Tag: <span>Maintenance</span>

Propulsion Analytics and DNV join forces on Condition Based Maintenance
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Propulsion Analytics and DNV join forces on Condition Based Maintenance

Propulsion Analytics, a Greek company providing vessel and engine performance evaluation applications, and DNV have received funding from Innovation Norway to develop a Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) application for ships. The project will result in an innovative CBM service for ships, with validated methods and accredited tools that merge thermodynamic modelling with artificial intelligence to...

ABB to deliver vessel services to Canadian Coast Guard
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ABB to deliver vessel services to Canadian Coast Guard

ABB has been awarded a National Individual Standing Offer (NISO) to provide full-scope services for equipment installed on board Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) vessels, reducing maintenance costs and increasing uptime.  The NISO covers the full range of remote diagnostics and global technical support, cyber security, condition monitoring, spare parts, operational reviews, preventive maintenance and drydocking...

Candler signs five-year service and maintenance deal with Telemar
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Candler signs five-year service and maintenance deal with Telemar

Marlink subsidiary Telemar has signed a five-year service maintenance deal with Candler Schiffahrt to provide service and maintenance across its fleet of bulk and multi-purpose vessels. The contract will see Telemar provide global service co-ordination from its new Bremerhaven branch office, with a dedicated staff of five focussed on client service delivery. It also includes...

Van Oord signs maintenance and optimisation agreement with ABB Turbocharging
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Van Oord signs maintenance and optimisation agreement with ABB Turbocharging

Dutch dredging company Van Oord has signed a three-year agreement with ABB Turbocharging to provide fleetwide maintenance and optimisation services. The agreement comes as two Van Oord vessels receive the first turbocharger upgrades of their kind in the dredger sector, saving thousands of tons in fuel and carbon emissions over the next decade. The service...

NYK LNG Ship Management signs Optimised Maintenance agreements with Wärtsilä
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NYK LNG Ship Management signs Optimised Maintenance agreements with Wärtsilä

Japan based NYK LNG Ship Management has signed two long-term Optimised Maintenance agreements with Wärtsilä to support the company’s digital solutions onboard its LNG carriers. The 15-year agreements cover the Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines and other equipment installed on two LNG carrier vessels. The contracts were signed in December 2020 and took effect from January...

Freight rate surge could affect underwater hull coatings, says Nippon Paint
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Freight rate surge could affect underwater hull coatings, says Nippon Paint

Nippon Paint Marine is seeing liner operators increasingly postpone dry-dockings as they look to keep vessels operational to meet the recent surge in demand for container shipments. “Container shipowners want to push dry-docking schedules as much as possible because of the high freight rates and capacity shortage,” said John Drew, director, Nippon Paint Marine (Europe)....

ABS uses AI-powered tool to detect corrosion with 98 per cent accuracy
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ABS uses AI-powered tool to detect corrosion with 98 per cent accuracy

Results from the initial application of the unique ABS Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered Corrosion Detection digital solution show it has identified corrosion with 98.9 per cent accuracy. An ABS client recently deployed the ABS AI Corrosion Detection tool to examine two vessels to develop an accurate assessment of their coating conditions and the presence of...

A new system of health care
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A new system of health care

Kongsberg Maritime’s Health Management application proved its worth as a condition reporting service when the RoPax ferry Copenhagen developed a bearing fault, writes Jan Chirkowski, vice president of analytics & fleet operations within Kongsberg Maritime. Scandlines’ decision to implement Kongsberg Maritime’s Health Management application proved to be a prudent one when it identified a bearing...

Load Line secures two-year predictive maintenance agreement with MacGregor
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Load Line secures two-year predictive maintenance agreement with MacGregor

Load Line Marine has signed a two-year OnWatch Scout Predict agreement with MacGregor to support operation and maintenance of its fleet. The order was booked into Cargotec’s fourth quarter of 2020 order intake, with installation and testing starting on board four vessels the first semester of 2021. By increasing the flow of information from ship...

Golar Management extends maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
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Golar Management extends maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Golar Management Norway, the operator and manager of a fleet of LNG Carrier and Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) vessels, has signed a five year extension with Wärtsilä for its Optimised Maintenance agreement.  The agreement covers a total of 16 ship installations; 14 with Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines, plus 2 with Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel...

The cost of reactive maintenance
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The cost of reactive maintenance

For shipping line P&O Maritime, a catastrophic incident in 2018 accelerated the company’s use of maritime IoT to drive its maintenance model from reactive to predictive. In a webinar held by Digital Ship this week, Kris Vedat, head of IT for P&O Maritime Logistics explained how the company has been tackling its digital management strategy....

Royston completes engine overhauls on Mainport vessel
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Royston completes engine overhauls on Mainport vessel

Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has completed major overhauls on two Bergen KRM9 main diesel engines onboard the 66m length offshore support vessel Ocean Spey. The work was carried out as part of a planned maintenance programme of critical power systems. Completed by the Royston team while the vessel was docked in Cork dockyard,...