ClassNK has launched a support service to assist shipping companies in setting up data collection plans in accordance with the DCS (Data Collection System) fuel consumption reporting requirement introduced by the IMO.
ABB reports that German-based cruise operator AIDA has selected its EMMA energy monitoring and management system for use across the company’s 10 vessels, with a view to reducing energy costs and emissions across the entire fleet.
Amarcon, an ABB Group company, reports that Singapore-based Pioneer Marine has selected its OCTOPUS-Onboard fuel monitoring systems for 12 Handysize bulk carriers currently under construction at the YangZhou GuoYu shipyard in China.
Tecnitas, the consultancy arm of Bureau Veritas, has launched a new software tool, E2, aimed at optimising energy usage for both individual ships and across fleets.
Finnish shipping company Bore has announced that it has verified a 5.8 per cent reduction in fuel consumption following a trial of an electronic SEEMP (ship energy efficiency management plan) software system.
FutureShip, the maritime consulting arm of Germanischer Lloyd (GL), reports it has provided EFNAV Company of Athens with its 1,000th SEEMP (Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan) system.
A survey conducted by ship design software company NAPA Group into preparation levels for the upcoming IMO ship energy efficiency management plan (SEEMP) has revealed a major divide between large and small shipping companies in the use of electronic systems to ensure compliance.
ABS has announced the release of a new Energy & Environmental Manager module for its NS5 Enterprise asset management software system.
Seagull reports that it has introduced a number of new computer based training (CBT) modules, covering the requirements of SEEMP and the Maritime Labour Convention, as well as safe operation in High Voltage situations.
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