AkzoNobel has added support for cruise vessels to Intertrac Vision, its ‘Big Data’ tool that provides predictions on the fuel and CO2 savings potential of fouling control coatings, prior to application.
A collaboration agreement between Hammonia Reederei, a Hamburg-based shipowner, and New Orleans-based charterer Intermarine has seen three sister vessels retrofitted with multiple efficiency technologies which are expected to create 25 per cent fuel savings, to be shared between the two companies.
Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) and DNV GL have announced the launch of a new Fuel Analytics application, used for systematic assessment of the impact of fuel quality on vessel performance.
Godby Shipping of Finland reports that it has installed the Pinfabb_ECO software system, used for stabiliser control, on board the vessel Miranda.
SetelHellas has introduced its new MRV Solution, which builds on its SeeMBox-V communications management system with additional functionality to meet requirements under the EU’s new monitoring, reporting and verification regulations.
Parker Kittiwake Procal, a supplier of continuous emissions monitoring systems (CEMS), has launched the new Procal 1200M data gathering system and control unit, specifically designed for maritime use.
Hempel and DNV GL have signed a cooperation agreement to work together to create analytics to track and assess hull and propeller performance.
PwC Greece is to open a new Maritime Sustainability Centre staffed by a team of specialists focusing on sustainable business in the shipping sector, with a particular focus on upcoming EU MRV regulations.
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has launched what it is describing as Southeast Asia’s first advanced maritime energy test facility, with the aim of creating a platform for scientists and engineers to develop new eco-friendly maritime technologies.
Royston Limited reports that it has won a contract to fit its Enginei fuel monitoring system on ten vessels for Scottish islands ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) in the UK, as part of a ‘Project Ecoship’ policy to improve fuel consumption and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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