Tag: Maintenance

Kongsberg Maritime adds equipment monitoring facility to Vessel Insight
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Kongsberg Maritime adds equipment monitoring facility to Vessel Insight

Kongsberg Maritime has introduced a new facility to its Vessel Insight portfolio to help shipowners monitor onboard equipment via one unified interface and predict failures through early detection of abnormal behaviour. This Health Management dashboard helps customers to mitigate the capital and operational risks associated with the failure or unplanned maintenance of critical machinery. By...

SGMF publish guidelines for safe dry docking of vessels powered by gas
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SGMF publish guidelines for safe dry docking of vessels powered by gas

The Society for Marine Gas as a Fuel (SGMF) has published new guidance on work practices for maintenance, repair and dry-dock operations for ships that use gas/LNG as fuel to help ensure the safe maintenance of gas-fuelled ships. In the future, an increasing number of ships will switch to using gas as a marine fuel,...

Datum Electronics launches AI-enabled condition monitoring tech
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Datum Electronics launches AI-enabled condition monitoring tech

Datum Electronics has announced a new AI-based advanced condition monitoring technology for fuel efficiency and preventative maintenance. The new AI-enabled condition monitoring technology is the result of years of collaboration with Innovate UK & the University of Strathclyde on gathering data, running algorithms and profiling diesel generators, as well as many months of design, development...

Coronavirus, coatings and carbon
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Coronavirus, coatings and carbon

Way back in January this year, a time that seems like it was generations ago, shipping was facing up to a global, existential challenge – reducing its carbon emissions and the global climate emergency. The fateful day of January 1, 2020 had come and gone with less disruption than many had anticipated, with generally widespread...

Euronav strengthens maintenance scheme with LR approval
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Euronav strengthens maintenance scheme with LR approval

Tanker owner Euronav has signed an agreement with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to strengthen its fleet condition monitoring programme with remote approval. The agreement will see the approval of Euronav’s Machinery Planned Maintenance and Condition Monitoring Scheme (MPMS(CM)) for 25 LR-classed vessels. This will be performed in accordance with LR’s recently updated ShipRight procedures for Machinery...

MAN PrimeServ expands Omnicare concept
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MAN PrimeServ expands Omnicare concept

MAN PrimeServ, MAN Energy Solutions’ service brand, has extended its ‘PrimeServ Omnicare’ concept from turbomachinery into the marine and power segments. This one-stop service solution now also focuses on maintenance that covers non-MAN as well as MAN machinery, including engines, turbochargers and related auxiliaries. In the marine and power segments, PrimeServ Omnicare provides a maintenance...

ClassNK releases CBM Guidelines
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ClassNK releases CBM Guidelines

ClassNK has released its CBM Guidelines that explain the revised rules for using Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) in class surveys to promote the use of CBM technology. Condition based maintenance, a method for monitoring the operating state of equipment, diagnosing the state of said equipment based upon the information obtained from such monitoring, and then...

More proactive technology needed to combat biofouling
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More proactive technology needed to combat biofouling

The rapid pace of technological innovation has had a growing impact on the shipping industry.  But as owners and fleet managers face increasing pressure to improve environmental performance, new technologies will be necessary to ensure a profitable and sustainable future.  The impact of biofouling on ship fuel use and emissions has generated increasing attention. According...

Digital data for dry-docking maintenance
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Digital data for dry-docking maintenance

An effective vessel maintenance strategy involves accurate and reliable data and an understanding of the individual ship, but it also involves combining the right human competencies with knowledge obtained from data to succeed in this space. This is the opinion of Steen Lykke Pedersen, head of dry dockings and maintenance strategies at Maersk Supply Service....

Biofouling demands urgent and proactive approach, stresses Bellona
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Biofouling demands urgent and proactive approach, stresses Bellona

The risks posed to both the environment and the sustainability of commercial shipping by biofouling should not be underestimated, according to Norwegian environmental pressure group Bellona. The issue, which has yet to be tackled by any meaningful international legislation, apparently poses a serious threat ‘triumvirate’. However, as Bellona points out, by tackling it head on,...

Marlink enhances remote support with BridgeLink smart maintenance app
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Marlink enhances remote support with BridgeLink smart maintenance app

The Marlink Group company Telemar, which is dedicated to Bridge Electronics, onboard services and maintenance, has enhanced its remote support capabilities within the recently launched BridgeLink solution. Telemar engineers will use the BridgeLink Smart Maintenance Application to provide pro-active support to reduce potential down-time and increase efficiency of Bridge Electronics hardware as well as associated...