Tag: <span>Digitalisation</span>

UHL partners with COACH to monitor vessel performance
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UHL partners with COACH to monitor vessel performance

United Heavy Lift, (UHL), transporter of heavy lift, breakbulk and project cargoes, has signed up with COACH Solutions to continue its focus on digitalisation and to reduce its environmental footprint.  COACH Solutions optimises vessel performance by monitoring and analysing a vessel throughout its voyage, providing continuous reports and alerts. Shipping companies use COACH’s services for...

Sovcomflot and Gazprom Neft join forces to drive decarbonisation efforts
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Sovcomflot and Gazprom Neft join forces to drive decarbonisation efforts

Sovcomflot and PAO Gazprom Neft have signed an agreement to develop innovative technologies and use low-carbon fuels in maritime transport. The document was signed on September 3 as part of the VI Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok by Igor Tonkovidov, president and CEO of Sovcomflot, and Alexander Dyukov, chairman of the management board, CEO, Gazprom...

Brittany Ferries completes first remote in-water hull survey with MaDfly drone
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Brittany Ferries completes first remote in-water hull survey with MaDfly drone

A Brittany Ferries vessel, the Bretagne, has completed the first full in-water ship hull survey with a mini ROV. The drone was provided by MaDfly while Bureau Veritas (BV) supervised the survey. The survey provided an opportunity to validate the integrity of the entire ship’s hull’s bottom. This inspection was the first of its kind,...

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...

Güngen commits entire fleet to Vessel Insight
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Güngen commits entire fleet to Vessel Insight

Turkish-owned and registered shipping company Güngen Denizcilik ve Ticaret has committed its entire fleet of six Suezmax crude oil-tankers to Kongsberg Digital’s Vessel Insight infrastructure. Güngen’s immediate goal for installing Vessel Insight is to benchmark the vessels within its fleet, providing the foundation for increased fuel savings and reduced emissions. The strategic purpose is to...

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...

OneOcean acquires further voyage planning capability
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OneOcean acquires further voyage planning capability

OneOcean has acquired Shipping Guides, the pre-eminent provider of data and information on ports globally. The Guide to Port Entry intelligence will be integrated into the OneOcean platforms, further enhancing OneOcean’s voyage planning capability. Guide to Port Entry data has been built up over the last 50 years and is globally recognised for its static...

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...

OrbitMI adds Dataloy voyage management to software suite
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OrbitMI adds Dataloy voyage management to software suite

OrbitMI has joined Dataloy Systems´ partner program as a master partner, combining Dataloy’s voyage management platform with OrbitMI’s suite of integrated maritime solutions. Orbit’s products transform data into actionable visualisations for decision-makers. It aggregates and integrates data from vessels and existing shore-based systems, amplifies it using machine learning and activates it through dashboards, alerts and...

Alfa Laval acquires StormGeo
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Alfa Laval acquires StormGeo

Alfa Laval is to acquire StormGeo for NOK 3,630M (USD 442M) on a debt and cash free basis to accelerate its digital services offering and to add an additional tool to its decarbonising offering. Closing is expected during Q2 2021, subject to customary conditions. StormGeo will become part of Alfa Laval’s Marine Business Division. “The...

Navtor launches NavStation 6.0
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Navtor launches NavStation 6.0

Navtor has completed a major upgrade of its NavStation software, introducing new features delivering enhanced security, usability, accuracy and efficiency for an increasingly digitised shipping industry. The solution, which originally launched in 2014 as a digital chart table, has been revamped to offer more seamless passage planning, faster and higher quality rendering of charts, robust cybersecurity,...