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.
PSM, a UK-based manufacturer of marine control instrumentation, has developed a system which detects unauthorised removal of bunker fuel and lubricant oil from storage cargo and service tanks on offshore and river fuel distribution vessels.
Nautical Control Solutions (NCS) has announced that its FuelTrax marine fuel management system has been granted patent protection by the European Patent Office (EPO).
Irish fleet operator Ardmore Shipping is equipping its tankers with SkySails’ Performance Monitor, a software system designed to measure onboard fuel and operational efficiency.
American firm ESRG has announced that its OstiaEdge monitoring suite will integrate a new range of data which can help ship owners and managers measure the fuel efficiency of a ship or of an entire fleet.
Inatech has launched the cloud version of its fuel procurement software ShipTECH. This platform, which has existed as on-premise software for a year, is designed to help shipping lines cut their fuel costs by bunkering in ports where prices are lower and by streamlining the buying process.
Canadian group Eurocontrol has announced that its subsidiary Xenemetrics has introduced an onboard X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) analysis system.
PPG Protective and Marine Coatings (PPG) has reached the milestone of installing its SIGMACARE PLUS system, used for management of ship coatings, on 1,000 vessels.
FutureShip, the maritime consulting arm of Germanischer Lloyd (GL), reports it has provided EFNAV Company of Athens with its 1,000th SEEMP (Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan) system.
The Marorka Online system has added new functionality to make it fully compatible with Jotun’s Hull Performance Measurement Method (JHPMM) energy-management dashboard, according to the companies.
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