Tag: Maintenance

TT-Lines and Wärtsilä successfully complete remote guidance testing
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TT-Lines and Wärtsilä successfully complete remote guidance testing

TT-Lines and Wärtsilä have completed testing of Wärtsilä’s remote guidance service, a solution for improving the efficiency of vessel repair and maintenance. Simulated remote guidance service situations were carried out on the navigation equipment on the bridge and shaft line seals and bearings in the engine room of the RoRo ferry Huckleberry Finn, operated by...

MSCL signs maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
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MSCL signs maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä has signed an optimised maintenance agreement with Marine Service Company (MSCL), a Saudi Arabian tug operator. The contract is the first that Wärtsilä has signed with a marine operator in Saudi Arabia. The 5-year maintenance agreement will streamline and optimise MSCL’s four terminal escort tugs operating in the port of Rabigh. Within the framework...

ABS offers 24-hr global remote surveying
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ABS offers 24-hr global remote surveying

ABS has announced it is now offering remote surveying with 24-hour worldwide coverage to enable certain surveys to be performed without the surveyor being physically present on-board. The following survey types are presently suitable for ABS Remote Survey, with more to be added in the near future. Continuous Machinery Survey Tail Shaft or Tube Shaft...

Klaveness and DNV GL complete world’s first digital survey
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Klaveness and DNV GL complete world’s first digital survey

DNV GL and Klaveness Ship Management have performed the world’s first digital survey on-board the containership MV Bardu. The survey provided full insight into the maintenance data without the surveyor and principal engineer for DNV GL, Rolf Petter Hancke stepping on-board the vessel. Live dashboards at the Klaveness office in Olso allowed Hancke to examine the...

Energy Observer maintenance to optimise performance by 15 per cent
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Energy Observer maintenance to optimise performance by 15 per cent

The hydrogen-powered vessel Energy Observer is taking a break from work for a three-month technical pause in which it will undergo maintenance to optimise its performance up to 15 per cent, before resuming operations next spring. The 30 metre catamaran, which weights 30 tonnes was transported to its maintenance area Wednesday December 12. Following 10...

HullWiper combats biofouling in Mauritian waters
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HullWiper combats biofouling in Mauritian waters

Remotely operated underwater hull cleaning solution HullWiper will start operating at Mauritian ports from 2019. Mauritius is one of 12 countries involved with the IMO’s GloFouling Project, a collaboration with the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and IMO, created to implement guidelines for the control and management of the transfer...

LR digitalises inspection and maintenance
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LR digitalises inspection and maintenance

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched an SaaS-based Asset Performance Management (APM) platform that will optimise inspection and maintenance. The digital platform, AllAssets, improves operational efficiencies and cost savings by providing risk insights through custom-built models. The web-based solution turns inspection and maintenance data into insights, pinpointing risks, enhancing asset and facility performance by up to...

HullWiper and SCAMP to provide diver-free hull cleaning in Gibraltar
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HullWiper and SCAMP to provide diver-free hull cleaning in Gibraltar

  HullWiper and partner SCAMP, which provides ship fuel conservation and underwater services, has launched its hull cleaning services for vessels transiting the Strait of Gibraltar. The agreement marks the latest expansion under HullWiper’s global leasing programme to offer shipowners and operators a cost-efficient, brush- and diver-free alternative to traditional hull cleaning methods. The Port...