Tag: <span>Digital Shipping</span>

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....

OSM rolls out Tero Marine fleet management software
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OSM rolls out Tero Marine fleet management software

OSM Maritime Group has extended its partnership with Norwegian technology company Tero Marine to roll out its fleet management software, TM Master suite, across OSM’s entire global fleet.  “It is with great enthusiasm I can announce that Tero Marine have signed a frame agreement with OSM. We are proud that such an innovative company, with...

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...

Schottel and Ulstein partner on automation and digital services
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Schottel and Ulstein partner on automation and digital services

Ship design and building services provider Ulstein and manufacturer of propulsion and steering systems Schottel have announced a new cooperation to deliver automated and digitalised services to the maritime industry. Former Ulstein subsidiary, Ulstein Blue Ctrl, will continue as an independent company under the name Blue CTRL. Both Ulstein and SCHOTTEL will own 50 per...

FORAN ship design software undergoes digital transformation
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FORAN ship design software undergoes digital transformation

FORAN, a system used in the design and construction of vessels and marine structures, is currently undergoing a major transformation process to turn it into a key tool in the shipyard digitalisation and technological upgrading process. Developed by SENER, FORAN is a CAD/CAM/CAE system for marine design. It is multidisciplinary and fully integrated and can...

Exploit before you explore, says Western Bulk’s head of digital strategy
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Exploit before you explore, says Western Bulk’s head of digital strategy

Recognising current opportunities, exploiting them, allowing yourself to be challenged, and implementing a company culture that focuses on integration and data sharing is vital to efficient and cost-effective shipping. Exploiting current business models and making changes that can be hard for people to accept is where every shipping company should start in their journey of...

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...

OSM rolls out full ship management services in Cyprus
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OSM rolls out full ship management services in Cyprus

OSM is extending its digital network and offering full ship management services across Cyprus, providing new opportunities for the Central European and Middle East markets. The ship management company has reportedly seen its client base grow around Cyprus and has therefore decided to offer full management services including technical management out of the Mediterranean country,...

LuminUltra launches digital portal to manage fuel test data
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LuminUltra launches digital portal to manage fuel test data

Microbiological testing company LuminUltra Technologies has introduced a cloud-enabled digital platform to manage the microbiological quality of all shipboard fuel and water systems. LuminUltra Cloud, available both online and offline, allows end-users to control the data from all sampling, testing and analyses carried out onboard, and to create custom compliance reports that can be shared...

Pragmatism should drive the adoption of digital agendas
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Pragmatism should drive the adoption of digital agendas

By focusing on a select group of commercially impactful digital solutions, enriched by customer input, near-term benefits are achievable; Dennis Mol, vice president, Digital and New Business Transformation, MacGregor, explains how. When seafarers were being lost as sea because of leaking wooden hatch covers, MacGregor solved the problem by inventing and manufacturing the industry’s first...

Fly to the moon and back, V.Ships advises start-ups
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Fly to the moon and back, V.Ships advises start-ups

“Fly to the moon and back and get an alien’s perspective on your own company and clients from afar” is the advice of Nils Aden, V.Ships’ managing director, Germany. He believes that all start-ups should look at how their company is operating from an outside perspective and take time to understand where their services can...