Tag: <span>Remote Monitoring</span>

EMSA discovers SOx emission breaches using remotely piloted aircraft
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EMSA discovers SOx emission breaches using remotely piloted aircraft

The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has found 27 vessels to be in possible breach of the IMO’s regulation on emissions of sulphur oxides (SOx) since it began monitoring ships’ emissions along the Strait of Gibraltar via remotely piloted aircraft in mid-July. EMSA has been deploying remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) since July 12 this...

ABS publishes guide to ammonia-fuelled vessels
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ABS publishes guide to ammonia-fuelled vessels

As the potential of ammonia to contribute to shipping’s decarbonisation objectives is increasingly recognised, ABS has moved to support its adoption with publication of guidance for the design and construction of ammonia-fueled vessels. The ABS Guide for Ammonia-Fueled Vessels sets out Classification design criteria for the arrangements, construction, installation and survey of machinery, equipment and...

Wärtsilä signs optimised maintenance agreement with Canadian ferry operator
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Wärtsilä signs optimised maintenance agreement with Canadian ferry operator

Wärtsilä has entered into a customised five-year optimised maintenance agreement with Canadian ferry operator Societé des Traversiers du Quebec (STQ). The agreement covers the F.A. Gauthier, a 133 metres long ferry operating with Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engines and other Wärtsilä equipment. Signing of the agreement took place in the second quarter of 2021 and there...

Wärtsilä enables zero emission operations with replaceable battery solution
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Wärtsilä enables zero emission operations with replaceable battery solution

Wärtsilä has developed and delivered a mobile battery container solution that will enable inland waterway vessels to operate with zero emissions. The first order, comprising three units, was placed by ZES (Zero Emission Services), a Netherlands based company founded in 2020 by ING Bank, energy and technical service provider Engie, the Port of Rotterdam, and...

Maritime IoT for remote expert intervention: an interview with KVH
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Maritime IoT for remote expert intervention: an interview with KVH

Recent rapid growth in maritime IoT is widening opportunities for shipping companies to identify and mitigate vessel performance issues before they arise. We spoke with Sven-Eric Brooks, senior director of business development for KVH Watch to find out how satellite-enabled remote intervention is playing a critical role in maintaining efficient and safe vessel operation. Maritime...

HMM opens Fleet Control Centre in Busan
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HMM opens Fleet Control Centre in Busan

HMM has unveiled a new land-based ‘Fleet Control Centre’ located at the HMM R&D facilities in Busan, South Korea. This centre has been newly designed to effectively monitor and control the operation of HMM’s modern fleet including twelve 24,000 TEU and eight 16,000 TEU container vessels. HMM has completed the delivery of its twelve 24,000...

Reygar signs agreement with Ørsted to deliver BareFLEET monitoring
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Reygar signs agreement with Ørsted to deliver BareFLEET monitoring

Ørsted, developer and builder of offshore wind farms, has selected Reygar’s BareFLEET remote monitoring and reporting platform to track and analyse the performance of its chartered fleet of Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) operating across wind farms in Europe. Reygar provides advanced vessel performance monitoring systems to the offshore renewable energy sector. Ørsted has 9.9 GW...

CWind Taiwan rolls out Reygar remote monitoring across CTV fleet
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CWind Taiwan rolls out Reygar remote monitoring across CTV fleet

CWind Taiwan has adopted Reygar’s advanced remote monitoring system, BareFLEET, onboard its fleet of crew transfer vessels (CTVs). The BareFLEET system has been connected to each vessel’s existing systems and collects data to track health and performance, informing the crew and operations team of potential maintenance issues before they become serious and result in unscheduled...

Sovcomflot optimises performance with ABB remote diagnostics
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Sovcomflot optimises performance with ABB remote diagnostics

Sovcomflot has chosen the ABB Ability Marine Remote Diagnostic System (RDS) for eleven vessels operating in the Arctic and Russia’s Far East, helping to optimise safety and performance through 24/7 remote support. From the ABB Ability Collaborative Operation Centres that are located worldwide, ABB experts will monitor operational shipboard systems, coordinate remote equipment diagnostics and...

TT-Lines and Wärtsilä successfully complete remote guidance testing
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TT-Lines and Wärtsilä successfully complete remote guidance testing

TT-Lines and Wärtsilä have completed testing of Wärtsilä’s remote guidance service, a solution for improving the efficiency of vessel repair and maintenance. Simulated remote guidance service situations were carried out on the navigation equipment on the bridge and shaft line seals and bearings in the engine room of the RoRo ferry Huckleberry Finn, operated by...

Yanmar develops auto-navigation robotic boat
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Yanmar develops auto-navigation robotic boat

Yanmar and JAMSTEC are developing technologies for robotic boats and auto-docking that are expected to be used for maritime surveys and dangerous water operations. The Robotic Boat demonstration vehicle developed by Yanmar uses Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) for a compact, low cost manufacturing process. The FRP design also provides additional stability, allowing the vessel to right...