Tag: Maintenance

Klaveness and DNV GL complete world’s first digital survey
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Klaveness and DNV GL complete world’s first digital survey

DNV GL and Klaveness Ship Management have performed the world’s first digital survey on-board the containership MV Bardu. The survey provided full insight into the maintenance data without the surveyor and principal engineer for DNV GL, Rolf Petter Hancke stepping on-board the vessel. Live dashboards at the Klaveness office in Olso allowed Hancke to examine the...

Energy Observer maintenance to optimise performance by 15 per cent
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Energy Observer maintenance to optimise performance by 15 per cent

The hydrogen-powered vessel Energy Observer is taking a break from work for a three-month technical pause in which it will undergo maintenance to optimise its performance up to 15 per cent, before resuming operations next spring. The 30 metre catamaran, which weights 30 tonnes was transported to its maintenance area Wednesday December 12. Following 10...

HullWiper combats biofouling in Mauritian waters
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HullWiper combats biofouling in Mauritian waters

Remotely operated underwater hull cleaning solution HullWiper will start operating at Mauritian ports from 2019. Mauritius is one of 12 countries involved with the IMO’s GloFouling Project, a collaboration with the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and IMO, created to implement guidelines for the control and management of the transfer...

LR digitalises inspection and maintenance
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LR digitalises inspection and maintenance

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched an SaaS-based Asset Performance Management (APM) platform that will optimise inspection and maintenance. The digital platform, AllAssets, improves operational efficiencies and cost savings by providing risk insights through custom-built models. The web-based solution turns inspection and maintenance data into insights, pinpointing risks, enhancing asset and facility performance by up to...

HullWiper and SCAMP to provide diver-free hull cleaning in Gibraltar
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HullWiper and SCAMP to provide diver-free hull cleaning in Gibraltar

  HullWiper and partner SCAMP, which provides ship fuel conservation and underwater services, has launched its hull cleaning services for vessels transiting the Strait of Gibraltar. The agreement marks the latest expansion under HullWiper’s global leasing programme to offer shipowners and operators a cost-efficient, brush- and diver-free alternative to traditional hull cleaning methods. The Port...

GNS improves transparency of navigational data
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GNS improves transparency of navigational data

Maritime technology company GNS has launched a new fleet insight platform that reports savings of between 30 and 70 per cent on outlay of navigation data, improved vessel visibility, and simplified compliance. The GNS Voyager FLEET INSIGHT (VFI) solution is the result of four years of data collection and analysis. It provides shipowners and managers...

BIMCO-led group to set standard for underwater hull cleaning
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BIMCO-led group to set standard for underwater hull cleaning

BIMCO and a group of industry partners have set out to create an internationally recognised standard in response to growing concerns over the impact of hull biofouling on the marine environment. The group consists of eight different organisations, including paint manufacturers, shipowners and cleaning companies, with the aim to take a holistic approach to establishing...

Seagull Maritime and Jotun launch e-learning paint maintenance modules
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Seagull Maritime and Jotun launch e-learning paint maintenance modules

Seagull Maritime and Jotun have launched a set of e-learning modules on paint maintenance to help owners and operators improve the maintenance and effectiveness of their ships’ on-board paint. The e-learning modules will focus on in-service treatments and how in-service maintenance can limit or prevent deterioration to paint from corrosion, which can have long-term cost...