionals last year...