Tag: Data

Digital data for dry-docking maintenance
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Digital data for dry-docking maintenance

An effective vessel maintenance strategy involves accurate and reliable data and an understanding of the individual ship, but it also involves combining the right human competencies with knowledge obtained from data to succeed in this space. This is the opinion of Steen Lykke Pedersen, head of dry dockings and maintenance strategies at Maersk Supply Service....

GreenSteam urges companies to use vessel data to avoid fuel wastage
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GreenSteam urges companies to use vessel data to avoid fuel wastage

With the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announcing a goals-based approach to emissions reductions for sulphur, nitrogen and carbon oxides over the next two decades, marine data intelligence business GreenSteam has called on shipowners and operators to use vessel data to build a fuller picture of unnecessary fuel consumption. The Denmark headquartered company has stated that...

IoT for performance management: thoughts from shipping’s service providers
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IoT for performance management: thoughts from shipping’s service providers

The evolving Internet of Things (IoT) is providing new ways for shipping companies to monitor, measure and transfer information to better manage their fleets’ performance. Intelligent sensors and increasing bandwidth have made it possible to collect large quantities of data and transfer it from ship to shore. The emphasis is less on how to collect...

Baltic Exchange and GeoSpock deliver data insights on shipping emissions
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Baltic Exchange and GeoSpock deliver data insights on shipping emissions

The Baltic Exchange and GeoSpock have entered an agreement to build the world’s most advanced maritime spatial database, focussing on emissions from shipping. The initiative aims to help members and the wider maritime market access data insights and visualisations. In addition to data specific to shipping emissions such as fuel usage, voyage route and journey...

Shipping companies turn to the Cloud to change the way they work
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Shipping companies turn to the Cloud to change the way they work

Implementation of technology and digitising processes and procedures is an obvious way to improve efficiency and ensure vessels are running at optimum levels, but many shipowners are still wary of changing the status quo, writes Alexander Buchmann, managing director of Hanseaticsoft.  This is something that is slowly changing, and technology is starting to reshape how...

Successful data mining – the maritime sector’s golden nugget?
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Successful data mining – the maritime sector’s golden nugget?

Shervin Younessi, technical manager of Royston Power Generation, explains how real time data synchronisation and big data analytics have an essential role in monitoring vessel energy efficiencies, reducing fuel consumption and controlling emissions. With the digital evolution in the marine industry gathering pace to help tackle the challenge of new regulations and sustain more energy...

The shipper’s conundrum
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The shipper’s conundrum

How to practically leverage digital solutions to increase productivity and reduce energy costs Digital technologies provide many opportunities to improve vessel performance. However, knowing where to begin and why can be difficult. In this article, Aaron Holton, CEO, Tres Solutions explains why it is important to set a vision, understand investment decisions, and identify priorities...

China publishes new air emissions requirements
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China publishes new air emissions requirements

The China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) has issued new air emissions requirements, affecting certain-sized vessels entering and operating in Chinese waters. The new requirements, which entered into force on January 1, 2019 cover the China Domestic Emission Control Area (ECA) and Ship’s Energy Consumption Data Reporting. The first plan is an upgrade to the 2015...

Progress made on standardisation of port call data
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Progress made on standardisation of port call data

An industry workshop to discuss global data standards (GDS) for port call data has highlighted support from industry members that standardisation is essential for meeting emissions reduction targets and optimising shipping. Standardisation of port call data, including vessel-berth compatibility information, and information related to availability of berth, fairway, nautical and vessel services, would enable machines...

Poor data representation limits fleet optimisation
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Poor data representation limits fleet optimisation

Data that are misreported and misinterpreted are leading to under-performing ships and inefficient fleets, says Mr Rajat Saxena, manager, performance & efficiency, Epic Gas. He told delegates of a Digital Ship Vessel Performance Optimisation (VPO) forum held in Singapore last month that when it comes to using data to improve fleet performance, garbage in = garbage...

OceanWise adds API to Port-Log data solution
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OceanWise adds API to Port-Log data solution

OceanWise has added an Application Programming Interface (API) to its Port-Log solution for storage and publishing of environmental data. The API allows customers control over how their environmental data stored with Port-Log is used in their organisation. This enables customers to integrate data into their own processes and workflows to support their specific business needs....