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.
Applied Weather Technology (AWT) and Transas Marine have announced that they have integrated AWT’s BonVoyage System (BVS) for on-board weather routing with Transas’ ECDIS, to assist in voyage optimisation.
ClassNK and software provider NAPA have announced a collaboration agreement to provide a package for companies looking to implement a Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP).
Tidetech has released the results of simulations of its tidal optimisation system on coastal shipping routes, showing significant time savings on optimised voyages.
Sinokor Merchant Marine Corporation in Korea has agreed a deal to install the OPUS Stowage system from CyberLogitec to optimise its container loading and discharge processes.
AET has ordered the NAPA-DSME Power software system for installation on four newbuild 319,000 deadweight tonne (DWT) VLCC vessels.
NYK has decided to introduce an onboard broadband communication system on all of its containerships, with the aim of reducing CO2 emissions during ship operations.
Eniram has launched its new Optimum Speed Assistant (OSA), an onboard decision support tool used to determine a vessel's optimum speed profile for each voyage.
The newbuild 50,000 dwt vessel HYSY 278, managed by the Dutch heavy cargo transporter Dockwise on behalf of the Chinese Offshore Oil Engineering Co. Ltd (COOEC), is to install the OCTOPUS-Onboard system from Amarcon.
Cruise operator Silversea Cruises has implemented a real-time dynamic trim optimisation technology system from Finnish company Eniram, with the hope of cutting its fuel costs by around 3 per cent on long distance voyages.
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