Applied Weather Technology (AWT) has released a new version of its Bon Voyage (BVS) marine voyage optimisation system, BVS Version 7.0, featuring a number of new developments intended to help vessels find safer and more fuel-efficient routes.
Japanese classification society ClassNK and Finnish software company NAPA have announced that Taiwan-based Wan Hai Lines has chosen their ship efficiency software for use on a recently delivered containership.
Software developer Amarcon has signed a cooperation agreement with engineering company GTT to market and further develop a forecasting and advice software system for sloshing prevention on board LNG carriers.
Interschalt Maritime Systems has developed a software that aims to assist vessel operators in keeping trim at the optimum level, and consequently saving fuel.
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.
Amarcon, a member of the ABB group, has received an OCTOPUS-Onboard order for the newbuild Dockwise Vanguard.
Buss Data, a subsidiary of Organization Reederei Buss in Germany, has launched a number of new updates to its maritime software applications.
Software provider NAPA Group is to provide loading computers for 55 offshore support vessels (OSV) under a contract with BOURBON.
BP Shipping, one of the world’s largest operators of oil and liquid natural gas (LNG) tankers, has agreed a three-year deal to install Jeppesen’s Vessel and Voyage Optimization Solution (VVOS) on 52 globally operating BP vessels.
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