Navis has added a new Hull Monitor module to its fleet performance management software Bluetracker, to be used to track degradation in hull performance resulting from self-polishing, fouling or damage.
The Navis Bluetracker monitoring and reporting software has been declared ‘MRV Ready’ by DNV GL, following a validation gap analysis audit conducted by the classification society confirming that the MRV module supports three of the prescribed four monitoring methods and collects all MRV-relevant data.
Wuhan University of Technology (WUT) in China has partnered with Navis to implement the MACS3 ship loading computer and the Navis StowMan stowage planning program at its training facilities to be used in the education of prospective nautical officers.
Navis is to introduce a new Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) module to its Bluetracker fleet performance management system, tailored to the new EU MRV regulations that will apply to all ships of more than 5,000 GT that enter EU ports as of January 1, 2018.
China COSCO Shipping (CCS) Group has ordered MACS3 loading computers from Navis Carrier Solutions for three 20,000 TEU container vessels currently under construction at Shanghai Wai Gao Qiao shipyard in China, scheduled for completion between April 2017 and February 2018.
Cargotec is to begin restructuring at maritime software provider Interschalt, following its acquisition of the company earlier this year.
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.
Cloud-based vessel stowage and collaboration platform XVELA reports that it has passed the first milestone in its partnership with software company Interschalt maritime systems to create an open stowage planning and collaboration platform, with the XVELA system now able to exchange data with Interschalt applications.
INTERSCHALT maritime systems has introduced its new Maritime Data Engine (MDE), a background application for on board data collection built on industry standard protocols.
Cargotec Corporation has agreed to acquire INTERSCHALT maritime systems, a deal which Cargotec says will complement its strategic goals in the intelligent cargo handling market by providing it with additional competence in software development and adding branch offices, service stations and new partners.
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