Tag: <span>Artificial Intelligence</span>

BV launches digital tool for machinery maintenance
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BV launches digital tool for machinery maintenance

Bureau Veritas (BV) has launched a new digital tool for machinery maintenance. The tool connects directly to owners’ computer machinery maintenance system (CMMS) and helps them transition to optimised machinery maintenance schemes. For ship operators to sail safely, their vessels must undergo regular inspections of their machinery equipment and systems. However, most modern ships have...

Brittany Ferries signs long-term service agreement with Wärtsilä
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Brittany Ferries signs long-term service agreement with Wärtsilä

Brittany Ferries has signed a 10-year service agreement with Wärtsilä to secure long-term technical support for its scope of solutions installed on Brittany Ferries’ new LNG-fuelled ferry. The latest RoPax vessel, the Salamanca is the first LNG-fuelled passenger ferry to operate from the U.K. The vessel’s multi-fuel Wärtsilä engines are also adapted to utilise even...

ioCurrents and Helm Operations integrate systems to improve onboard maintenance
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ioCurrents and Helm Operations integrate systems to improve onboard maintenance

Data analytics specialist ioCurrents and maritime software firm Helm Operations are integrating their systems to offer vessel operators unique insights into smarter maintenance management, using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. During the first stage of this integration, ioCurrents will use its proprietary data analytics platform, MarineInsight, to trigger maintenance tasks in Helm CONNECT based...

FuelTrust adds new board members
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FuelTrust adds new board members

FuelTrust has made four new board appointments, bringing together expertise in emerging fields such as AI and blockchain, supply chain, and neural networks. FuelTrust brings together AI and blockchain technology to accurately track emissions and manage risk in the marine fuels supply chain. These new advisors boost its capacity to engage key stakeholders across the...

AI-based solution from FuelTrust to assess vessels’ historical GHG performance
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AI-based solution from FuelTrust to assess vessels’ historical GHG performance

FuelTrust has announced the launch of Carbon Baseline, an artificially intelligent (AI) enabled solution that delivers a detailed and verified baseline assessment of historical vessel and fleet emissions. As shipping progresses towards the IMO’s 2050 carbon reduction target, progress of individual vessels towards this goal will be assessed based on historical baselines going back to...

Canadian ferry operator signs more vessels to Wärtsilä’s optimised maintenance
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Canadian ferry operator signs more vessels to Wärtsilä’s optimised maintenance

Canadian ferry operator Societé des Traversiers du Quebec (STQ) has added two more vessels to its optimised maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä. The five-year long-term agreement covers two vessels, the Jos Deschenes II and the Armand Imbeau II, each of which operates with Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engines. A similar agreement was signed earlier covering another STQ...

Nautilus Labs adds AI-based route planning to voyage optimisation tool
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Nautilus Labs adds AI-based route planning to voyage optimisation tool

Nautilus Labs has enhanced its collaborative flagship solution Voyage Optimisation to now include machine learning-based route recommendations to drive decarbonisation while maximising commercial returns. Nautilus’s Route Optimisation considers a client’s commercial goals in addition to meteorological forecasts and capitalises on opportunities created by weather to generate the best route for the desired business outcome. The...

USC Barnkrug digitises operations with Kaiko Systems
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USC Barnkrug digitises operations with Kaiko Systems

Ship management company USC Barnkrug has chosen to roll out Kaiko Systems’ solution to improve data collection and analysis across its fleet of 27 feeder containerships. After a successful trial phase, the ship management company decided to roll out the solution across its entire fleet. This process has already begun and will be completed in...

NYK signs 13-year maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
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NYK signs 13-year maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Singapore-based NYK Shipmanagement has signed a long-term Optimised Maintenance Agreement with Wärtsilä to facilitate maximum uptime and equipment reliability, with assured maintenance costs. The 13-year contract is for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier vessel featuring three Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines. The agreement covers maintenance and planning support. It includes Expert Insight, which enables dynamic,...

New AI-driven voyage optimisation solution launches
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New AI-driven voyage optimisation solution launches

A new voyage optimisation solution that uses the latest advances in artificial intelligence (AI) to improve fuel savings of at least 5 per cent has been launched as the result of a collaboration between the University of Southampton, the Alan Turing Institute, and Theyr. The solution ‘T-VOS’ is the first multi-objective genetic-algorithm AI-based voyage optimisation...