ClassNK reports that it has released an updated software system that calculates and analyses a ship’s speed for Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation in line with the latest revised IMO guidelines.
Wärtsilä subsidiary Eniram has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Athens-based Arista Shipping to participate in the Project Forward initiative, under which it will assist in the development of monitoring and optimisation tools for a highly energy efficient dry bulk carrier vessel design, based on LNG-fuelled propulsion.
ClassNK has launched a support service to assist shipping companies in setting up data collection plans in accordance with the DCS (Data Collection System) fuel consumption reporting requirement introduced by the IMO.
Eco Marine Power, a Japan based provider of vessel renewable energy systems, has announced that it is to begin incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI) into a range of its ship related technology projects, specifically using the Neural Network Console provided by Sony Network Communications.
Rolls-Royce has launched the next generation of its Energy Management (EM) System, a data-driven performance management platform which collects and processes data from a multitude of sensors on the vessel to monitor the performance of an individual vessel or a fleet.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has announced that International Maritime University of Panama (UMIP) has been selected to host the regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC) for the Latin America region, joining MTCCs in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean to work on projects aimed at mitigating the harmful effects of climate change.
Three new Torvald Klaveness vessels are to install ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software to help them meet upcoming emissions regulations, such as the IMO Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) and future European Union Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) rules.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has extended its research and development memorandum of understanding (MOU) with DNV GL to include collaboration in autonomous systems and intelligent shipping.
ABB has agreed a deal to supply its OCTOPUS energy management software to a series of new cruise vessels being built by MV Werften for Genting Hong Kong brands Crystal Cruises and Star Cruises.
COSCO Shipping Lines and Marorka have signed a fleet-wide contract which will see the Chinese shipping giant deploy Marorka’s Energy Management and Operational Performance systems on board all of its container vessels.
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