Tag: <span>Artificial Intelligence</span>

Weathernews and VPS team up to optimise vessel routing
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Weathernews and VPS team up to optimise vessel routing

Tokyo-based Weathernews Inc (WNI) has joined forces with Danish firm Vessel Performance Solutions (VPS) to integrate critical performance data from ship systems with its weather routing system to optimise voyage planning. The VESPER software platform by VPS records continuous performance data from the hull and propellers, main and auxiliary engines and boilers to determine speed,...

Wärtsilä signs optimised maintenance agreement with Canadian ferry operator
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Wärtsilä signs optimised maintenance agreement with Canadian ferry operator

Wärtsilä has entered into a customised five-year optimised maintenance agreement with Canadian ferry operator Societé des Traversiers du Quebec (STQ). The agreement covers the F.A. Gauthier, a 133 metres long ferry operating with Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engines and other Wärtsilä equipment. Signing of the agreement took place in the second quarter of 2021 and there...

Windward launches Data for Decarbonisation programme
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Windward launches Data for Decarbonisation programme

Predictive intelligence company Windward has launched the Data for Decarbonisation programme (D4D), a partnership aimed to increase transparency and foster collaboration within the maritime industry by leveraging the power of big data and artificial intelligence (AI).  The programme aims to create large datasets gathered from all stakeholders in the maritime trade industry to build AI...

ioCurrents sets up EMEA division
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ioCurrents sets up EMEA division

ioCurrents’ edge computing platform MarineInsight has experienced a surge in demand in recent months as the shipping sector steps up to meet decarbonisation goals. To meet growing demand, a new Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) division has been established. ioCurrents is designed to provide shipowners and charterers with meaningful insights into vessel fuel consumption,...

METIS and Carl Baguhn team up to improve performance of existing ships
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METIS and Carl Baguhn team up to improve performance of existing ships

METIS Cyberspace Technology has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Carl Baguhn, establishing a long-term strategic partnership to improve the environmental performance of existing ships and land-based power plants. Under the brand name ‘GreenFuture’, Carl Baguhn Hamburg will collaborate with its sister companies Carl Baguhn Barranquilla and Twinco Singapore to convert energy-production systems on...

Shell and Baker Hughes launch AI condition monitoring service
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Shell and Baker Hughes launch AI condition monitoring service

Shell and Bently Nevada, a Baker Hughes business, have launched an intelligent, advanced analytics-based oil condition monitoring and machine health service for the marine sector.  Known as VitalyX, the condition monitoring solution combines Shell Remote Sense lubricant analysis expertise with Bently Nevada’s 60-year experience in condition monitoring and protection to offer an early warning system that...

Using AI and machine learning to optimise vessel health
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Using AI and machine learning to optimise vessel health

Seattle-based ioCurrents is pioneering a new artificially intelligent (AI) platform that combines digitalisation and machine learning in real-time to provide actionable insights on ship performance optimisation.  Digital Ship caught up with Cosmo King, co-founder and CIO to find out more. Thanks to advancing technology, greater and more accurate data on vessel performance is available to...

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...

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...

METIS adds electric profiling functionality to vessel performance analytics
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METIS adds electric profiling functionality to vessel performance analytics

METIS Cyberspace Technology has launched an Electrical Power Profile evaluation application to its vessel performance analytics tools. The new METIS Electrical Power Profile Overview functionality responds to growing market interest in the benefits of installing alternative electrical power sources to auxiliary engines as a cost-effective and sustainable way of covering energy needs during port operations....

Furetank deploys AI-powered performance management solutions from OrbitMI
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Furetank deploys AI-powered performance management solutions from OrbitMI

Swedish shipping company Furetank Chartering has chosen to deploy OrbitMI’s AI-powered vessel performance management platform ‘Orbit’ across its fleet of product and chemical tankers. During a pilot using Orbit on three vessels, Furetank significantly increased control over bunker consumption and increased productivity due to improved planning and coordination of all commercial activities. OrbitMI, an independent...