Tag: <span>Dry-docking</span>

J.T. Essberger to trial VesselMan’s dry-docking software
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J.T. Essberger to trial VesselMan’s dry-docking software

Tanker operator J. T. Essberger has signed up for a pilot with VesselMan’s cloud-based remote support platform. The system will be installed on the Ursula Essberger during its upcoming dry-docking. The management platform enables the user to easily manage its assets, create projects, use project templates, build  specifications, send out quotations and compare the tenders...

Transforming performance data into decision-support
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Transforming performance data into decision-support

Dorian LPG, a liquefied petroleum gas shipping company and owner and operator of very large gas carriers (VLGCs) has been working with Danish firm Vessel Performance Solutions (VPS) to improve vessel and fleet performance. The shipping company has rolled out VPS’ solution VESPER to improve decision-making, particularly around dry-dockings and hull and propeller performance. One...

Freight rate surge could affect underwater hull coatings, says Nippon Paint
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Freight rate surge could affect underwater hull coatings, says Nippon Paint

Nippon Paint Marine is seeing liner operators increasingly postpone dry-dockings as they look to keep vessels operational to meet the recent surge in demand for container shipments. “Container shipowners want to push dry-docking schedules as much as possible because of the high freight rates and capacity shortage,” said John Drew, director, Nippon Paint Marine (Europe)....

VesselMan signs cloud-based dry-docking agreement with ro-ro carrier
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VesselMan signs cloud-based dry-docking agreement with ro-ro carrier

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC) has signed a long-term agreement for the provision of cloud-based dry-docking and project management software with VesselMan. VesselMan is a cloud-based solution that provides a digital specification that is always available, based on best-practice templates and flexible integration with third-party software. The agreement covers all of ARC’s U.S.-flagged vessels. ARC...

Managing dry dockings with Maindeck
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Managing dry dockings with Maindeck

Maindeck of Oslo, Norway, helps superintendents and technical managers to plan dry dockings. The company’s software facilitates activity management, assists with effective communication across the team, and helps superintendents to stay on top of tasks during a ship’s yard stay, avoiding delays and cost overruns. Vaida Stockunaite, contributing editor of VPO Global spoke with Sasan...

ShipNet launches new SaaS-based dry-docking solution
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ShipNet launches new SaaS-based dry-docking solution

ShipNet has launched its new Software-as-a-Service (Saas) Dry-Docking Software to help companies plan and manage projects relating to the technical aspects of dry-docking. ShipNet reports that dry-docking can cost hundreds of thousands of U.S. dollars (sometimes millions) to maintain a vessel in a standardised working condition. Without an integrated project management solution, fleet management, technical...

Digital planning for dockings and repairs: interview with start-up VesselMan
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Digital planning for dockings and repairs: interview with start-up VesselMan

Norwegian start-up VesselMan develops apps and software for technical project management. Digital Ship spoke with Glenn Edvardsen, CEO of Vesselman to find out how the start-up is helping to deliver more efficient project management.  VesselMan of Oslo develops digital tools for shipping companies to better plan and budget complex technical projects such as dry-dockings, lay-ups,...

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....

Holyhead Towing software to streamline dry-dock specifications
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Holyhead Towing software to streamline dry-dock specifications

U.K. based Marine Software has supplied Holyhead Towing Company with MPJWin – Marine Project Manager for Windows software to manage refit specifications for a 20 vessel fleet of ultra-shallow and shallow draft anchor handling tugs, multicats, workboats and specialist transport vessels. Technical staff will use MPJWin to compile master refit specifications for all types of...

Chris-Marine launches camera for cylinder liner condition monitoring
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Chris-Marine launches camera for cylinder liner condition monitoring

Chris-Marine has launched an advanced camera for cylinder liner condition monitoring to evaluate cylinder condition parameters and help reduce maintenance and repair times for vessels. The camera documents cylinder condition in 15 minutes, without the need to remove the cylinder cover or exhaust value housing. The images captured by the camera are used to evaluate...

Wärtsilä to expand underwater repair and maintenance services
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Wärtsilä to expand underwater repair and maintenance services

Wärtsilä has announced that it is in the process of expanding its underwater services to reduce unscheduled dry-dockings and improve the operational efficiency of vessels. The Finnish company is currently developing an environmentally sound method for underwater hull cleaning that aims to “cover close to 100 per cent of the submerged hull” confirmed Tamara de...