Tag: Predictive Maintenance

Color Line improves cost and compliance with proactive maintenance
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Color Line improves cost and compliance with proactive maintenance

Using forward planning for the replacement of critical navigation components means shipowner can best manage operating expenses.  Sperry Marine, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman, is undertaking a refit and maintenance programme of the navigation systems of two cruise ferries for Norwegian operator Color Line. The largest cruise ferries currently operating, Color Fantasy and Color Magic...

LR and Tufton Oceanic pilot maintenance optimisation project
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LR and Tufton Oceanic pilot maintenance optimisation project

Tufton Oceanic’s asset management company Oceanic Marine Management (OMM) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) have announced a partnership to optimise maintenance strategies on board two OMM vessels. The project will start by using LR’s Real Time Adaptive Maintenance Optimisation (RTAMO) software technology. RTAMO provides a reliability centered maintenance approach and a strategy for condition-based monitoring, reducing...

ABS to pilot condition-based maintenance program for US Navy
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ABS to pilot condition-based maintenance program for US Navy

ABS and the US Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) have entered a two-year project that will see the adoption of a bow-to-stern condition-based class asset management program by the US Navy’s MSC, increasing the Navy’s operational availability and flexibility. ABS will collect data from newly installed hull sensors and sensors on all classed machinery, onboard...

TrueProp Software announces JIP on propeller inspection
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TrueProp Software announces JIP on propeller inspection

TrueProp Software, a company that developed software for marine propeller inspection, has announced the launch of the new Improved Propeller Inspection and Metrology Joint Industry Project (JIP). The six-member JIP will address the development of methods and software code for improvements in propeller inspection, geometric modeling, and compliance standards. The purpose of the project is...

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...

GE to build digital twin for US Navy
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GE to build digital twin for US Navy

General Electric’s (GE) software and service solutions suite, Predix Asset Performance Management (APM), has been chosen by the US Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) for installation to two of its vessels to optimise performance. The software will be fitted to two replenishment dry cargo ammunition vessels, the William McClean (T-AKE 12) and Medgar Evers (T-AKE...

WinGD introduces engine performance analysis system
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WinGD introduces engine performance analysis system

Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has launched a new system that predicts engine component malfunctions and gives live troubleshooting and diagnostic advice to crew. The WinGD Integrated Digital Expert (WiDE) is a comprehensive integrated system that collects and analyses ship and machinery data without needing to install additional sensors. WiDE uses a Data Collection Monitoring...