Tag: Maintenance

Saipem implements DNV GL’s ShipManager Hull
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Saipem implements DNV GL’s ShipManager Hull

Energy and infrastructure solution provider Saipem has announced plans to implement DNV GL’s hull planned maintenance system, ShipManager Hull, across five ships, based on 3D digital twins of crane and pipelaying vessels. ShipManager Hull will be installed first on the Saipem 7000, one of the world’s largest crane vessels with a lifting capability of 14,000...

Sapura Brazil signs optimised maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
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Sapura Brazil signs optimised maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä has signed a five-year optimised maintenance agreement with Sapura Brazil, a company specialised in sub-sea services. The agreement, signed in June 2019, covers Sapura’s fleet of six pipe-laying support vessels (PLSVs). The agreement will support the fleet’s operational performance and increase both its efficiency and reliability by accurately predicting maintenance requirements, while also lowering...

Japanese LNG carriers opt for Wärtsilä maintenance service
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Japanese LNG carriers opt for Wärtsilä maintenance service

A joint venture between Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and JERA and a separate venture between Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and JERA have signed long-term service agreements with Wärtsilä. The agreements cover a total of four Japanese owned LNG Carriers. Wärtsilä’s Dynamic Maintenance Planning (DMP) service will be used to identify issues and maintain the...

Pacific Basin signs service agreement with MAN Energy Solutions
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Pacific Basin signs service agreement with MAN Energy Solutions

Pacific Basin Shipping has signed a service agreement with MAN Energy Solutions Hong Kong to cover field, workshop, and technical services on MAN main engines, generators and turbochargers onboard 111 dry-bulk ships. MAN PrimeServ will manage the contract from Hong Kong in close cooperation with the PrimeServ global network that covers some 120 service hubs....

Equinor agrees cleaning deal with HullWiper
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Equinor agrees cleaning deal with HullWiper

Equinor ASA has signed a hull cleaning frame agreement with HullWiper for its fleet of oil and gas tankers operating in Scandinavia, Far East, Middle East and Europe. HullWiper provides safe and eco-friendly hull cleaning solutions to boost vessel efficiency and cut fuel consumption by enabling smooth and resistance-free ship surface to water contact. HullWiper’s...

Wallem opts for BASSnet fleet management suite
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Wallem opts for BASSnet fleet management suite

Wallem Group has selected a complete suite of integrated software from BASSnet Fleet Management Systems to manage its entire fleet of more than 180 ships. Wallem will use the BASSnet suite of products as a total solution for maintenance, safety, operational and financial management and more on a fleet-wide basis. BASSnet products incorporate modular features...

ABS pilots AI for corrosion detection
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ABS pilots AI for corrosion detection

A pilot project applying artificial intelligence (AI) models to detect levels of corrosion and coating breakdown on ships and offshore structures has been successfully demonstrated by ABS, Google Cloud and SoftServe. The project proved high accuracy of AI in detecting and assessing structural anomalies commonly found during visual inspection. AI techniques could be further used...

TT-Lines and Wärtsilä successfully complete remote guidance testing
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TT-Lines and Wärtsilä successfully complete remote guidance testing

TT-Lines and Wärtsilä have completed testing of Wärtsilä’s remote guidance service, a solution for improving the efficiency of vessel repair and maintenance. Simulated remote guidance service situations were carried out on the navigation equipment on the bridge and shaft line seals and bearings in the engine room of the RoRo ferry Huckleberry Finn, operated by...

MSCL signs maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
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MSCL signs maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä has signed an optimised maintenance agreement with Marine Service Company (MSCL), a Saudi Arabian tug operator. The contract is the first that Wärtsilä has signed with a marine operator in Saudi Arabia. The 5-year maintenance agreement will streamline and optimise MSCL’s four terminal escort tugs operating in the port of Rabigh. Within the framework...

ABS offers 24-hr global remote surveying
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ABS offers 24-hr global remote surveying

ABS has announced it is now offering remote surveying with 24-hour worldwide coverage to enable certain surveys to be performed without the surveyor being physically present on-board. The following survey types are presently suitable for ABS Remote Survey, with more to be added in the near future. Continuous Machinery Survey Tail Shaft or Tube Shaft...