Tag: <span>Maritime Industry</span>

Hivecell edge computing to be offered with METIS AI-based solutions
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Hivecell edge computing to be offered with METIS AI-based solutions

Maritime data analytics specialist METIS Cyberspace Technology has completed proof of concept trials to confirm that edge computing from Hivecell is wholly compatible with its cloud-based shipboard data acquisition solution. This completion opens the way for fully scalable Hivecell stack processing power to be used at locations onboard ship, resulting in significant bandwidth savings and...

DNV GL approves IBM’s software for vessel maintenance
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DNV GL approves IBM’s software for vessel maintenance

The latest version of IBM’s Maximo Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software, an industry tool that helps shipowners maintain their vessels in accordance with international regulations, has been granted type approval by classification society DNV GL. The certification process for Maximo version 7.x was overseen by Manchester-based maritime and offshore specialist IT firm SRO Solutions, part...

GreenSteam joins KVH Watch Solution partner program
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GreenSteam joins KVH Watch Solution partner program

Vessel performance optimisation solutions developer GreenSteam has joined the KVH Watch Solution Partner program. GreenSteam will offer the KVH Watch service as part of its enhanced performance platform for improved data mobility. KVH Watch’s dedicated connectivity will support GreenSteam’s core services, facilitating the movement of data from vessels to shore-based analysts more frequently and reliably...

Industry players join forces to accelerate development of solid oxide fuel cells
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Industry players join forces to accelerate development of solid oxide fuel cells

Alfa Laval, DTU Energy, Haldor Topsoe, Svitzer and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping are entering into a joint project to accelerate the development of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology. Funded by a grant from Danish EUDP (Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program), the partners will pursue a high-efficiency solution with...

Wärtsilä introduces SmartMove Suite for semi-autonomous sailing
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Wärtsilä introduces SmartMove Suite for semi-autonomous sailing

Wärtsilä Voyage has introduced Wärtsilä SmartMove Suite to the shipping market, a solution for semi-autonomous sailing featuring the industry’s most advanced sensors and high-accuracy ship control systems. The suite aims to take the concept of automated dock-to-dock operations to the next level. Fully retrofittable, the SmartMove Suite can soup-up existing vessels with next-generation capabilities to...

“K” Line rolls out performance management system to chartered vessels
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“K” Line rolls out performance management system to chartered vessels

“K” Line has started the installation of the integrated ship operation and performance management system “Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions” on chartered vessels. The company’s owned ships are also being equipped. This system, released in 2016, has so far been installed on about 140 vessels, mainly those owned by “K” Line. It has a variety of...

Bulk carrier becomes first newbuild to install Norsepower rotor sails
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Bulk carrier becomes first newbuild to install Norsepower rotor sails

Norsepower has announced its first newbuild order for the installation of a record five tilting rotor sails onboard a large bulk carrier. The agreement heralds the first installation of Norsepower’s innovative Rotor Sails on a bulk carrier, demonstrating the adaptability of the technology to reduce fuel consumption, fuel costs and reduce emissions across a variety...

Weilbach and Intelligent Cargo Systems team up to drive port call optimisation
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Weilbach and Intelligent Cargo Systems team up to drive port call optimisation

Software and shipping supplier Weilbach has partnered up with Intelligent Cargo Systems to offer shipping companies a full portfolio of digital products to optimise performance. With this new partnership, Weilbach is adding port call optimisation to its portfolio. According to Martin Mikkelsen, director of business development, Weilbach, the partnership will fill a gap by offering...

Anglo-Eastern chooses Wärtsilä LNG simulator for crew training
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Anglo-Eastern chooses Wärtsilä LNG simulator for crew training

Wärtsilä Voyage has delivered and installed customised LNGPac bunkering and liquid cargo handling simulators at the Mumbai training centre of Hong Kong-based Anglo-Eastern Univan Group. This is a new product for the marine market, reflecting the increasing adoption by fleet owners of LNG fuel, and the consequential need to ensure that crews are sufficiently trained...

EGR offered for dual-fuel ME-GA engine
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EGR offered for dual-fuel ME-GA engine

MAN Energy Solutions has announced that it is to offer its proprietary EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) system as an emissions solution for its new, low-speed ME-GA engine, the Otto-cycle variant of its established ME-GI dual-fuel engine. EGR is a nitrogen oxides (NOx) -emissions-reduction technique that ensures IMO Tier III-compliance in both diesel and gas mode....

Isle of Man Ship Registry joins Getting to Zero Coalition
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Isle of Man Ship Registry joins Getting to Zero Coalition

The Isle of Man Ship Registry has become the first flag state to join the Getting to Zero Coalition, an industry-led alliance working towards decarbonising the international maritime shipping sector. Established in 2019, the Coalition is a partnership between the Global Maritime Forum, the Friends of Ocean Action and the World Economic Forum. Its members...

LR launches dedicated Maritime Decarbonisation Hub
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LR launches dedicated Maritime Decarbonisation Hub

Lloyd’s Register [LR] has launched a dedicated centre of excellence to accelerate the safe, sustainable and cost-effective decarbonisation of world shipping in support of delivering greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. The Maritime Decarbonisation Hub, a joint initiative between Lloyd’s Register Group and Foundation, brings together thought leaders and subject matter experts with the skills, knowledge...