Tag: Monitoring

Masterbulk upgrades cargo ship with EMP fuel monitoring system
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Masterbulk upgrades cargo ship with EMP fuel monitoring system

Eco Marine Power (EMP) has integrated its Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS) with the onboard fuel monitoring system installed on general cargo ship, MV Panamana, owned by Singaporean carrier Masterbulk. Aquarius MAS is a cost-effective fuel oil consumption (FOC) monitoring, alarm handling and data logging platform suitable for a wide range of ships. Aquarius...

Creating value from ship data
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Creating value from ship data

Choosing performance monitoring tools that enable valuable data to be created at each stage of a vessel’s performance evaluation process is challenging, but fundamental to improving fleet performance, says Dr Serena Lim, chief scientific officer, Ascenz Solutions There are numerous digital technologies and monitoring tools that are capable of generating vast quantities of data to help...

World Marine Offshore introduces BareFLEET performance monitoring
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World Marine Offshore introduces BareFLEET performance monitoring

Offshore logistics operator, World Marine Offshore (WMO), has implemented Reygar’s BareFLEET advanced remote monitoring system onboard its crew transfer vessel (CTV) with the aim of delivering comprehensive health and performance monitoring across the firm’s fleet of CTVs. WMO’s CTV World Mistral will feature BareFLEET’s standard package of engine, navigation and motion monitoring, as well as...

Improving equipment performance
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Improving equipment performance

Gaining insight into a vessel’s fuel consumption often requires looking at data that is generated from advanced equipment such as sensors and flow metres. However, equipment is not always accurate and 100 per cent reliable, which raises questions around the value of the data in decision-making. A panel discussion hosted by VPO Global and led by...

Sensing a new approach to gas engine control and monitoring
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Sensing a new approach to gas engine control and monitoring

Patrice Flot, chief technical officer at CMR Group, considers the development of new natural gas sensors in the wake of the increasing specification of new engine technology for marine vessels. Diesel engines have long been appreciated for their efficiency and capability to burn cheap residual fuels. However, the market for this technology is beginning to change, as the marine...

We4Sea updates fuel monitoring software ahead of IMO 2020
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We4Sea updates fuel monitoring software ahead of IMO 2020

Dutch maritime technology company We4Sea has released a software update to its online software platform that uses digital twins to monitor and reduce fuel consumption without onboard equipment. The update is a next step in the company’s mission to provide shipowners and ship charterers with improved analysis tools and replace outdated noon-reports as the main...

Successful data mining – the maritime sector’s golden nugget?
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Successful data mining – the maritime sector’s golden nugget?

Shervin Younessi, technical manager of Royston Power Generation, explains how real time data synchronisation and big data analytics have an essential role in monitoring vessel energy efficiencies, reducing fuel consumption and controlling emissions. With the digital evolution in the marine industry gathering pace to help tackle the challenge of new regulations and sustain more energy...

Rising demand for cost-effective monitoring solutions for small vessel operators
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Rising demand for cost-effective monitoring solutions for small vessel operators

Vessel operators working in the towage and CTV markets on the Atlantic Coast are looking to install Reygar’s BareFLEET monitoring system to improve operational efficiency and cut costs on smaller vessels. According to Reygar, the company is seeing increased demand from operators of small vessels in the US. Typically, investment into digitalisation and monitoring has...

Rolls-Royce and ZF develop electronic monitoring system for ships
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Rolls-Royce and ZF develop electronic monitoring system for ships

ZF and Rolls-Royce are developing and testing a new electronic monitoring system for ships to help reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. The Equipment Health Management System (EHMS) collects and analyses data from the MTU engines, ZF transmission systems and other key components on a vessel, taking into account additional factors, such as wind, waves...

Thorco increases visibility of charter party compliance with Navis Bluetracker
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Thorco increases visibility of charter party compliance with Navis Bluetracker

Copenhagen-based Thorco Projects has selected Navis’ Bluetracker solution to monitor and analyse the fuel consumption and vessel performance of its own and chartered vessels. The Charter Monitor module of Bluetracker monitors the operational speed versus fuel oil consumption as agreed upon with the charter party, providing greater visibility of charter-party compliance. The system gives automatic...

Thames Clippers selects Reygar monitoring platform
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Thames Clippers selects Reygar monitoring platform

A new catamaran ferry for MBNA Thames Clippers has been fitted with the cloud-based BareFLEET monitoring platform by Reygar to give high level insight into the performance of the new vessel as it enters service in London. The high-speed ferry builder, Wight Shipyard, will use the monitoring system to collect remote data and analyse the...

Port of Dover orders new environmental monitoring system
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Port of Dover orders new environmental monitoring system

A collaboration between OceanWise and Marico Marine is expected to result in the delivery of a new environmental monitoring system to the Port of Dover. OceanWise will design, integrate, and install a new system to monitor, manage and publish environmental data at the port. Robert Proctor, Oceanographer at OceanWise commented: “We will install a new...