Classification society ClassNK has released a new software system for the reporting, monitoring and verification of shipping CO2 emissions in line with the IMO DCS regulations that will come into effect in 2019, an addition to its existing ClassNK MRV Portal.
ChartCo has announced the launch of a new e-navigation and compliance platform called OneOcean, incorporating data from its existing environmental management systems to help crew plan the handling of waste and minimise the risk of a faulty discharge, as well as integrating its passage planning and document management applications.
Diesel power company Royston has developed a new ecospeed analysis capability for its enginei electronic fuel management system (EFMS), used to identify and maintain optimum vessel speeds for efficient fuel usage.
MSC Cruises has announced a deal with Total Marine Solutions to roll out the Ocean Guardian environmental compliance management software system across all ships in its fleet, following the successful completion of shipboard trials.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched an online verification service called CO2 Verifier to cover compliance with both the EU monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) regulation and the IMO Data Collection System (DCS).
The Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) Company is to roll out the NS Workboat application from classification society ABS across its fleet of approximately 40 vessels, to be used to manage Subchapter M regulatory compliance.
The European Commission has adopted a proposal to promote increased harmonisation of ship reporting requirements when calling at ports within the EU, including the development of a common IT system for data exchange.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched its Sulphur 2020 – Options Evaluator system, used to identify appropriate strategies for compliance with the global sulphur in fuel oil limit of 0.50 per cent m/m (mass by mass), which comes into effect on 1 January 2020.
Maritime software company NAPA, owned by ClassNK, reports that it has received funding from INTENS, a VTT-coordinated Finnish research-industry collaborative consortium, to support its work improving vessel technical and operational performance and lowering ships’ emissions.
Bureau Veritas has introduced the first phase of its My Fuel Consumption software system, a Cloud-based web application offering a digital process to manage compliance with IMO-DCS (Data Collection System) and EU MRV (monitoring reporting and verification) regulations, which aim to track shipping CO2 emissions.
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