Tag: Fleet Performance

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,...

ABB upgrades Tekomar XPERT for fleet-wide use
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ABB upgrades Tekomar XPERT for fleet-wide use

ABB Turbocharging has upgraded its digital platform ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT for use on a fleet-wide scale. ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT for fleet provides insight into engine performance from fleet to vessel level with an easy-access web portal interface. Tekomar XPERT for fleet incorporates all standard features found in the original Tekomar XPERT application with...

Exploit before you explore, says Western Bulk’s head of digital strategy
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Exploit before you explore, says Western Bulk’s head of digital strategy

Recognising current opportunities, exploiting them, allowing yourself to be challenged, and implementing a company culture that focuses on integration and data sharing is vital to efficient and cost-effective shipping. Exploiting current business models and making changes that can be hard for people to accept is where every shipping company should start in their journey of...

Rising demand for cost-effective monitoring solutions for small vessel operators
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Rising demand for cost-effective monitoring solutions for small vessel operators

Vessel operators working in the towage and CTV markets on the Atlantic Coast are looking to install Reygar’s BareFLEET monitoring system to improve operational efficiency and cut costs on smaller vessels. According to Reygar, the company is seeing increased demand from operators of small vessels in the US. Typically, investment into digitalisation and monitoring has...

NAPA becomes first service provider for Ship Data Centre’s IoS Open Platform
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NAPA becomes first service provider for Ship Data Centre’s IoS Open Platform

NAPA has become the first service provider for ClassNK-owned Ship Data Centre’s Internet of Ships Open Platform (ShipDC IoS-OP). NAPA will provide ship performance analytics and voyage optimisation capabilities for the universal platform developed to share vessel operational data between stakeholders. The aim of the ShipDC IoS-OP is to create a new, digital maritime cluster...

Danish research project leads to significant fuel savings for J. Lauritzen and Torm
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Danish research project leads to significant fuel savings for J. Lauritzen and Torm

Shipping companies J. Lauritzen and Torm have saved a combined total of 37,900 tonnes of fuel per year thanks to their participation in a four-year research project that developed a new platform to help companies optimise technical and operational aspects of their fleets. Under the Blue INNOship program, the Vessel Performance Decision Support platform was...

Thames Clippers selects Reygar monitoring platform
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Thames Clippers selects Reygar monitoring platform

A new catamaran ferry for MBNA Thames Clippers has been fitted with the cloud-based BareFLEET monitoring platform by Reygar to give high level insight into the performance of the new vessel as it enters service in London. The high-speed ferry builder, Wight Shipyard, will use the monitoring system to collect remote data and analyse the...