Tag: <span>Automation</span>

Alewijnse and Ingeteam team up to deliver hybrid and electric propulsion
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Alewijnse and Ingeteam team up to deliver hybrid and electric propulsion

Alewijnse and Ingeteam have joined forces to work together towards a more sustainable maritime supply chain by initiating and facilitating the development and integration of hybrid and electric propulsion systems. Alewijnse and Ingeteam will work closely together in offering energy efficient hybrid and electric propulsion systems, energy storage systems, electric motors and frequency drives. The...

Marine Service and Newport Shipping secure BV AiP for containerised LNG solution
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Marine Service and Newport Shipping secure BV AiP for containerised LNG solution

Marine Service and Newport Shipping have announced an approval in principle (AiP) from Bureau Veritas (BV) for a jointly developed containerised LNG solution. The 40′ ISO LNG Fuel Tank Container System is suitable for LNG-fuelled newbuildings and retrofits of container vessels. The LNG fuel tank container is a class approved Type C LNG fuel tank...

ABB technology ensures fast charging for new electric ferries
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ABB technology ensures fast charging for new electric ferries

ABB power conversion technology has been chosen to supply power for five new electric ferries on the round-the-clock services crossing Amsterdam’s North Sea. The new ferries have been ordered by the city’s public transport company, Gemeentelijk vervoerbedrijf (GVB), as an important step in its strategy to become a sustainable, emission-free transportation company. By 2023 they...

AtoB@C Shipping chooses Høglund automation systems for newbuild bulkers
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AtoB@C Shipping chooses Høglund automation systems for newbuild bulkers

Finnish dry bulk carrier AtoB@C Shipping has commissioned Høglund to supply advanced hybrid and automation systems to six hybrid bulk vessels, with the potential for six more. These 1A ice class bulk vessels will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, including CO2, per cargo unit transported by almost 50 per cent compared to AtoB@C Shipping existing...

Ro-ro fitted with Airseas wind power system
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Ro-ro fitted with Airseas wind power system

French wind propulsion tech company Airseas has completed the first installation of its automated kite Seawing on a commercial vessel chartered by Airbus and operated by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs. The Seawing system has been installed on the ro-ro vessel, the Ville de Bordeaux, which transports major aircraft components between France and the United States. The...

Høglund to supply hybrid-electric system for Tipco carriers
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Høglund to supply hybrid-electric system for Tipco carriers

Integrated automation and energy specialist Høglund has been commissioned to supply advanced, fully integrated hybrid, automation, and digital solutions to two newbuild asphalt carriers owned by Continental Bitumen and managed & operated by Tipco Asphalt. The hybrid electric system will be integrated into, monitored, and controlled by Høglund’s IAS (Integrated Automation System) and PMS (Power...

Kongsberg Maritime teams up with Norsepower to offer wind power to shipowners
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Kongsberg Maritime teams up with Norsepower to offer wind power to shipowners

Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Norsepower to add wind propulsion to KM’s integrated power and propulsion systems. Under the MoU, shipowners and shipyards will be able to choose between fully integrated systems, or solutions incorporating stand-alone products. By teaming up with Norsepower, KM adds wind propulsion to its portfolio...

ABS launches simulation decarbonisation service
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ABS launches simulation decarbonisation service

ABS has launched an advanced service using sophisticated modeling and simulation technologies to assess the impact of a wide range of vessel decarbonisation technologies at the design stage as well as simplifying EEXI and CII compliance. The SIM-based Energy Efficiency Evaluation Service will allow both newbuild vessels and existing vessels to compare different design and...

Wärtsilä upgrades 20DF dual-fuel engine to deliver more power
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Wärtsilä upgrades 20DF dual-fuel engine to deliver more power

Wärtsilä has introduced an upgraded version of its popular Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engine. The new version will deliver increased power output, have a reduced environmental impact, and will feature a lower fuel consumption. It will also further increase the engine’s fuel flexibility by allowing a much wider gas quality span, down to methane number (MN)...

DNV and Nakilat enter JDP to improve vessel software reliability
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DNV and Nakilat enter JDP to improve vessel software reliability

Nakilat, DNV, and a group of yards and system suppliers have teamed up on a joint development project (JDP) to elevate software reliability and maintenance during shipping operations. Vessel functions rely heavily on computerised software-based systems that are becoming more complex, automated and integrated. Software failures or reliability issues can now result in significant safety...

DeepSea Technologies secures EUR 5M funding
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DeepSea Technologies secures EUR 5M funding

DeepSea Technologies has secured EUR 5 million in fresh funding from existing and new investors to further pursue technological and product research, design, and development around shipping’s digitalisation and decarbonisation. The fresh funding will also be invested in accelerating the company’s international commercial expansion, which will focus on Asian markets. The round was led by...

ABB adds automated steering function to Azipod electric propulsion
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ABB adds automated steering function to Azipod electric propulsion

ABB has added an automated steering function to its Azipod electric propulsion solution to further minimise fuel consumption and emissions. The new digital solution, ABB Ability OptimE – Toe Angle Optimisation for Propulsion, supports crew in achieving maximum propulsion efficiency by automatically selecting the optimal steering angle for the ship’s Azipod system. With ABB Ability...