ABB has launched an updated maritime software analytics platform bringing together ABB’s EMMA and OCTOPUS applications into one software package, under the OCTOPUS banner.
Wärtsilä has introduced its new Sea-Master system, used to monitor the condition of tail shaft equipment by employing digital technology to monitor shaft bearings and seals.
Engine manufacturer MaK and Caterpillar’s Marine Asset Intelligence organisation have partnered with DNV GL to normalise the predictive analytics of Cat Asset Intelligence systems in accordance with DNV GL’s Survey Arrangement Machinery Condition Monitoring (CM) requirements, to move away from time based maintenance to condition based maintenance.
Parker Kittiwake has launched a new Condition Monitoring Starter Kit, integrating the company’s DigiCell combined kit, the Holroyd MHC-Bearing Checker, and a PC tablet with a condition monitoring routine and log book pre-loaded.
Diesel power company Royston has introduced a new engine diagnostics, health check and consultancy service to add to its traditional marine engine service and repair business, investing in new technology and equipment, and enhancing its software capabilities to provide analysis of engine and condition monitoring data.
Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence has announced a new project with maritime software company SpecTec that will see the companies work together to integrate their applications, with the aim of optimising ship maintenance procedures.
JX Ocean Co. is to implement ClassNK’s CMAXS LC- A machinery condition monitoring and automatic diagnostic system aboard the Eneos Spirit, a 310,000 dwt tanker.
Radio Holland reports that it has been awarded a 10-vessel Managed Service Agreement (MSA) from ALP Maritime Services BV, part of the Teekay Offshore group, to support the navigation and communications systems on board its ships.
Wärtsilä and Rederiaktiebolaget Eckerö have extended their long-term maintenance agreement for Eckerö's entire fleet of five vessels, which will see Wärtsilä extend the use of its digital maintenance concepts.
Norwegian marine geophysical company PGS has extended its non-exclusive service agreement with Radio Holland for navigation and communication services onboard nine seismic vessels in its global fleet.
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