Tag: <span>MTI</span>

New concept design for ammonia-fuel ready LNG-fuelled ship
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New concept design for ammonia-fuel ready LNG-fuelled ship

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), MTI, and Elomatic, have launched the development of a concept design for an Ammonia-fuel Ready LNG-Fuelled Vessel (ARLFV), which can be converted to a ship using ammonia as a marine fuel once its supply is ready. ARLFV is set as a “Next Bridge Solution” to cover the transition of the...

NYK signs optimised maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä
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NYK signs optimised maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä has signed an optimised maintenance agreement with the Japanese shipping giant Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI) to evaluate Wärtsilä’s Expert Insight predictive maintenance service as part of a pilot programme. The agreement was signed in January 2021 and, the programme could lead to NYK adopting the solution throughout its entire...

NYK and partners test advanced CBM for autonomous ships
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NYK and partners test advanced CBM for autonomous ships

The NYK Group has concluded a joint research agreement for developing advanced condition-based maintenance (CBM) for ship machinery, which will eventually assist in developing a CBM to realise autonomous manned vessels. Alongside MTI, Class NK, Japan Engine Corporation, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment, NYK will assess machinery plant data from sensors. In...

NYK, JMU, and MTI propeller design claims 1.2% CO2 savings
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NYK, JMU, and MTI propeller design claims 1.2% CO2 savings

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), MTI, and Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) have announced the development of a highly efficient propeller that claims to achieve a 1.2% reduction CO2 emissions and fuel consumption. The new propeller was designed and developed by analysing the conditions of a vessel’s propeller in actual operation. Observation of cavitation and...

NYK develops tool to diagnose abnormal engine sounds
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NYK develops tool to diagnose abnormal engine sounds

NYK and Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI) have jointly developed a diagnostic tool that analyses the operational sounds of a vessel’s engine plant to gain greater insight into machinery status and prevent machinery failure. Named as Kirari MUSE, the tool consists of equipment for recording and visualising sounds around the vessel’s engine plant, and software to...