Tag: <span>Monitoring</span>

UK Space Agency funds satellite project to track shipping’s GHG emissions
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UK Space Agency funds satellite project to track shipping’s GHG emissions

The University of Leicester has received funding from the UK Space Agency to develop satellite analytics to track the greenhouse gas and pollution emissions of shipping fleets. As well as the University of Leicester, 4 other projects have received cash injections from the UK Space Agency to help develop space technology to make buildings more...

Reygar develops motion comfort monitoring tool
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Reygar develops motion comfort monitoring tool

Reygar has been commissioned to develop an industry-first motion comfort monitoring tool capability within BareFLEET, Reygar’s remote monitoring and reporting platform. The new tool will track and analyse motion, fuel consumption and crew sickness in different cabin locations, with a specific focus on boosting safety and fitness to work aboard vessels supporting critical multi-day work...

Wärtsilä helps Wintershall Noordzee mitigate offshore hazards
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Wärtsilä helps Wintershall Noordzee mitigate offshore hazards

Wärtsilä Voyage has successfully completed its first commercial installation of the state-of-the-art Wärtsilä Navi-Harbour WebVTS 5.0 software application to deliver greater safety for Netherlands-based Wintershall Noordzee.  The Wärtsilä Navi-Harbour WebVTS features an early warning system to avoid collisions between the offshore platforms and vessels in their vicinity. It works by providing remote access to Automatic...

Signal launches CO2 emissions tool
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Signal launches CO2 emissions tool

Tanker and dry bulk market participants are now able to assess the CO2 impact when chartering ships optimally positioned for their cargo, thanks to a new update on the Signal Ocean platform. The service is used by shipowners, traders and oil majors who control around half of the world’s crude oil spot tonnage and cargoes...

GreenSteam launches fuel consumption monitoring app
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GreenSteam launches fuel consumption monitoring app

GreenSteam, a provider of vessel performance optimisation solutions for the shipping industry, has announced the launch of GreenSteam Capture, a new mobile app designed to automatically log and upload fuel consumption data and reduce errors in fuel consumption reporting. Data accuracy and reliability are key to efficient vessel performance monitoring. Inaccurate data recording can hide...

Port of Antwerp uses drones to monitor pollution
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Port of Antwerp uses drones to monitor pollution

Port authorities in Antwerp, Belgium, are making use of the European Maritime Space Agency’s (EMSA’s) Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) to support day-to-day monitoring of port operations and rapid response to pollution incidents in the port area. The RPAS will enable the authorities to inspect at a distance their complex port environment which extends over...

METIS introduces Charter Party Agreement monitoring module
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METIS introduces Charter Party Agreement monitoring module

METIS Cyberspace Technology has launched a new software module to tackle the huge challenges shipping companies face in monitoring vessel performance effectively to meet Charter Party Agreement (CPA) reporting needs. The new module addresses the challenge with functionality that will greatly enhance the productivity of both operations and chartering departments. The new module allows operators...

LADAR trials improve fuel efficiency and vessel safety
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LADAR trials improve fuel efficiency and vessel safety

Knowing what lies ahead is essential to safe navigation. Innovative Ladar technology is being tested onboard operating vessels to help captains to see not only objects on the surface of the water, but underneath. Ladar is a light-based laser technology anti-collision system that identifies floating objects on or under the surface of the water, including...

Spotting rotating equipment about to fail
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Spotting rotating equipment about to fail

Semiotic Labs has developed a tool to detect changes in vibration waveforms for rotating equipment, which can be used to predict problems on ships before they occur. Digital Ship spoke with Simon Jagers, founder of Semiotic Labs to find out how the company is detecting failures months before they occur.  Semiotic Labs of Leiden, Netherlands, has...

FUELTRAX upgrades FUELNET cloud-based portal
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FUELTRAX upgrades FUELNET cloud-based portal

FUELTRAX has announced the latest features of its cloud-based portal, FUELNET ‘GEN-6’, as its sixth major release. This adaptation of the product was created with close collaboration and feedback from FUELTRAX’s current user base. As the Coronavirus continues to impact the economy, FUELTRAX reports that it is determined to keep providing the enhancements that allow...

Rivertrace launches digital calibration portal for water monitoring tech
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Rivertrace launches digital calibration portal for water monitoring tech

Rivertrace, a developer of smart water quality monitoring technology has established a new, web-based calibration portal that will enable complete transparency of compliance and inspection paperwork related to water monitoring equipment. The free-to-access digital portal, which can be retrieved at any time via desktop and mobile browsers, was developed by Rivertrace in conjunction with development...

Rivertrace joins forces with Prevention at Sea
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Rivertrace joins forces with Prevention at Sea

Developers of smart water quality monitoring technology, Rivertrace, has integrated Prevention at Sea’s ε-ORB (PAS electronic Oil Record Book) software application into its SMARTSAFE ORB bilge overboard security system monitoring equipment. The bringing together of the two systems through an API created by digital technology provider Intellore, will allow data collected by Rivertrace’s SMARTSAFE ORB...