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Friday, 19 April 2013 00:00

Anti-sloshing software for LNG carriers

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.

Friday, 08 March 2013 00:00

ABB acquires APS

Automation group ABB has completed its acquisition of APS Technology Group, which will see ABB add Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to its crane portfolio.

Friday, 11 January 2013 00:00

Octopus order for Dockwise

Amarcon, a member of the ABB group, has received an OCTOPUS-Onboard order for the newbuild Dockwise Vanguard.

Friday, 28 September 2012 00:00

Ship-to-shore cranes to be automated

APM Terminals and Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) are to install automation systems from ABB for their new ship-to-shore cranes, which will allow the cranes to be operated remotely, without a driver on board.

Friday, 21 September 2012 00:00

Fuel reduction technologies from ABB

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.

Friday, 20 July 2012 00:00

ABB to acquire Amarcon

ABB has agreed to acquire Amarcon BV, a Dutch company providing software systems for the shipping industry.

Friday, 15 June 2012 00:00

Rickmers agrees ABB deal

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.

Monday, 28 May 2012 00:00

Subsea 7 to install OCTOPUS

Subsea 7 has ordered the OCTOPUS motion monitoring and ship response forecast system from Amarcon for the recently delivered Pipelay/Heavy Lift vessel Seven Borealis.

Friday, 11 May 2012 00:00

Smit Marine puts OCTOPUS Onboard

Smit Marine Projects B.V. has extended its relationship with Amarcon, with an order for the OCTOPUS-Onboard system for the vessel Taklift 7.

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.

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