Tag: <span>Monitoring</span>

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...

METIS introduces live dashboards to monitor critical onboard systems
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METIS introduces live dashboards to monitor critical onboard systems

METIS Cyberspace Technology has introduced “Live Dashboards” to provide online monitoring and performance evaluation for scrubbers, ballast water management systems (BWMS), main engines (M/E), diesel generators (DGs), and boilers. METIS says that one of the most persistent requests it receives from its customers as well as executives in shipping companies is to provide the ability...

Miros establishes distribution agreement with Seatronics
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Miros establishes distribution agreement with Seatronics

Norwegian technology company Miros has established a new distribution agreement with Seatronics, a leader in the rental and sale of marine electronic equipment, to introduce the company’s range of radar-based solutions to the Seatronics global rental pool. With over 35 years’ experience measuring the ocean surface, Miros delivers real-time insights about local sea state and...

Four techs to optimise fuel consumption
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Four techs to optimise fuel consumption

As 2020 gets underway, shipping companies are looking to keep their voyages as fuel efficient and cost efficient as possible to remain at a competitive advantage. In this week’s spotlight, VPO Global highlights four technologies that are helping shipping companies to optimise fuel consumption. SCHOTTEL Rudder ECOPeller German technology company SCHOTTEL offers the Rudder EcoPeller,...

MAN Energy Solutions launches fluid monitor for lube oil
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MAN Energy Solutions launches fluid monitor for lube oil

MAN Energy Solutions has launched a new monitor for lube oil to help owners monitor on an ongoing basis the degradation and contamination of lube oil. The MAN Fluid Monitor for lube oil is a light and robust system that immediately detects the tiniest anomalies in the lube-oil systems of four-stroke engines, turbomachinery and auxiliary...

Miros sea state monitoring sensor achieves ATEX Zone 1 certification
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Miros sea state monitoring sensor achieves ATEX Zone 1 certification

Norwegian technology company Miros has announced that its RangeFinder sea state monitoring sensor is now available with Atex IEC Ex certification for use in Zone 1, clearing it for use in explosive atmospheres. This breakthrough opens for unrestricted use of RangeFinder in offshore oil and gas production environments. The motion compensated version of the Miros...

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...