A new series of four ‘smart’ shuttle tanker concept vessels being developed by Teekay are set to be fitted with Vessel Performance Management software from Wärtsilä subsidiary Eniram, alongside a range of other energy and emissions management systems and machinery, as part of a €110 million deal for Wärtsilä.
Italian class society RINA has announced its intention to shift to a more digitally-focused strategy, and launched a new Cloud-based platform called ‘Cube’ to assist clients in data-driven process optimisation and predictive asset management.
ShipServ has launched ‘Supplier Performance Report’, an addition to its monitoring and analytics tools that provides users with data on the procurement performance of every supplier that they transact with, enabling them to analyse trends and identify where improvements can be made.
Jotun has begun using DNV GL’s Veracity platform to combine external and proprietary data sources in optimising the delivery of its maritime coatings at port, using an Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) dataset to ensure it has the right amount of product in the right place.
Rolls-Royce has opened what it says will be the first in a series of “ship intelligence experience spaces” in Ålesund, Norway, to demonstrate the how the company can apply digital technologies to optimising vessel performance.
Inmarsat has opened a new facility in Ålesund, Norway, at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center (NMCC), to ramp up its work with third party technology companies on development of applications to connect with Fleet Xpress through its Certified Applications Provider (CAP) programme.
Maritime technology company Dualog, headquartered in Tromsø, Norway, has agreed a deal to provide business e-mail and data management services to 90 vessels operated by Greece-based ship manager Thenamaris.
ABB has added a ‘Fleet Intelligence’ module to its ABB Ability Collaborative Operations software, to provide marine customers with an integrated overview of their ship system maintenance requirements in place of separate reports, and consequently improve the efficiency of maintenance programmes.
Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has announced that it has successfully completed its first pilot programme using blockchain technology to manage collection and dissemination of all related shipping and logistics data for a vessel voyage from Korea to China.
Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has launched its new Integrated Smart Ship Solution (ISSS), a collection of information technology systems aiming to optimise navigation processes by collecting and analysing real-time information on navigational operations.
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