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

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...

Research unveils dry-dock versus underwater hull cleaning efficiency gains
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Research unveils dry-dock versus underwater hull cleaning efficiency gains

New research indicates that dry-docking and regular hull cleaning intervals may result in a ship hull that is 8% more efficient than a hull that relies on basic underwater cleaning alone. A group of scientists compared the energy efficiency effects of periodic hull cleaning by underwater methods compared with dry-docking a vessel. The results determined...

Hull cleaning robot aims to operate autonomously
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Hull cleaning robot aims to operate autonomously

Fleet Cleaner, developer of cleaning and inspection robots for ships to service providers in ports, is pushing the capabilities of its hull cleaning robot to autonomously clean ships as the future of energy efficient shipping lies in robotic hull cleaning, claims Dejan Borota, chief engineer at Fleet Cleaner. Fleet Cleaner, a Dutch company that uses...