Tag: Monitoring

MOL launches information platform for drybulk shippers
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MOL launches information platform for drybulk shippers

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has commenced operation of a new information platform called Lighthouse, aimed at helping dry bulkship customers share and monitor ocean transport information. The platform will help users safely, unitarily, and in real time, share and monitor various kinds of shipping-related information, such as vessel schedules, weather, ocean conditions, as well as...

Ascenz signs up as Inmarsat Fleet Data provider
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Ascenz signs up as Inmarsat Fleet Data provider

Ascenz has signed an agreement with Inmarsat to become one of its Certified Fleet Data Application Providers. The tie-up will enable shipowners and operators to access greater value-added services of real-time fuel consumption monitoring and other performance analytics capabilities. Inmarsat’s Fleet Data collects data from onboard sensors, pre-processes it, and via the Inmarsat Network, uploads...

Golden Energy Offshore and KONGSBERG cut fuel consumption by 20 per cent
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Golden Energy Offshore and KONGSBERG cut fuel consumption by 20 per cent

Norwegian advanced Offshore Service Vessel (OSV) owner and operator Golden Energy Offshore has cut fuel consumption by 20 per cent by collaborating with Kongsberg Maritime on vessel performance monitoring and installing KONGSBERG’s SAVe Energy battery system. The results have been achieved on Golden Energy Offshore’s UT 776 CD design Platform Supply Vessels (PSV), NS Orla...

BigOceanData extends contract with Cory Brothers
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BigOceanData extends contract with Cory Brothers

Vessel tracking and monitoring service and supplier of intelligence solutions, BigOceanData, has extended its contract with logistics and maritime service provider Cory Brothers for a further five years. Cory Brothers uses a package of data collection and analysis services provided by BigOceanData to monitor the arrival and departure of oil and gas tankers at specified...

Supporting the French green shipping revolution
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Supporting the French green shipping revolution

In a world where ecological concerns run high, every industry is under pressure to reduce their environmental impact. The international shipping industry is no exception. During the 45th G7 summit held in Biarritz, France in August, the nation’s president Emmanuel Macron declared his intention to place the country at the forefront of a green shipping...

Golden Energy opts for Ulstein’s vessel monitoring Blue Box
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Golden Energy opts for Ulstein’s vessel monitoring Blue Box

  Norwegian shipowner Golden Energy Offshore has chosen Ulstein’s Blue Box for installation on two of its vessels to monitor fuel consumption and overall vessel efficiency. The pilot project with Ulstein will see Golden Energy install the Blue Box on the Energy Duchess and Energy Empress. The Blue Box connects the vessels’ data system to...

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...