Tag: <span>Maintenance</span>

Gaslog secures maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
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Gaslog secures maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Greek shipowner and operator Gaslog has selected Wärtsilä’s optimised maintenance agreement to cover ten of the company’s very large LNG carrier vessels. The agreement is designed to ensure certainty of operations with budgeted maintenance costs. The tailored agreement covers the vessels’ twin two-stroke dual-fuel main engines, enabling them to benefit from the latest condition monitoring...

HullWiper brings hull cleaning operations to Sri Lanka
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HullWiper brings hull cleaning operations to Sri Lanka

In-water hull cleaning specialist HullWiper has formed a partnership with underwater and related services company World Subsea Services to bring sustainable and affordable hull cleaning solutions to vessels calling at the Port of Colombo in Sri Lanka. Strategically located in the Indian Ocean, Colombo Port is one of the country’s largest and busiest ports, particularly...

Shell and Baker Hughes launch AI condition monitoring service
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Shell and Baker Hughes launch AI condition monitoring service

Shell and Bently Nevada, a Baker Hughes business, have launched an intelligent, advanced analytics-based oil condition monitoring and machine health service for the marine sector.  Known as VitalyX, the condition monitoring solution combines Shell Remote Sense lubricant analysis expertise with Bently Nevada’s 60-year experience in condition monitoring and protection to offer an early warning system that...

James Fisher Mimic upgrades condition monitoring software
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James Fisher Mimic upgrades condition monitoring software

James Fisher Mimic (JFM) has launched an upgrade to its condition monitoring technology to improve vessel reliability, increase uptime, enhance safety, and save maintenance costs. Mimic 5 is a cloud-based software solution, designed to accommodate big data. It captures, connects and combines any vessel data and provides actionable insights into machinery health and performance on...

DNV and Nakilat enter JDP to improve vessel software reliability
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DNV and Nakilat enter JDP to improve vessel software reliability

Nakilat, DNV, and a group of yards and system suppliers have teamed up on a joint development project (JDP) to elevate software reliability and maintenance during shipping operations. Vessel functions rely heavily on computerised software-based systems that are becoming more complex, automated and integrated. Software failures or reliability issues can now result in significant safety...

Rederi Ab Eckerö signs renews maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
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Rederi Ab Eckerö signs renews maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Finnish shipping group Rederi Ab Eckerö has renewed for the second time its optimised maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä. Under the terms of this latest 5-year agreement, Wärtsilä will be responsible for maintenance of the main and auxiliary engines in six vessels within the customer’s fleet. The agreement is designed to ensure that the contracted vessels’...

Optimarin optimises BWTS maintenance
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Optimarin optimises BWTS maintenance

Optimarin has launched a new service frame agreement integrating the benefits of its new OptiLink digital solution for ballast water treatment systems (BWTS). The agreement aims to minimise operational costs and ensure regulatory compliance for shipowners by facilitating digital diagnostics and data analysis, remote interactive support, and data sharing. The additional offering is expected to...

Ince and Idwal collaborate to improve vessel transaction decision-making
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Ince and Idwal collaborate to improve vessel transaction decision-making

Ince Consultancy is launching a non-exclusive collaboration with ship inspection company Idwal. The alliance will initially be launched by the Middle East office to countries in the region the potential to roll out globally. Through this agreement, Ince Consultancy will act as an introducer of Idwal to provide clients with a breadth of services aimed...

Robotised maintenance technology increases vessel uptime
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Robotised maintenance technology increases vessel uptime

A desk study from ABB focusing on the ATLANTIS offshore test location, off the coast of Viana do Castelo, Portugal, concludes that the gains are available to operators prepared to commit to fast-emerging robotised maintenance technology.    The safe transfer of personnel between a support vessel and an offshore turbine platform is often the limiting factor...

Shell Marine expands Shipcare network
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Shell Marine expands Shipcare network

Shell Marine has increased the availability of its Shell Shipcare range – a portfolio of shipping maintenance products and solutions that allows shipowners to care for their vessels and manage their fleets in a more convenient and cost-effective manner. First launched at the Port of Singapore last year, the Shell Shipcare portfolio is now available...

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...