UK’s innovation agency has launched an R&D competition that will see businesses developing solutions to increase ship efficiency and reduce marine emissions receive a £3 million boost.
A European study has suggested that advanced emissions monitoring could help save owners and operators of large ships calling at EU ports up to €9 million per year.
United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has partnered with FutureShip on a project to find the most efficient design for its future containerships.
Unique System FZE has announced that it has been contracted to deliver Marorka’s ship performance monitoring solutions to the ADNATCO-NGSCO fleet (Abu Dhabi National Tanker Co – National Gas Shipping Company).
Norwegian coating manufacturer Jotun says that Eitzen Chemical has decided to implement its Hull Performance Solutions (HPS), which includes a data management system to measure the impact of its antifouling paint system, on two chemical carriers.
A new fuel monitoring system has been launched by Auramarine, a Finnish company.
Xenemetrix is field-testing its new Petro-Marine XRF TM monitoring system, with its Canadian parent company Eurocontrol Technics Group announcing that it has started a pilot project with a shipping company headquartered in Israel.
Krill Systems, an American developer of fuel monitoring systems, has introduced a new bunkering software.
Inatech is set to launch a new software system called Optimizer, that it says will provide guidance to shipping companies on how much fuel to buy at which port, in order to save money.
Japanese companies Eco Marine Power (EMP) and KEI System (KEI) have announced that they will release later this year the Aquarius Monitoring and Automation System (MAS), a marine computer system capable of monitoring and/or controlling equipment on ships including wind and solar power devices, as well as monitoring fuel consumption.
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