Propulsion Dynamics’ Computerized Analysis of Ship PERformance (CASPER) hull and propeller performance monitoring service has reached the milestone of completing its 5,000th report.
Tidetech reports that it has developed a new high-resolution tidal model for the Malacca and Singapore Straits, with simulations showing that transit time savings of between three and 12 per cent can be made depending on vessel type, speed and tidal phase.
Power and automation technology group ABB has introduced a number of new software applications for the marine market aimed at assisting in reducing fuel consumption.
Ten ultra large container ships under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries for APL are to feature a new design that aims to make them 20 per cent more fuel efficient per TEU compared with existing models.
Applied Weather Technology (AWT) has launched its Fleet Decision Support System (FleetDSS), which aims to allow shipping companies to more easily manage a range of vessel voyage and performance data across entire fleets.
Montreal-based weather routing agency Marincom International Systems has announced the release of a new software package called HybridCruiser, aimed to be used with ships employing sails.
ClassNK reports that it has started full scale ship tests to develop a feedback scheme on the impact of ship design on vessel performance in actual sea conditions.
Applied Weather Technology (AWT) has added Emission Control Areas (ECAs) and calculation tools to evaluate the most cost effective voyage track within these zones to its BVS onboard software platform.
Applied Weather Technology (AWT) has announced its new Fuel Optimisation Service.
Rickmers Group in Germany has agreed a deal with ABB to supply advisory systems for dynamic trim optimisation and fleet management solutions for five multi-purpose vessels operated by Rickmers-Linie.
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