Kongsberg has agreed a £500 million deal to acquire Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine, buying the marine products, systems and aftermarket services operations put up for sale by Rolls-Royce after the UK company conducted a strategic review of its business at the beginning of the year and decided to narrow its focus to concentrate on the aerospace, defence and power systems markets.
Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have signed a new agreement to integrate a range of intelligent ship systems, from the engine room to the bridge, to improve vessel performance.
Satellite operator Thaicom has introduced a new maritime service platform called Nava, a broadband system for use in Asia-Pacific waters that will be complemented by a range of digital operational support applications.
Athens-based ship management company TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd has agreed a new maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä, which will leverage Wärtsilä subsidiary Eniram’s data collection platform and analytics to optimise operations for the four TFDE (tri-fuel diesel electric) LNG carriers in the TMS Cardiff Gas 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.
Royston Diesel Power has added to its enginei fuel management system with the addition of a new module offering improved monitoring of onboard and onshore fuel tank inventories.
Caterpillar Marine has launched a new Multi-Engine Optimizer (MEO) tool, which uses proprietary performance data and control algorithms to provide intelligence for power management systems, which can be applied to improving fuel efficiency by more precisely balancing engine loads.
ABB Turbo Systems has signed an agreement to acquire the Tekomar Group, headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, with the aim of adding Tekomar’s digital system for engine analytics and advisory systems to its ABB Ability maritime digital services portfolio.
Monaco-based GasLog LNG Services has signed a remote maintenance and optimisation agreement with Wärtsilä, covering eight LNG carriers operating on Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines.
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