NAPA has introduced a new web-based ship performance monitoring service called NAPA Fleet Intelligence, providing voyage-by-voyage analysis of fuel efficiency for conventionally powered vessels dating back as far as January 2015.
Indian maritime software company Orion Marine Concepts has released a range of new updates to its applications, in areas including vessel inspections and performance monitoring.
Oldendorff Carriers has reached an agreement with BMT SMART, a subsidiary of BMT Group, to roll out the SMARTFLEET fleet performance management platform along with a vessel data collection system to drive improved efficiency in the operation of Oldendorff’s ships.
Three new Torvald Klaveness vessels are to install ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software to help them meet upcoming emissions regulations, such as the IMO Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) and future European Union Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) rules.
Wärtsilä and cruise company Carnival Corporation have signed a 12-year performance-based agreement worth approximately €900 million, which will see digitalised data streams from vessel engines analysed by specialists for real-time optimisation of the equipment and prediction of operational and maintenance demands.
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.
Sea trials have begun on two pilot vessels which will provide data for the MOVE (Monitoring for Operational Vessel Efficiency) project, an Innovate UK initiative under the ‘Managing Energy on Marine Vessels’ competition.
Wärtsilä subsidiary Eniram has launched SkyLight, a new fleet performance monitoring service that collects data about a ship’s movements every five minutes to be sent via satellite to Eniram’s data centre.
Royston has upgraded its enginei fuel management system, adding a new emissions monitoring capability with an engine profile-based emissions analysis feature.
Hamburg Süd subsidiary Columbus Shipmanagement (CSM) and Interschalt maritime systems have concluded a contract that will see a total of 46 container ships equipped with the Bluetracker fleet performance management software package.
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