Tag: <span>Digital Transformation</span>

METIS establishes Singapore subsidiary
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METIS establishes Singapore subsidiary

Maritime data analytics specialist METIS Cyberspace Technology has opened a fully owned subsidiary in Singapore to enhance service capabilities for shipping companies based in Southeast Asia using its solutions. Continuing its global growth strategy, the Singapore operation provides a focus for regional shipowners set on the path of digital transformation. The new subsidiary is led...

Optimarin turns ballast water treatment digital with new tool
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Optimarin turns ballast water treatment digital with new tool

Norwegian tech company Optimarin has launched a new digital tool that provides real-time monitoring of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS). The solution generates data and automatically transfers it from ship to shore for analytical purposes, helping to make ballast water treatment more effective and efficient, and enabling easier regulatory compliance. The tool connects the BWTS...

Höegh signs up four more vessels to Kongsberg and MAN ES digital package
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Höegh signs up four more vessels to Kongsberg and MAN ES digital package

Kongsberg Maritime and MAN Energy Solutions are to deliver a digital package combining the Vessel Insight and PrimeServ Assist applications to four further vessels in Höegh Autoliners’ Horizon class fleet.  Following the signing of a digitalisation partnership between Kongsberg Digital and MAN Energy Solutions in May 2020, the combined infrastructure was initially trialled by Höegh...

ClassNK certifies Alpha Ori’s predictive maintenance solution
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ClassNK certifies Alpha Ori’s predictive maintenance solution

Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT) has secured certification for its predictive maintenance solution, AssetAI, from ClassNK. A real-time cloud-based module, created specifically for the marine market, AssetAI, utilises machine learning algorithms on real-time sensor data to provide actionable insights. As operational expenditure in shipping increases, preventive maintenance isn’t sufficient as a status quo. It is increasingly...

Bringing together technology and people: an interview with Captain Rajesh Unni
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Bringing together technology and people: an interview with Captain Rajesh Unni

Capt. Rajesh Unni, CEO of Synergy Group and co-CEO of Alpha Ori Technologies is confident that rapid development and adoption of advanced digital technologies will continue post-COVID as the industry seeks to meet ambitious decarbonisation goals and improve maritime safety. However, he warns that improvements to businesses will only be achieved if people, processes, and...

Diana Shipping rolls out ABS digital sustainability solution
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Diana Shipping rolls out ABS digital sustainability solution

Diana Shipping Services (DSS) has signed an agreement with ABS to implement the ABS Environmental Monitor digital sustainability solution across 31 vessels under its management. A key part of the ABS My Digital Fleet risk management platform, ABS Environmental Monitor is a cloud-based application leveraging vessel waste stream and emissions data to provide transparent reporting...

Turning data into business
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Turning data into business

Finnish firm KNL Networks, recently acquired by Telenor Maritime, is helping shipping companies to make use of the growing maritime Internet of Things (IoT) via a solution that uses a radio communications network to send data from a vessel to shore-side, without interfering with existing communication methods onboard the vessel.  CEO and co-founder of KNL...

New DNV GL white paper looks to close looming safety gap
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New DNV GL white paper looks to close looming safety gap

DNV GL has published a white paper – “Closing the safety gap in an era of transformation”. The white paper identifies a looming “safety gap” between shipping’s existing approach to safety risks and its ambitions for greater digitalisation and the adoption of alternative fuels. The maritime industry is undergoing a rapid transition to a decarbonised,...

ZeroNorth opens Greek office to support maritime digitalisation and decarbonisation
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ZeroNorth opens Greek office to support maritime digitalisation and decarbonisation

Maritime technology company ZeroNorth has announced the opening of a new office in Piraeus, Greece, to further its aim to support more shipowners and operators to digitalise and decarbonise their operations. We asked CEO of ZeroNorth Søren Meyer what the new location means for the company. “Our primary goal for ZeroNorth Greece is to enable...

Wärtsilä – virtual fuel flow
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Wärtsilä – virtual fuel flow

Wärtsilä has developed a modelling approach that helps to measure fuel flow without a flow meter. This is valuable for shipowners, operators and technical managers who are looking for transparency without costly investments. Shipping companies are increasingly having to make difficult decisions to increase efficiency. Most companies are still doing this based on noon reports....

To buy or build your way to digital maturity?
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To buy or build your way to digital maturity?

Shipping companies looking to improve vessel and cargo operations are often faced with, “a myriad of issues relating to how they manage their marine logistics planning and execution,” says Patrick Boles, a senior consultant with Deloitte. During Digital Ship’s webinar held January 12, he explained two different approaches to elevating digital maturity and how the...

Jiangnan gets LR approval for its VLGC digital ship design
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Jiangnan gets LR approval for its VLGC digital ship design

Jiangnan Shipyard has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) digital ship design, the first AiP for a digital VLGC design in China. The design has been granted LR descriptive notes Digital SAFE (AL2*), Digital MAINTAIN (AL2**), Digital PERFORM (AL3***) and Cyber SECURITY, confirming its compliance...