Tag: <span>Maintenance</span>

Zeaborn Ship Management automates IHM maintenance
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Zeaborn Ship Management automates IHM maintenance

After having almost completed the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) Initial Survey, Zeaborn Ship Management is among the first ship managers to digitise the Inventory of Hazardous Materials Maintenance. IHM Maintenance ensures the continuous conformity of the inventory. As soon as a change on a vessel occurs, the IHM report has to be updated. Adding...

ShipNet launches new SaaS-based dry-docking solution
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ShipNet launches new SaaS-based dry-docking solution

ShipNet has launched its new Software-as-a-Service (Saas) Dry-Docking Software to help companies plan and manage projects relating to the technical aspects of dry-docking. ShipNet reports that dry-docking can cost hundreds of thousands of U.S. dollars (sometimes millions) to maintain a vessel in a standardised working condition. Without an integrated project management solution, fleet management, technical...

New funding to boost VesselMan and Ulysses maintenance system project
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New funding to boost VesselMan and Ulysses maintenance system project

Innovation Norway has provided support for Greek software provider Ulysses Systems Hellas and Norway’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions provider VesselMan to develop an integrated Planned Maintenance System and project management tool for technical projects. The joint project is part of the Greece Business Innovation program. Greece Business Innovation is a program that was established to support...

Digital planning for dockings and repairs: interview with start-up VesselMan
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Digital planning for dockings and repairs: interview with start-up VesselMan

Norwegian start-up VesselMan develops apps and software for technical project management. Digital Ship spoke with Glenn Edvardsen, CEO of Vesselman to find out how the start-up is helping to deliver more efficient project management.  VesselMan of Oslo develops digital tools for shipping companies to better plan and budget complex technical projects such as dry-dockings, lay-ups,...

Chevron Shipping embarks on maintenance optimisation journey with ABS
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Chevron Shipping embarks on maintenance optimisation journey with ABS

Chevron Shipping Company has embarked on a digital fleet management journey with ABS. The company’s suezmax lightering vessel Pegasus Voyager is the first vessel in Chevron’s fleet to receive the ABS maintenance optimisation notation SMART-MHM (Machinery Health Monitoring). The Pegasus Voyager marks the first of 28 vessels in the Chevron fleet to roll out condition-based...

Unnecessary maintenance could be costing £15m per asset, says LR
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Unnecessary maintenance could be costing £15m per asset, says LR

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has reported that as much as 40 per cent of maintenance work carried out by Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel operators is unnecessary. By reducing these unwarranted manhours, operators could save on average almost £600,000 per asset each year, which is equivalent to £15m over an assets’ life. By applying...

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...