Power and automation technology group ABB has introduced a number of new software applications for the marine market aimed at assisting in reducing fuel consumption.
Ten ultra large container ships under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries for APL are to feature a new design that aims to make them 20 per cent more fuel efficient per TEU compared with existing models.
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.
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