Maersk Fluid Technology (MFT) has upgraded its SEA-Mate Blending-on-Board Value Calculator to include a mobile optimised version, to allow users to evaluate the different potential lubricant costs with regard to their specific engine and running conditions in a variety of real life scenarios while on the move.
The Danish Maritime Fund has backed an Internet of Things (IoT) technology development pilot project led by Aalborg-based company GateHouse, which aims to use data collected from a variety of shipboard sensors to optimise vessel performance and provide information to authorities as required.
Maritime technology company Martek Marine has been included by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in a framework deal to develop Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems in the maritime environment.
Royston has upgraded its enginei fuel management system, adding a new emissions monitoring capability with an engine profile-based emissions analysis feature.
Researchers from UCL Energy Institute (UCL) and Carbon War Room (CWR) have published the results of recent research into the role of energy efficiency in vessel competitiveness, highlighting the fact that vessels with high design efficiency are creating millions in costs savings when it comes to paying for fuel.
Springfield Shipping Co of Greece is to extend its use of Eniram’s energy efficiency technology across its VLCC vessels.
ABS has completed a project with a group of leading Greek shipowners to support preparations for implementing the European Union’s Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) regulation for CO2 emissions.
Marorka and the Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute (SMDERI) have signed a cooperation agreement that will see the companies establish a product training and demonstration centre in Shanghai and work together to promote energy management and operational performance systems in the Chinese market.
ChartCo and shipping company Seaspan have worked together to develop a new location-based system which aims to assist vessels in complying with MARPOL regulations relating to environmental issues.
The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) has approved mandatory requirements for ships to record and report their fuel consumption, the first part of a three-step process of data collection and analysis that will inform future decisions on any measures needed to enhance energy efficiency and address greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping.
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