Nor Lines and Rolls-Royce have signed a novel ‘Power-by-the-Hour’ service agreement for the two vessels Kvitbjørn and Kvitnos, which will use Big Data technologies to monitor, plan and perform maintenance and repairs on all the equipment installed on the cargo ships.
Oldendorff Carriers has reached an agreement with BMT SMART, a subsidiary of BMT Group, to roll out the SMARTFLEET fleet performance management platform along with a vessel data collection system to drive improved efficiency in the operation of Oldendorff’s ships.
The Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are partnering to pilot a new port information portal which aims to digitise maritime shipping data and make it available to cargo owners and supply chain operators.
BAE Systems reports that it is leading a consortium of technology suppliers to develop software to monitor shipboard equipment, fuel and energy performance, providing real time information to assist in the management of both military and commercial fleets.
Voyage Data Recorder manufacturer NetWave has introduced its new SeaWise ‘Big Data’ technology, with the aim of assisting shipowners in analysing and improving long term ship technical performance as well as providing reporting via a shore-based virtual private Cloud environment.
“K” Line Group and Kawasaki Heavy Industries have announced the launch of the K-IMS integrated vessel operation and performance management system, a ‘Big Data analysis tool used to improve efficiency in ship operations.
ClassNK’s wholly owned database services subsidiary Ship Data Center (ShipDC) has agreed a deal to add marine weather information from the Japan Weather Association to its data store.
Ship Data Center, a wholly owned subsidiary set up by ClassNK, has officially commenced operations at its Big Data centre, ShipDC.
Satellite AIS provider exactEarth has announced a Strategic Alliance Agreement with Larus Technologies, a Canada-based provider of adaptive learning and predictive analytics software, which will see the companies work together to develop and market Big Data analytics-based software applications and information services.
AkzoNobel has added support for cruise vessels to Intertrac Vision, its ‘Big Data’ tool that provides predictions on the fuel and CO2 savings potential of fouling control coatings, prior to application.
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