Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean Cruises have extended their long-term service agreement to the year 2028, a package which includes remote analysis of real time engine data from Royal Caribbean Cruises’ vessels.
Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) have completed a pilot project aboard a 165m passenger ferry, Sunflower Gold, testing the applicability of Intelligent Awareness and machine learning technologies to maritime operations.
A new COLREG-compliant collision avoidance system developed by the MTCAS project is scheduled for its first demonstration test in Germany this week, in Wilhelmshaven on September 6th.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is set to launch a new intelligent prediction service for equipment on merchant vessels, which it says can predict and monitor upcoming critical issues and communicate them to users to reduce unplanned downtime.
Älvtank has begun an implementation project with Sea IT of Sweden to deliver a range of technology systems to two new vessels that are being added to the Älvtank fleet.
NYK, and its Group companies MTI, Keihin Dock Co, and Japan Marine Science (JMS), have announced their participation in a demonstration project being carried out by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism (MLIT) to demonstrate remote operation of an unmanned ship.
Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has announced a deal to make Amazon Web Services (AWS) its preferred Cloud services provider as it continues development of its smart ship and autonomous vessel programmes.
Arcadia Shipmanagement has agreed a deal with class society ABS’ Advanced Solutions division to implement an Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) programme to assist in the management of its 15 tanker fleet.
Vessel management company V.Group has launched a new prototype concept for technical management and marine support services called Fleet Cell of the Future, redesigning its traditional Fleet Cell model to shift away from a single-user focus to full-team problem-solving.
Wärtsilä’s Seals & Bearings division is to upgrade the repair and maintenance options for its products with the launch of new augmented reality and ‘smart glasses’ technologies.
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