United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has partnered with FutureShip on a project to find the most efficient design for its future containerships.
German developer Interschalt says that Hansa Shipping has placed an order to integrate a trim optimisation module into the loading computer of 30 of its containerships.
FutureShip, the maritime consulting arm of Germanischer Lloyd (GL), has released a new version of its trim optimisation tool ECO-Assistant, which incorporates a fuel consumption calculator.
PSM, a UK-based manufacturer of marine control instrumentation, has released a new version of its tank gauging system which can take into account a ship’s trim and list.
Tidetech has announced that it has reached an agreement with NAPA to supply the Finnish software house with tidal current prediction data for ship optimisation, initially for South East Asia and UK–Europe.
Amarcon, a member of the ABB group, has announced that it has received an order for two OCTOPUS-Onboard motion monitoring systems for heavy freight cargo vessels from CJ Korea Express.
Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has announced that China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) has rolled out a trim optimisation software developed by its consultancy unit on eight vessels and has signed an agreement to deploy it on another eight.
ClassNK has announced the development of a new software system, PrimeShip-GREEN/PSTA (Progressive Speed Trial Analysis), to help shipyards comply with EEDI requirements.
Fugro Seastar has announced that the world’s three largest container vessels currently sailing have been fitted with its Marinestar manoeuvring system to assist in berthing and navigation.
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