Tag: <span>NYK Group</span>

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 launches digital guidance for ECDIS operations
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NYK launches digital guidance for ECDIS operations

NYK Shipmanagement, an NYK Group company, has launched iPlus ECDIS, a digital guidance to help officers acquire expert knowledge of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) operation in a short time. The new digital platform covers the use of 66 ECDIS operations, providing quick educational guidance to assist officers with their speed of use...

NYK opts for Sunrui BWMS for retrofit to 89 vessels
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NYK opts for Sunrui BWMS for retrofit to 89 vessels

NYK has selected Sunrui’s BalClor ballast water management systems (BWMS) for retrofit to 89 vessels operated by NYK. According to Sunrui, this is the largest single order for BWMS’ to date. Sunrui, a subsidiary of China Shipbuilding Industry Corp (CSIC), signed a contract with NYK to cover the retrofit of a range of vessels including...

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...

Joint next-generation on-board IoT platform completes testing
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Joint next-generation on-board IoT platform completes testing

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), MTI, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), and NTT Data have conducted a proof-of-concept experiment for a next-generation onboard IoT platform. The platform was tested on the domestic coastal vessel, Hidaka, owned and operated by Kinkai Yusen Kaisha of NYK Group. The onboard IoT platform follows the development of a...

NYK and KOSEN to deliver improved maritime education services
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NYK and KOSEN to deliver improved maritime education services

NYK and the National Institute of Technology (KOSEN) have entered a partnership agreement to collaborate in education and public relations to assist with the development of human resources in the maritime industry and the promotion of maritime affairs awareness. One of NYK’s programs aims to educate the next generation of seafarers. NYK and KOSEN will...

Four methanol-powered vessels ordered by industry
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Four methanol-powered vessels ordered by industry

Waterfront Shipping Company (WFS), Marinvest/Skagerack Invest (Marinvest), IINO Kaiun Kaisha (IINO), Mitsui, and NYK Group, have announced they are to invest in the design and construction of four new methanol-powered vessels. Each 49,000 DWT vessel will feature a MAN B&W ME-LGI two-stroke dual-fuel engine with the capability to run on methanol, traditional fuel oil, marine...