Tag: <span>Software</span>

DNV and Nakilat enter JDP to improve vessel software reliability
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DNV and Nakilat enter JDP to improve vessel software reliability

Nakilat, DNV, and a group of yards and system suppliers have teamed up on a joint development project (JDP) to elevate software reliability and maintenance during shipping operations. Vessel functions rely heavily on computerised software-based systems that are becoming more complex, automated and integrated. Software failures or reliability issues can now result in significant safety...

Using AI and machine learning to optimise vessel health
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Using AI and machine learning to optimise vessel health

Seattle-based ioCurrents is pioneering a new artificially intelligent (AI) platform that combines digitalisation and machine learning in real-time to provide actionable insights on ship performance optimisation.  Digital Ship caught up with Cosmo King, co-founder and CIO to find out more. Thanks to advancing technology, greater and more accurate data on vessel performance is available to...

Breaking the silos: How Stena Bulk spin off is helping shipping firms unravel data
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Breaking the silos: How Stena Bulk spin off is helping shipping firms unravel data

Aggregating data that are locked up in multiple systems is essential for effective vessel performance management. This is an objective worth pursuing, however it will require shipping companies to demand more from their vendors and solution providers to collaborate, if vessel performance goals are to be met, says CEO of OrbitMI Ali Riaz.  Speaking with...

Güngen commits entire fleet to Vessel Insight
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Güngen commits entire fleet to Vessel Insight

Turkish-owned and registered shipping company Güngen Denizcilik ve Ticaret has committed its entire fleet of six Suezmax crude oil-tankers to Kongsberg Digital’s Vessel Insight infrastructure. Güngen’s immediate goal for installing Vessel Insight is to benchmark the vessels within its fleet, providing the foundation for increased fuel savings and reduced emissions. The strategic purpose is to...

Furetank deploys AI-powered performance management solutions from OrbitMI
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Furetank deploys AI-powered performance management solutions from OrbitMI

Swedish shipping company Furetank Chartering has chosen to deploy OrbitMI’s AI-powered vessel performance management platform ‘Orbit’ across its fleet of product and chemical tankers. During a pilot using Orbit on three vessels, Furetank significantly increased control over bunker consumption and increased productivity due to improved planning and coordination of all commercial activities. OrbitMI, an independent...

Robotised maintenance technology increases vessel uptime
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Robotised maintenance technology increases vessel uptime

A desk study from ABB focusing on the ATLANTIS offshore test location, off the coast of Viana do Castelo, Portugal, concludes that the gains are available to operators prepared to commit to fast-emerging robotised maintenance technology.    The safe transfer of personnel between a support vessel and an offshore turbine platform is often the limiting factor...

OrbitMI adds Dataloy voyage management to software suite
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OrbitMI adds Dataloy voyage management to software suite

OrbitMI has joined Dataloy Systems´ partner program as a master partner, combining Dataloy’s voyage management platform with OrbitMI’s suite of integrated maritime solutions. Orbit’s products transform data into actionable visualisations for decision-makers. It aggregates and integrates data from vessels and existing shore-based systems, amplifies it using machine learning and activates it through dashboards, alerts and...

Navtor launches NavStation 6.0
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Navtor launches NavStation 6.0

Navtor has completed a major upgrade of its NavStation software, introducing new features delivering enhanced security, usability, accuracy and efficiency for an increasingly digitised shipping industry. The solution, which originally launched in 2014 as a digital chart table, has been revamped to offer more seamless passage planning, faster and higher quality rendering of charts, robust cybersecurity,...

ZeroNorth adds market rate information to Optimise software
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ZeroNorth adds market rate information to Optimise software

Maritime technology company ZeroNorth and shipping data provider the Baltic Exchange have announced a new partnership which makes the Baltic Exchange’s comprehensive market rate information available in Optimise. The collaboration specifically allows Baltic Exchange members and customers to access Baltic Exchange’s market information in ZeroNorth’s Optimise software platform, powering greater operational decision-making. Optimise will now...

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL software
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ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL software

ClassNK has released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.8.0.0 developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT). The new version incorporates the latest rule amendments to CSR BC & OT including the ones based on feedback from the industry....

NAVTOR acquires vessel analytics and performance specialist Tres Solutions
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NAVTOR acquires vessel analytics and performance specialist Tres Solutions

NAVTOR is extending its e-Navigation portfolio with the acquisition of US-based Tres Solutions. The news follows NAVTOR’s recent launch of NavFleet, a fleet management application delivering real-time operational insight, performance optimisation and enhanced business decision making. Tres Solutions’ core expertise and digital products will now integrate into NAVTOR’s offering, creating a unified platform to help...

BV completes underwater remote surveys with Seasam technology
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BV completes underwater remote surveys with Seasam technology

Bureau Veritas (BV) has successfully completed the proof of concept project for underwater remote surveys using the Seasam technology ecosystem from Notilo Plus on a Corsica Linea ship, the Mediterrannee. Efficient underwater inspection of shipping vessels is important for the industry as a substitute for docking surveys at agreed intervals or to inspect hull damage....