Oldendorff Carriers has reached an agreement with BMT SMART, a subsidiary of BMT Group, to roll out the SMARTFLEET fleet performance management platform along with a vessel data collection system to drive improved efficiency in the operation of Oldendorff’s ships.
Nathalin, a petroleum and chemical tanker operator based in Thailand, has agreed a deal to implement the BASSnet fleet management software package from Norway-based BASS across its three offices and on board its fleet of 38 tankers.
MAN Diesel & Turbo reports that it has signed a contract with Stena Line to provide its online monitoring service to two vessels, the Stena Hollandica and Stena Britannica passenger-and-vehicle superferries that sail the daily route between the Hook of Holland and Harwich, each of which are powered by four MAN 48/60CR engines.
China COSCO Shipping (CCS) Group has ordered MACS3 loading computers from Navis Carrier Solutions for three 20,000 TEU container vessels currently under construction at Shanghai Wai Gao Qiao shipyard in China, scheduled for completion between April 2017 and February 2018.
LNG tanker management company GasLog LNG Services is to implement Seagull Maritime’s e-Learning system and Competence Management platform across its fleet and in its manning offices, while also offering supplementary online access.
ABB reports that its OCTOPUS marine software is to be applied on four new semi-submersible heavy lift vessels, to assist in operational efficiency using weather and loading data to plot optimal routes.
Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical have signed a service agreement that makes Wärtsilä the preferred service supplier for engines and other Wärtsilä equipment, and includes the provision of condition based maintenance (CBM) services with automatic transfer of data from the installations to a CBM centre on shore.
Shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has implemented NAPA Steel’s 3D model-based ship structural design tool across its business, the companies report.
Three new Torvald Klaveness vessels are to install ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software to help them meet upcoming emissions regulations, such as the IMO Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) and future European Union Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) rules.
Wärtsilä has signed a five-year maintenance agreement with Estonia based Tallink Grupp covering the new RoPax ferry M/S Megastar on the Tallinn - Helsinki route across the Gulf of Finland, a deal which includes Wärtsilä's Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) and online remote support services.
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