A new polar ice-class cruise vessel being built for the France-based operator Ponant at Vard Søviknes, a part of VARD shipbuilding group in Norway, is to be outfitted with a range of Wärtsilä technology systems to drive fuel and emissions optimisation under a new agreement.
GNS has launched its new Voyager FLEET INSIGHT (VFI) system, an application which leverages four years of data collection and analysis by the company to assist ship owners and managers in identifying exactly what navigation data they are buying, how much they should be paying, and where they may be wasting their money.
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.
Penguin International Limited, a Singapore-based designer and operator of aluminium workboats, has agreed a deal with Royston Diesel Power for enginei EFMS (electronic fuel management system) units to be installed on a range of new specialist maritime security vessels and multi-role crew boats.
StormGeo reports that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Nautisk, a supplier of charts and publications to the merchant marine sector, from NHST Media Group, a deal which will see StormGeo integrate its routing and weather services with Nautisk’s digital navigation data offerings.
PC Maritime has launched a new route optimisation system, developed in line with the latest ECDIS standards to allow exported vessel routes to be reviewed and modified by ship managers, port authorities and relevant shore-based authorities.
ChartCo has announced the launch of a new e-navigation and compliance platform called OneOcean, incorporating data from its existing environmental management systems to help crew plan the handling of waste and minimise the risk of a faulty discharge, as well as integrating its passage planning and document management applications.
Diesel power company Royston has developed a new ecospeed analysis capability for its enginei electronic fuel management system (EFMS), used to identify and maintain optimum vessel speeds for efficient fuel usage.
UK-based start-up CargoMate, developer of a port call optimisation platform for container ships, reports that it has raised £500,000 through a seed investment round to continue development of the technology.
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