Tag: <span>Fuel Savings</span>

Armach Robotics launches Hull Service Robot
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Armach Robotics launches Hull Service Robot

Armach Robotics, a spin-off company from Marine software firm Greensea Systems has unveiled its first post-prototype Hull Service Robot (HSR). The HSR is a subscription-based proactive and robotic hull cleaning system using autonomy, intelligence and data fusion. The robot weighs less than 66lbs (30kgs) and is around 34 inches (86cm) long, making it easily portable...

Bernhard Schulte investigates impact of seafarer behaviour on ship emissions
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Bernhard Schulte investigates impact of seafarer behaviour on ship emissions

As part of a research and development project, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has for the first time investigated the influence of the behavioural change of individual seafarers on carbon emissions on selected ships managed by BSM Deutschland (BSMD). Teaming up with London-based clean-tech company Signol, BSM studied how individual behavioural change can lead to a...

WinGD X-DF2.0 engine achieves 8 per cent fuel savings
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WinGD X-DF2.0 engine achieves 8 per cent fuel savings

Swiss engine designer, WinGD has confirmed that the performance of its X-DF2.0 engine technology has surpassed initial expectations in terms of fuel savings achieved. Optimised engine settings on WinGD’s X-DF2.0 second-generation dual-fuel engine platform have achieved fuel savings of up to 8 per cent in gas mode and up to 6 per cent in diesel...

Euronav and Theyr collaborate to optimise voyages
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Euronav and Theyr collaborate to optimise voyages

Euronav NV and Theyr have announced a new collaboration in which Theyr’s voyage optimisation engine has been integrated into Euronav’s Fleet Automatic Statistics and Tracking (FAST) platform. Theyr’s voyage optimisation engine, T-VOS, assists Euronav in the improvement of the overall efficiency of its fleet and ultimately the reduction of the overall carbon footprint. The T-VOS...

Arribatec Marine updates Infoship Performance software
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Arribatec Marine updates Infoship Performance software

Arribatec Marine (previously known as IB Marine) has launched the latest version of its Infoship Performance software, designed to optimise vessel operational performance, voyage management and support decision-making process for any fleet. The solution, which in the previous versions already included specific features aimed at monitoring and reducing vessels’ consumptions and emissions, now supports even...

Shell commits to KONGSBERG’s energy saving software
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Shell commits to KONGSBERG’s energy saving software

Shell has signed a five-year contract with KONGSBERG for the installation of its energy saving JAWS (Just Add Water System) software on board 45 liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers chartered by Shell. These are LNG carriers which already utilise the Kongsberg Maritime K-IMS Information Management System application suite. Over the course of a year-long testing...

BargeTracker launched to boost bunker transparency
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BargeTracker launched to boost bunker transparency

BunkerMetric has launched a new tool that uses machine learning and evidence-based analysis to track bunker barges and provide shipping companies with trustworthy data on the bunkering supply chain.  The tool, BargeTracker, uses AIS and a range of other relevant data sources to derive a full trajectory of any bunker barge movements and their interactions...

Maintaining a shipshape hull
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Maintaining a shipshape hull

A semi-autonomous robotic tool by a Norwegian start-up is helping shipping companies to improve hull performance, reduce fuel consumption and lower emissions. Developed by Shipshave, the In Transit Cleaning of Hulls (ITCH) solution is a robotic semi-autonomous hull cleaning technology that has proven to maximise hull performance by maintaining a clean hull. The robotic tool...

Signol secures investment from TechPier for employee engagement tool
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Signol secures investment from TechPier for employee engagement tool

Hamburg-based venture capital firm VC TecPier has invested in London-based start-up Signol. Signol is an employee engagement platform that uses a combination of behavioural science and data analytics to help ship captains and chief engineers to make measurable fuel and emissions savings while providing valuable performance feedback.  Signol’s approach differs significantly from traditional fuel optimisation...

ABB makes Tekomar XPERT available to STX Engine customers
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ABB makes Tekomar XPERT available to STX Engine customers

STX Engine’s customers selecting ABB Turbocharging’s Tekomar XPERT will benefit from optimised engine performance and reduced OPEX through fuel savings. This step comes following a new reseller agreement signed at Kormarine 2021. ABB Turbocharging’s digital performance optimisation platform Tekomar XPERT is applicable to any engine, transforming high quality, reliable engine operating data, into actionable insights...