Lloyd’s Register has created a performance optimisation service that aims to support shipowners, builders and designers who are looking to develop solutions that offer more efficient performance for new and existing designs, and retrofits for ships in service.
Montreal-based weather routing agency Marincom International Systems has announced the release of a new software package called HybridCruiser, aimed to be used with ships employing sails.
ClassNK reports that it has started full scale ship tests to develop a feedback scheme on the impact of ship design on vessel performance in actual sea conditions.
Maersk Line has reported that it has saved almost US$90 million through the use of its Maersk KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) system.
Emerson Process Management, in collaboration with Ascenz Pte Ltd, has introduced a remote fuel consumption and bunkering monitoring system.
Nautical Control Solutions has launched the latest version of its FuelTrax Marine Fuel Management system, which now includes the ability to measure and monitor fuel density as it is pumped on a vessel.
Applied Weather Technology (AWT) has announced its new Fuel Optimisation Service.
Kemilinks International has become the first company to deploy the Inmarsat IsatData Pro system from SkyWave Mobile Communications, integrating the service with its Fuel Monitoring System.
DNV has developed a simulation model using global shipping data and technology specific information to predict the deployment of emission reduction and energy efficiency technologies up to 2020, and has released information on the results of its work.
Lloyd’s Register’s Strategic Research Group has joined forces with Totempower Energy Systems and Zodiac Maritime Agencies to assess the potential of wind-generation devices onboard commercial ships.
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