Tag: Fuel Optimisation

EBL improves energy performance of North Sea Giant
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EBL improves energy performance of North Sea Giant

  The world’s first Electronic Bus Link (EBL) from Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch has been successfully commissioned on the North Sea Giant, providing complete redundancy, enhanced efficiency and significant fuel savings. The technology connects the 18,151 GWT subsea construction vessel’s DC-Hubs, enabling the vessel to conduct demanding operations using just one engine, instead...

FUELTRAX confirms compatibility with Opsealog
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FUELTRAX confirms compatibility with Opsealog

Electronic fuel monitoring systems (EFMS) supplier FUELTRAX has announced formal compatibility with data integration service provider, Opsealog. FUELTRAX is a smart, self-contained, marine fuel management solution, which protects assets and ensures security of fuel, compliance, and optimised vessel performance. Opsealog works in partnership with customers to integrate with FUELTRAX data and to generate additional analysis...

Thorco increases visibility of charter party compliance with Navis Bluetracker
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Thorco increases visibility of charter party compliance with Navis Bluetracker

Copenhagen-based Thorco Projects has selected Navis’ Bluetracker solution to monitor and analyse the fuel consumption and vessel performance of its own and chartered vessels. The Charter Monitor module of Bluetracker monitors the operational speed versus fuel oil consumption as agreed upon with the charter party, providing greater visibility of charter-party compliance. The system gives automatic...

Maersk rolls out Eniram’s Energy Advisory System
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Maersk rolls out Eniram’s Energy Advisory System

Maersk Supply Service has signed a contract with Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, to install an Energy Advisory System that uses high-quality data and real-time feedback to optimise operations and save fuel. Proof of concept will be carried out on two of Maersk Supply Service’s vessels: one M-class Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel (AHTS) and one...

Bunker Connect launches quality control module
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Bunker Connect launches quality control module

Bunker Connect has added a quality control module to its services to help shipowners and operators prepare for and comply with IMO 2020. Bunker Connect provides shipping companies and suppliers with information on bunkers, including price and type at available ports. Bunker Connect acts as a liaison between buyer and supplier, offering impartial advice to...

Fymak Marine trials FUELTRAX fuel management system
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Fymak Marine trials FUELTRAX fuel management system

Nigerian oil service support providers Fymak Marine has completed a six-month trial of FUELTRAX Vision onboard its five Fast Support Vessels (FSVs). FUELTRAX is a smart, self-contained, marine fuel management solution, which protects assets and ensures security of fuel, compliance, and optimised vessel performance. FUELTRAX Vision is the latest expansion of remote monitoring and reporting...

Knutsen newbuild supplied with Wärtsilä propulsion package
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Knutsen newbuild supplied with Wärtsilä propulsion package

  Norway based Knutsen OAS Shipping has chosen Wärtsilä to supply its integrated propulsion and cargo handling solution for a newbuild 30,000 cbm liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier vessel being built at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) in South Korea. The solutions are expected to ensure effective interfacing between the vessel’s propulsion, onboard auxiliary power...

Microsoft backs $11m Nautilus AI platform
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Microsoft backs $11m Nautilus AI platform

Microsoft is supporting the development of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve fuel efficiency on ships with a US $11 million in Series A funding for Nautilus Labs. The funding will be used to develop Nautilus Labs’ platform that helps shipping companies to reduce fuel consumption by up to 10 per cent in a single voyage...

MOL Nordic Tankers extends trial of bunker optimisation solution
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MOL Nordic Tankers extends trial of bunker optimisation solution

MOL Nordic Tankers is extending the trial of BunkerMetric’s fuel management and planning tool that it has been piloting on five of its vessels since the end of 2018. BunkerPlanner is a tool to help shipowners and operators make bunkering decisions and ensure they obtain compliant and cost-efficient fuel, based on the trade route of...

Swire selects FUELTRAX fuel management system
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Swire selects FUELTRAX fuel management system

Swire Pacific Offshore has installed a new onboard surveillance system created by FUELTRAX on two of its vessels to optimise fuel management and ensure regulatory compliance. FUELTRAX Vision is a smart, self-contained marine fuel management solution, which protects assets and ensures security of fuel, compliance and optimised vessel performance. The FUELTRAX Vison system combines video...

Energy management systems help La Méridionale to cut fuel
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Energy management systems help La Méridionale to cut fuel

French ferry operator La Méridionale is progressing with the digitalisation of its fleet in partnership with Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, having implemented Eniram’s range of energy management technology to more efficiently use its resources and reduce its impact on the environment. The ‘Piana’, a ro-pax ferry that travels between Marseille and Corsica, was equipped with...

Four maritime start-ups to watch out for in 2019
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Four maritime start-ups to watch out for in 2019

The 2020 global sulphur cap is less than a year away and fuel efficiency is high on the shipping industry’s agenda. Cutting fuel consumption and emissions is vital to meet regulation, remain competitive, and work towards a reduction in overall greenhouse gas emissions. Here are four start-ups to watch out for in 2019 that have...