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Pioneer Marine selects ABB’s Amarcon for fuel monitoring

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Amarcon, an ABB Group company, reports that Singapore-based Pioneer Marine has selected its OCTOPUS-Onboard fuel monitoring systems for 12 Handysize bulk carriers currently under construction at the YangZhou GuoYu shipyard in China.

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The monitoring system consists of Coriolis flow sensors and a Torductor torque measurement system, as well as software to analyse the data. According to Amarcon, it will be compliant with Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) regulations, which have applied to all vessels since 2013.

Amarcon claims the carriers will also benefit from a fuel efficient ‘Green Dolphin’ design, developed by the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) with partners DNV and Wärtsilä.

“Safety of our people and protection of the environment are our top priorities,” says Pankaj Khanna, president and CEO of Pioneer Marine.

“The OCTOPUS-Onboard advisory system compliments the Green Dolphin newbuild design and introduces a new dimension to ensuring optimal fuel efficiency. Accurate advice based on the sensor-measured information enables the crew to operate the vessel in the most fuel efficient manner, thus reducing our carbon footprint.”

The vessels will be delivered to Pioneer Marine in 2015 and 2016. 

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