Tag: <span>Maintenance</span>

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,...

ioCurrents to offer KVH Watch connectivity
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ioCurrents to offer KVH Watch connectivity

Remote vessel analytics company ioCurrents has joined the KVH Watch Solution Partner program, offering KVH Watch connectivity as part of its maritime services. ioCurrents is the creator of the MarineInsightTM platform, which uses machine-learning algorithms to support maritime maintenance and fuel optimisation and has thus far relied on vessels’ existing communications systems for data transfer....

HHI and HMM sign MoU with Jotun to deploy robotic hull cleaner
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HHI and HMM sign MoU with Jotun to deploy robotic hull cleaner

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has reached agreement with container line giant HMM and Jotun to utilise Jotun’s Hull Skating Solutions (HSS) on a series of newbuilds. The agreement, signed 8 December, will see Jotun HullSkater proactively inspect and clean vessel hulls during outfitting to ensure optimal environmental performance and protection. Jotun launched HSS to the...

RH Marine and Damen enter smart vessel maintenance partnership
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RH Marine and Damen enter smart vessel maintenance partnership

RH Marine and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) are teaming up to make the maintenance of the vessels of the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) more efficient and predictable using data science.  Both companies signed a cooperation agreement with the RNLN’s Department of Material Conservation (DMI). The aim of the collaboration is to use data science...

Tero Marine launches data visualisation tool
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Tero Marine launches data visualisation tool

Tero Marine has launched TM Insights solution, an interactive visualisation tool that converts real-time data into intuitive reports and charts. When measured against pre-determined KPIs, the tool identifies trends and uncovers hidden problem areas so remedial action can be taken to improve operational efficiency. Fully integrated to work with Tero Marine’s TM Master suite, TM...

Telemar scoops five-year vessel service contract for NSC-Group fleet
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Telemar scoops five-year vessel service contract for NSC-Group fleet

Marlink Group company Telemar has been awarded the contract to provide in-person and remote service support for bridge navigation equipment to NSC-Group fleet of vessels. NSC-Group is already a customer of Marlink’s smart network solutions, having renewed its agreement for provision of high bandwidth Sealink VSAT to its fleet in April 2020. The agreement with...

Greek ship manager signs optimised maintenance agreement with Wartsila
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Greek ship manager signs optimised maintenance agreement with Wartsila

Greece-based ship manager Thenamaris LNG has awarded Wärtsilä an Optimised Maintenance Agreement covering the main engines for two new, ultra-modern 174,000 cbm LNG Carriers (LNGCs). The object of the agreement is to ensure certainty of operations with budgeted maintenance costs. The vessels, ‘Cool Discoverer’ and ‘Cool Racer’, are powered by low pressure, WinGD X-DF two-stroke,...

Flagship Founders launches start-up to help prevent vessel downtime
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Flagship Founders launches start-up to help prevent vessel downtime

Flagship Founders has launched its first start-up, Kaiko Systems, which uses intelligent data analysis to prevent vessel downtime. The start-up has developed an intelligent tool enabling the crew to continuously collect reliable, comprehensive, and relevant information about the condition of a vessel. Automated, AI-based data analysis identifies potential risks before they occur and provides decision...

Tracking progress of maintenance projects
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Tracking progress of maintenance projects

Werktools has created an app that enables any worker providing maintenance services outside to complete the job and communicate with offices efficiently. Werktools of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, has developed an app that focuses primarily on the needs of maintenance professionals. It’s a single tool that a worker uses to provide information for himself and third...