Tag: <span>vessel efficiency</span>

Shell Marine expands Shipcare network
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Shell Marine expands Shipcare network

Shell Marine has increased the availability of its Shell Shipcare range – a portfolio of shipping maintenance products and solutions that allows shipowners to care for their vessels and manage their fleets in a more convenient and cost-effective manner. First launched at the Port of Singapore last year, the Shell Shipcare portfolio is now available...

Tallink chooses ABB optimisation software for latest ferry
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Tallink chooses ABB optimisation software for latest ferry

Estonian ferry operator Tallink has chosen ABB Ability Marine Advisory Systems’, OCTOPUS to boost efficiency of the car ferry MyStar on the 80-km trans-Baltic route between Tallinn, Estonia, and Helsinki, Finland. OCTOPUS optimisation software will collect and transfer operational data from the vessel’s onboard systems to the ABB Ability Marine Fleet Portal – a solution...

NAPA joins Finnish Clean Propulsion Technologies consortium
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NAPA joins Finnish Clean Propulsion Technologies consortium

NAPA has announced its participation in the Clean Propulsion Technologies project (CPT), a consortium led by the University of Vaasa that aims to develop radically new low-carbon solutions across global transport sectors. NAPA will apply its technical expertise to further enable methods to model and optimise total energy consumption on the two-year project. Funded by...

Hapag-Lloyd selects SERTICA fleet management system for 70+ vessels
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Hapag-Lloyd selects SERTICA fleet management system for 70+ vessels

Hapag-Lloyd will roll out Logimatic’s maritime fleet management system SERTICA on more than 70 container vessels, replacing several of the shipping company’s existing fleet management systems. The goal is to provide a common Technical Fleet Management System for Hapag Lloyd’s fleets both in Hamburg and Dubai as part of its digital transformation and centralisation plans....

Thrusterleader selects Reygar for survey vessel dynamic positioning systems
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Thrusterleader selects Reygar for survey vessel dynamic positioning systems

Shanghai-based supplier of marine propulsion systems, Thrusterleader, has selected Reygar’s StemTIDE dynamic positioning control system for a second survey vessel. In challenging maritime conditions, an advanced dynamic positioning system paired with a reliable propulsion system is of critical importance to achieving maximum operational efficiency and safety, particularly for survey vessels which must maintain their position...

WinGD offers four new options of its X72DF dual-fuel engine
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WinGD offers four new options of its X72DF dual-fuel engine

Marine engine and technology developer WinGD has updated its X72DF dual-fuel engine platform with an offer of four versions to provide ship design flexibility while helping owners reduce installed power and emissions. The X72DF is the best-selling engine in WinGD’s portfolio and accounted for every low-speed engine ordered for a newbuild LNG carrier in 2020....

MOL and start-up expand partnership to reduce GHG emissions with AI
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MOL and start-up expand partnership to reduce GHG emissions with AI

Mitsui O.S.K. Line (MOL) and Silicon Valley-based AI technology start-up, Bearing, have announced an expansion of their partnership that began in 2019 to improve ship efficiency using artificial intelligence (AI). Through various trials and intensive discussions concerning ship modelling, a range of products including a newly announced AI-powered Smart Routing Engine, has been developed by...

IoT platform provider TechBinder joins KVH Watch Solution Partner program
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IoT platform provider TechBinder joins KVH Watch Solution Partner program

IoT platform provider TechBinder has joined the KVH Watch Solution Partner program and will offer the KVH Watch service as part of its suite of digital tools and services. These tools include Smart Vessel Optimiser, a platform that uses vessel data to optimise fleet performance by benchmarking ship performance, predicting and optimising asset availability, performing...

Flo-Mar validates flow batteries for zero emission shipping
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Flo-Mar validates flow batteries for zero emission shipping

The Flow-Mar project, co-funded by the Clean Maritime Call, a MarRI-UK initiative supported by the Department for Transport, has completed its research to assess the feasibility of using innovative flow batteries in maritime applications to enable zero-emission marine propulsion and auxiliary power. The project has produced a concept design of the most suitable vessel type...

Load Line secures two-year predictive maintenance agreement with MacGregor
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Load Line secures two-year predictive maintenance agreement with MacGregor

Load Line Marine has signed a two-year OnWatch Scout Predict agreement with MacGregor to support operation and maintenance of its fleet. The order was booked into Cargotec’s fourth quarter of 2020 order intake, with installation and testing starting on board four vessels the first semester of 2021. By increasing the flow of information from ship...

Oldendorff bulk carriers first to feature ABB Azipod propulsion
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Oldendorff bulk carriers first to feature ABB Azipod propulsion

German shipowner Oldendorff Carriers has taken delivery of the first of twin self-unloading transshipment newbuilds equipped with ABB’s Azipod propulsion. The delivery saw two 1.9-MW Azipod units installed on each of the 21,500-DWT transshipment bulkers for Germany’s largest bulk carrier owner, as part of a package of electric, digital and connected solutions from ABB. The...