“K” Line Ship Management in Singapore is to implement ClassNK’s machinery condition monitoring and automatic diagnostic system ClassNK CMAXS LC-A on one of its container vessels, the first commercial application of the software.
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.
ABB has opened a second Integrated Operations Centre in Helsinki, to provide real time vessel monitoring services to the passenger, cargo and icegoing vessel sectors.
Logimatic has announced that it is expanding the vessel reporting system and dynamic dashboards within its Sertica software package, to provide an improved level of visual presentation of shipboard data and move towards offering what it calls a ‘3D’ vessel performance management service.
A 38-year old Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker, the Pierre Radisson, is to gain a new lease of life with the installation of a range of new hardware and software systems by ABB, including a remote monitoring system that will allow shore based teams to directly diagnose problems on the vessel from shore.
BMT SMART (BMT) has announced that it has completed installation of its vessel performance monitoring system on board two of Minerva Marine’s chemical tankers, Leo and Tychi.
Crowley Maritime Corporation has agreed a deal to install the CatAsset Intelligence software system from Caterpillar for equipment monitoring on one of its vessels.
Wärtsilä has signed a five-year maintenance agreement with the Nigerian gas transportation company Bonny Gas Transport Limited, (BGT), a subsidiary of Nigeria LNG Limited, to cover real time data monitoring and service for the engines on board BGT's six new LNG carriers.
Sea IT has signed a three-year ICT service contract with Donsötank, covering outsourcing of information technology and communication services onboard all the company’s vessels with Sea IT’s BlueCORE system previously installed.
The Internet of Things is finally being put to practical use in the maritime industry, with Globalstar announcing that its STX3 chipset is to form the basis for the first Internet of Things (IoT) system for monitoring craft beer while it is shipped around the world.
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