Älvtank has begun an implementation project with Sea IT of Sweden to deliver a range of technology systems to two new vessels that are being added to the Älvtank fleet.
NYK, and its Group companies MTI, Keihin Dock Co, and Japan Marine Science (JMS), have announced their participation in a demonstration project being carried out by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism (MLIT) to demonstrate remote operation of an unmanned ship.
Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has announced a deal to make Amazon Web Services (AWS) its preferred Cloud services provider as it continues development of its smart ship and autonomous vessel programmes.
Arcadia Shipmanagement has agreed a deal with class society ABS’ Advanced Solutions division to implement an Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) programme to assist in the management of its 15 tanker fleet.
Vessel management company V.Group has launched a new prototype concept for technical management and marine support services called Fleet Cell of the Future, redesigning its traditional Fleet Cell model to shift away from a single-user focus to full-team problem-solving.
Wärtsilä’s Seals & Bearings division is to upgrade the repair and maintenance options for its products with the launch of new augmented reality and ‘smart glasses’ technologies.
Virgin Voyages has agreed a deal with Wärtsilä which will see the maritime technology company take responsibility for the maintenance of Virgin Voyages’ three new cruise ships under a ten-year Optimised Maintenance Agreement.
Diesel power company Royston has developed a new ecospeed analysis capability for its enginei electronic fuel management system (EFMS), used to identify and maintain optimum vessel speeds for efficient fuel usage.
Germany-based shipping company Briese Schiffahrts has agreed a deal with Globecomm for the provision of Ku-band VSAT connectivity and related services to a fleet of newbuild vessels expected to have completed delivery by the end of the year.
Wärtsilä’s Transas division has announced the signing of a new contract to supply a Fleet Operations Solution (FOS) to Norway-based fleet operator Wilson ASA, with the new infrastructure to include onboard navigational and communication components as well as access to fleet data from shore-based locations.
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