Tag: Fleet Performance

Anglo-Eastern rolls out Fleet Operations Solution by Wärtsilä
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Anglo-Eastern rolls out Fleet Operations Solution by Wärtsilä

Hong-Kong based ship manager Anglo-Eastern has partnered with Wärtsilä to digitalise operations across more than 600 vessels. The ship manager will roll out the Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution (FOS) to support voyage planning and execution as well as engine performance and fuel efficiency monitoring. FOS integrates individual processes that are otherwise separate from each other...

How to start implementing technology for performance management
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How to start implementing technology for performance management

Shipping companies turning to digital technology to assist with performance management must ensure they understand what technology they really need and how to implement it to get the quick wins and maximise ROI, agreed a group of panellists speaking in Copenhagen last month. As part of a forum hosted by VPO Global, four industry specialists...

Supporting the French green shipping revolution
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Supporting the French green shipping revolution

In a world where ecological concerns run high, every industry is under pressure to reduce their environmental impact. The international shipping industry is no exception. During the 45th G7 summit held in Biarritz, France in August, the nation’s president Emmanuel Macron declared his intention to place the country at the forefront of a green shipping...

IMO sulphur 2020 and the role of advanced marine fuel management systems
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IMO sulphur 2020 and the role of advanced marine fuel management systems

Damian McCann, product manager for enginei EFMS, looks at how the IMO’s Sulphur 2020 regulations will put even greater importance on fuel management efficiencies. As IMO Sulphur 2020 draws ever closer, the focus on vessel fuel implications grows ever stronger. In particular it is widely accepted that the costs of refining low sulphur fuel will...

Hapag-Lloyd collaborates with Portchain on fleet planning
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Hapag-Lloyd collaborates with Portchain on fleet planning

Hapag-Lloyd has announced plans to implement Portchain’s advanced fleet planning software to optimise workflows within voyage control and execution. Portchain, which provides advanced analytics and AI solutions for the shipping industry will combine large amounts of data with its proprietary machine learning algorithms to provide live insights on issues affecting the schedules of Hapag-Lloyd’s vessels....

German ship manager signs up 55 vessels to Tekomar XPERT
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German ship manager signs up 55 vessels to Tekomar XPERT

Hamburg-based ship manager CPO Containerschiffreederei (CCPO) has secured a contract for ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT for its fleet of 55 vessels. Tekomar XPERT, a smart engine performance diagnostics software was adopted by CCPO during its initial release in 2015. In June, Tekomar XPERT for fleet web application was launched with the German ship manager confirming...

IoT for performance management: thoughts from shipping’s service providers
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IoT for performance management: thoughts from shipping’s service providers

The evolving Internet of Things (IoT) is providing new ways for shipping companies to monitor, measure and transfer information to better manage their fleets’ performance. Intelligent sensors and increasing bandwidth have made it possible to collect large quantities of data and transfer it from ship to shore. The emphasis is less on how to collect...

Creating value from ship data
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Creating value from ship data

Choosing performance monitoring tools that enable valuable data to be created at each stage of a vessel’s performance evaluation process is challenging, but fundamental to improving fleet performance, says Dr Serena Lim, chief scientific officer, Ascenz Solutions There are numerous digital technologies and monitoring tools that are capable of generating vast quantities of data to help...

GNS launches global fleet database
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GNS launches global fleet database

Maritime technology company GNS has launched Voyager GLOBAL FLEET, a fully searchable global database of over 120,000 vessels, shipowners, operators and managers. The new service will enable a wide range of users across the maritime industry, including ship suppliers to brokers, agents and charterers to more easily access the data they need to enhance their...

Hyundai and Intellian in satcoms partnership to support vessel performance
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Hyundai and Intellian in satcoms partnership to support vessel performance

Intellian and Hyundai Global Service (HGS) have signed a satellite communications agreement to support vessel performance optimisation and management. The companies will expand HGS’ ‘Integrated Smart Ship (ISS)’ solution; a digital ecosystem for vessel and fleet management, which includes a powerful data analysis platform. The solution is expected to reduce fuel costs by over 6...

World Marine Offshore introduces BareFLEET performance monitoring
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World Marine Offshore introduces BareFLEET performance monitoring

Offshore logistics operator, World Marine Offshore (WMO), has implemented Reygar’s BareFLEET advanced remote monitoring system onboard its crew transfer vessel (CTV) with the aim of delivering comprehensive health and performance monitoring across the firm’s fleet of CTVs. WMO’s CTV World Mistral will feature BareFLEET’s standard package of engine, navigation and motion monitoring, as well as...

Sensor data will enrich but not replace noon reports, say shipowners
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Sensor data will enrich but not replace noon reports, say shipowners

While AIS and advanced digital technologies available today means that ship performance can be assessed without noon reports, a recent panel discussion indicated that automated and sensor driven data is favoured as a method to enrich, but not replace, manually entered performance data. Sunit Das, director of operations, The Hadley Shipping is all for digitalisation,...