NAPA and Furuno report that they have integrated NAPA’s Performance Monitoring and Logbook software packages with Furuno’s hardware to create a market-ready data logging and reporting system, using data signals already present onboard ships today.
ABB is adding a new torque monitoring system called Torductor Marine to its Marine Software portfolio, designed to assist in optimising engine and fuel efficiency in the maritime sector.
Shell Marine has added a new software package called Marine Connect to its Shell LubeMonitor cylinder monitoring service, designed to enhance data management and reporting functions.
Korean maritime technology company CyberLogitec has launched a new addition to its software portfolio called CyberLogitec Distance, for use with the company’s OPUS Bulk and MAnGO applications.
Researchers from UCL Energy Institute (UCL) and Carbon War Room (CWR) have published the results of recent research into the role of energy efficiency in vessel competitiveness, highlighting the fact that vessels with high design efficiency are creating millions in costs savings when it comes to paying for fuel.
Baja Ferries has installed the Pinfabb_ECO smart stabiliser control software system aboard the Caribbean Fantasy RoRo/passenger ship, with the aim of optimising fuel performance and reducing emissions by minimising stabiliser drag.
Tanker owner EURONAV is to implement Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) package for two of its Suezmax vessels, which will see a range of measurement sensors applied to their hulls to measure the effect of the antifouling coatings applied to the ships and to provide data to manage hull performance.
Royston reports that it has developed a new auto-mode detection capability for its enginei fuel management system, to assist in more accurate reporting of fuel consumption and vessel emissions.
The Wärtsilä ‘Genius’ service has been expanded with the addition of a new ‘Offline vibration analysis’ option, as well as an updated Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) service and the expansion of its ‘Engine efficiency monitoring’ service to cover dual-fuel engines.
Krill Systems has announced that it has completed the installation and sea-trial of its Vessel Fuel Measurement and Monitoring System (VFMMS) on the DP-2 PSV supply vessel M/V Seacor ‘Olmeca’, the latest in an ongoing line of installations on the Seacor OSV fleet.
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