Arcadia Shipmanagement has agreed a deal with class society ABS’ Advanced Solutions division to implement an Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) programme to assist in the management of its 15 tanker fleet.
Wärtsilä’s Seals & Bearings division is to upgrade the repair and maintenance options for its products with the launch of new augmented reality and ‘smart glasses’ technologies.
Virgin Voyages has agreed a deal with Wärtsilä which will see the maritime technology company take responsibility for the maintenance of Virgin Voyages’ three new cruise ships under a ten-year Optimised Maintenance Agreement.
Tufton Oceanic’s asset management company Oceanic Marine Management (OMM) has announced a pilot project with Lloyd’s Register (LR), covering optimisation of maintenance strategies on two vessels in the OMM fleet and the development of a strategy to implement Condition Based Monitoring technologies.
Alewijnse Marine has launched a new Health Check service, offering proactive preventive maintenance for vessels’ electrical systems to identify and replace components that may be about to fail, become obsolete, or are approaching their end of life, with the aim of reducing downtime or maintenance call-outs.
Wärtsilä and Girocantex Uruguay, a subsidiary of Hidrovias Group, have signed a five-year Optimised Maintenance agreement for Girocantex’s fleet of eight pusher tugs operating in the rivers of South America.
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has agreed a deal with ABB to equip two new shuttle tankers, contracted to Statoil, with a range of new systems aimed at creating “better efficiency and lower emissions than any comparable tanker.”
Maritime software provider Hanseaticsoft has launched a new web-based planned maintenance system called Cloud Maintenance, to assist in centrally planning and prioritising maintenance jobs across a fleet.
Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has launched a new integrated system for the analysis of engine and ship data, called WiDE (WinGD Integrated Digital Expert).
Marine engine designer Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has announced its intention to begin supplying technical documentation in accordance with Shipdex standards, a set of specifications for digital data exchange adapted for the maritime sector from the S1000D specification applied in the aerospace and defence industry.
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