Tag: <span>Maritime Intelligence</span>

New AI-driven voyage optimisation solution launches
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New AI-driven voyage optimisation solution launches

A new voyage optimisation solution that uses the latest advances in artificial intelligence (AI) to improve fuel savings of at least 5 per cent has been launched as the result of a collaboration between the University of Southampton, the Alan Turing Institute, and Theyr. The solution ‘T-VOS’ is the first multi-objective genetic-algorithm AI-based voyage optimisation...

Alfa Laval and Orcan Energy sign marine energy efficiency agreement
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Alfa Laval and Orcan Energy sign marine energy efficiency agreement

Alfa Laval and Orcan Energy have signed a cooperation agreement regarding sales of marine energy efficiency solutions based on Orcan’s organic rankine cycle (ORC) technology. Orcan Energy develops and manufactures ORC solutions for the direct conversion of waste heat energy into electricity. The company’s products can be found in a variety of industries and are...

KR SeaTrust-HullScan interfaces with NAPA Steel 3D model
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KR SeaTrust-HullScan interfaces with NAPA Steel 3D model

The Korean Register (KR) and NAPA have successfully created a ‘live interface function’ for their respective software programs KR SeaTrust-HullScan and NAPA Steel. The function allows real time synchronisation of a ship’s structural data from the NAPA software to KR’s SeaTrust-HullScan. KR SeaTrust-HullScan is a technical software that performs a structural analysis of oil-tankers and...

Sofar Ocean joins ABS to drive decarbonisation through voyage optimisation
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Sofar Ocean joins ABS to drive decarbonisation through voyage optimisation

Sofar Ocean, which recently announced a USD 39M Series B round, has become the latest technology start-up to join the ABS My Digital Fleet alliance program. The addition of Sofar Ocean will enable charterers and ship managers using ABS’ platform to acquire greater voyage planning insights and better optimise routes to meet decarbonisation goals. The...

Maersk and Svitzer to develop carbon neutral methanol fuel cell tug
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Maersk and Svitzer to develop carbon neutral methanol fuel cell tug

Svitzer, an A.P. Moller – Maersk subsidiary, has signed an agreement with Robert Allan to design the world’s first fuel cell tug for harbour operations, running on green methanol. The project builds on close cooperation between Svitzer and Maersk with the aim to jointly explore the combination of methanol fuel cells, batteries, storage/handling systems, electric...

AVEVA and ABS join forces to pursue data-driven decarbonisation
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AVEVA and ABS join forces to pursue data-driven decarbonisation

Software company AVEVA has announced a new strategic alliance with ABS to help shipbuilders, owners and operators drive improved operational performance and meet critical sustainability goals. The ABS My Digital Fleet risk management platform integrates with AVEVA’s PI System operational data management platform to ingest and normalise large quantities of sensor data received from shipping...

NAPA launches stability management solution
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NAPA launches stability management solution

NAPA has launched a new onboard stability software solution to increase ship-to-shore transparency and raise the industry benchmark for ship stability and loading management. The solution, NAPA Stability, is set to replace NAPA Loading Computer in the passenger shipping sector. It will be deployed with additional cloud-based functions on NAPA Fleet Intelligence. NAPA Stability is...

Chemical tanker completes voyage sailing on 100 per cent biofuel
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Chemical tanker completes voyage sailing on 100 per cent biofuel

The chemical tanker Monax has successfully completed a voyage using 100 per cent sustainable marine biofuel. The news was confirmed by Stolt Tankers, its technical manager Synergy Group, investment manager Tufton, and biofuels supplier GoodFuels. The biofuel, derived from feedstocks such as used cooking oil and waste animal fats, was used on board the 20,762...

MSC to save EUR 250M in fuel costs with air lubrication technology
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MSC to save EUR 250M in fuel costs with air lubrication technology

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has opted to fit more than 30 air lubrication systems from Silverstream Technologies to existing orders of newbuild large container ships. The installations are expected to reduce carbon emissions by 1.6 million tonnes and save over EUR 257.5 million over the vessels’ lifecycles of approximately 25 years. The order relates to...

ABS launches simulation decarbonisation service
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ABS launches simulation decarbonisation service

ABS has launched an advanced service using sophisticated modeling and simulation technologies to assess the impact of a wide range of vessel decarbonisation technologies at the design stage as well as simplifying EEXI and CII compliance. The SIM-based Energy Efficiency Evaluation Service will allow both newbuild vessels and existing vessels to compare different design and...

BASS enhances fleet management software suite
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BASS enhances fleet management software suite

Norwegian software provider BASS has launched BASSnet 2.11, a next generation fleet management system designed to streamline operational and environmental processes. “BASSnet is an integrated cloud-based system covering all major maritime areas,” confirmed Per Steinar Upsaker, CEO & managing director at BASS Software. “Our multi-platform software has extensive features and functionality, mobile apps and API...

Sovcomflot and Gazprom Neft join forces to drive decarbonisation efforts
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Sovcomflot and Gazprom Neft join forces to drive decarbonisation efforts

Sovcomflot and PAO Gazprom Neft have signed an agreement to develop innovative technologies and use low-carbon fuels in maritime transport. The document was signed on September 3 as part of the VI Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok by Igor Tonkovidov, president and CEO of Sovcomflot, and Alexander Dyukov, chairman of the management board, CEO, Gazprom...