Tag: <span>Maritime Industry</span>

Chugoku Marine Paints chooses Selektope for new marine coating range
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Chugoku Marine Paints chooses Selektope for new marine coating range

Selektope, the antifouling technology developed by Swedish biotechnology company I-Tech, will be a major component in hull coating manufacturer Chugoku Marine Paints’ (CMP) new domestic marine coating range. I-Tech’s long-term partner, CMP, has integrated Selektope into two new antifouling paint products designed for coastal vessels in order to meet the growing hard fouling prevention needs...

Uptake of ammonia-fuelled vessels on the rise
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Uptake of ammonia-fuelled vessels on the rise

The Getting to Zero Coalition’s updated Mapping of Zero Emission Pilots and Demonstration Projects uncovers emerging trends, sees a strong climb in the number of identified projects as well as increased activities in Asia. The uptake of zero emission pilots and demonstration projects is a fundamental component of the maritime industry’s transition to zero emission...

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL software
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ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL software

ClassNK has released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.8.0.0 developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT). The new version incorporates the latest rule amendments to CSR BC & OT including the ones based on feedback from the industry....

K Line commences technical management of Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel
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K Line commences technical management of Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel

K Line has commenced technical management of Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel “Fuelng Bellina” owned by FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine and Shell Eastern Petroleum. The vessel has now become commercially operational in Singapore and is ready to supply LNG as marine fuel. Fuelng Bellina’s debut in Singapore is a milestone...

Thrusterleader selects Reygar for survey vessel dynamic positioning systems
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Thrusterleader selects Reygar for survey vessel dynamic positioning systems

Shanghai-based supplier of marine propulsion systems, Thrusterleader, has selected Reygar’s StemTIDE dynamic positioning control system for a second survey vessel. In challenging maritime conditions, an advanced dynamic positioning system paired with a reliable propulsion system is of critical importance to achieving maximum operational efficiency and safety, particularly for survey vessels which must maintain their position...

K Line adopts Bearing AI data analysis technology
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K Line adopts Bearing AI data analysis technology

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) is rolling out Artificial Intelligence (AI) developed by Bearing for 300+ ships using the ICT system Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions. By combining high-quality data collection technology by K LINE and Bearing’s AI technology, performance evaluation accuracy will be improved. Adopting AI data analysis technology is also expected to improve environmental...

New DNV GL white paper looks to close looming safety gap
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New DNV GL white paper looks to close looming safety gap

DNV GL has published a white paper – “Closing the safety gap in an era of transformation”. The white paper identifies a looming “safety gap” between shipping’s existing approach to safety risks and its ambitions for greater digitalisation and the adoption of alternative fuels. The maritime industry is undergoing a rapid transition to a decarbonised,...

IMO highlights pathways to shipping’s decarbonisation
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IMO highlights pathways to shipping’s decarbonisation

Various low- and zero-carbon marine fuels will allow shipping to meet its emissions targets, but more work is needed to address availability, safety and other issues, says the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The state-of-play of low and zero-carbon fuel options to ensure shipping’s path to decarbonisation was set out in an online symposium hosted by...

ABB’s analytics and AI suite cuts fuel consumption by 10 per cent
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ABB’s analytics and AI suite cuts fuel consumption by 10 per cent

The ABB Ability Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite, now available for shipping companies, is demonstrating how advanced analytics and Artificial Intelligence can drive better decisions and significant efficiency gains. ABB Ability Genix is a scalable advanced analytics platform that collects operational, engineering and information technology data from onboard equipment and converts it into actionable...

MOL and start-up expand partnership to reduce GHG emissions with AI
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MOL and start-up expand partnership to reduce GHG emissions with AI

Mitsui O.S.K. Line (MOL) and Silicon Valley-based AI technology start-up, Bearing, have announced an expansion of their partnership that began in 2019 to improve ship efficiency using artificial intelligence (AI). Through various trials and intensive discussions concerning ship modelling, a range of products including a newly announced AI-powered Smart Routing Engine, has been developed by...