Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a partnership between Lloyd’s Register Foundation and BLOC to explore the use of blockchain for the maritime industry, has announced its first demonstrator project, a fuel provenance register that aims to provide trusted information about fuel origin, journey and characteristics.
FUELTRAX has release FUELNET Generation 5 (GEN-5), the latest version of its fuel data processing network which adds collection, storage, tracking and processing of weather data metrics, activity time-stamped and linked to vessel geolocation.
Marine data intelligence company GreenSteam has launched a new version of its fuel saving software platform GreenSteam Manager (GSM), adding machine learning technology and a new user interface.
ClassNK reports that it has released an updated software system that calculates and analyses a ship’s speed for Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation in line with the latest revised IMO guidelines.
Green marine software company Yxney Maritime has announced new contracts with Siem Offshore, Olympic Subsea and North Sea Shipping for its energy efficiency and fuel reduction services.
Tipco Maritime has agreed a deal with Wärtsilä subsidiary Eniram to install the SkyLight 3.0 system on board all of its ships, to improve vessel efficiency through greater access to real time performance data.
Oldendorff Carriers is to integrate Shaft Power Meter systems from UK-based Datum Electronics with its existing ship performance monitoring systems across its owned fleet, in line with the shipping company’s eco fleet strategy.
Dubai-based Zaitoun Green Shipping (ZGS) is to lead a consortium aiming to create a new generation of container ship with maximised levels of efficiency in areas such as operations, cargo management, and energy usage.
Maritime satcom provider Marlink has announced two new partnerships with We4Sea and Transmetrics, to expand its portfolio of digital services for shipping clients and assist them in improving fuel efficiency and reducing operating costs.
Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a subsidiary of Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC), has established a consortium including Lloyd’s Register, Precious Shipping, Bostomar, BIMCO, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) and GoodFuels, which aims to address traceability and transparency in the marine fuel supply chain using blockchain technologies.
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