Tag: <span>Start-ups</span>

Fuelsave secures €3.4M to boost development of fuel-saving tech
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Fuelsave secures €3.4M to boost development of fuel-saving tech

German green technology developer Fuelsave has won an investment of €3.4 million from Dreamcraft Ventures for its fuel and emissions saving technology, FS Marine+.  FS Marine+ helps owners and operators to reduce fuel consumption of marine diesel-powered engines and auxiliary systems by 10-15 per cent, and emissions of CO2 by 10-15 per cent and nitrogen...

Bernhard Schulte looks to behaviour science to cut ship emissions
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Bernhard Schulte looks to behaviour science to cut ship emissions

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) Germany has formed a strategic pilot partnership with London-based software start-up Signol to apply behaviour-based data science to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions of the vessels under its management. BSM is exploring how giving personalised performance feedback to its masters and chief engineers can positively impact their behaviour in selecting...

Greek start-up cuts bunker procurement costs with digital tool
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Greek start-up cuts bunker procurement costs with digital tool

Greek start-up Nereus Digital Bunkers has launched an end-to-end digital bunker procurement platform, NEREUS, reducing bunker procurement costs by 7 per cent and workload by 30 per cent. NEREUS is based on new technologies and supply of data including historical and live feed data, which changes current practices and contributes to the efficiency of employees...

Kanda receives LR approval for virtual reality LNG bunkering course
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Kanda receives LR approval for virtual reality LNG bunkering course

Maritime start-up Kanda has received approval from Lloyd’s Register for its virtual reality LNG bunkering procedure course, which has been developed in conjunction with Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS). The course delivers a remote immersive digital learning experience to educate and train seafarers on liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering procedures in an easily accessible and enjoyable...

Autonomous drone development: an interview with F-drones
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Autonomous drone development: an interview with F-drones

Singapore start-up F-drones announced earlier this year its success in raising seed capital to further develop large scale autonomous drones for maritime logistics. VPO’s sister platform Digital Ship spoke with Mr. Yeshwanth Reddy, CTO and co-founder of F-drones to find out how the investment will help the company develop a new ground-breaking drone capable of...

One billion points streamed in augmented reality
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One billion points streamed in augmented reality

ShipReality and Holo-Light have showcased the first holographic visualisation of ultra large ship 3D laser scans merged with complex CAD design data, using the most advanced XR streaming technology available. Ships regularly undergo large-scale retrofits, but shipowners rarely have design data in digital form at hand. To design ship modifications, an engineering accuracy of the...

Using AI to enhance navigational safety
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Using AI to enhance navigational safety

In the last five years approximately 4000[1] collisions and incidents have been reported annually, with 75-96 per cent of these marine incidents attributed to human error[2]. Speaking during Digital Ship’s webinar on how AI can be used to enhance navigational safety and save human lives, Philip Nielsen, general manager Europe of maritime start-up Orca AI...

Swiss start-up seeks financing to test emissions-reducing solutions with shipowners
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Swiss start-up seeks financing to test emissions-reducing solutions with shipowners

Climate tech start-up Daphne Technology, which has designed and patented proven solutions to reduce air and sea pollution for ships, has partnered with Crowdcube, the world’s largest equity crowdfunding platform, to offer a stake in the company to the public. According to Dr. Mario Michan, founder & CEO Daphne Technology, the company has already raised...

ABS and Rainmaking partner to support Singapore’s decarbonisation entrepreneurs
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ABS and Rainmaking partner to support Singapore’s decarbonisation entrepreneurs

ABS and Rainmaking have collaborated to support entrepreneurs with maritime decarbonisation technologies. ABS’ marine and offshore industry experience combined with Rainmaking’s register of decarbonisation focused start-ups will allow rapid testing and development of transformational technologies with the potential to reduce CO2 emissions. The program will identify technology start-ups and deliver scalable pilots and ventures through...

F-drones raises seed round funding with major shipping companies
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F-drones raises seed round funding with major shipping companies

F-drones, a Singapore-based start-up developing large scale autonomous drones for maritime logistics, has announced its success in raising its seed capital. The round was led by ship manager Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS). The round also saw participation from the Schulte Group, a reputed shipowner and manager with over 135 years of experience, through its venture...

Start-ups demo robotic and AI-based solutions for technology accelerator programme
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Start-ups demo robotic and AI-based solutions for technology accelerator programme

At the end of last year, the Eastern Pacific Accelerator powered by Techstars announced the nine start-ups joining round two of its technology accelerator programme. We spoke with Eastern Pacific Shipping’s (EPS’) special advisor for innovation, Gil Ofer, and managing director of Eastern Pacific Accelerator powered by Techstars, Dhritiman Hui, about the start-ups and the...