Tag: <span>Maintenance</span>

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...

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)....