Wärtsilä and cruise company Carnival Corporation have signed a 12-year performance-based agreement worth approximately €900 million, which will see digitalised data streams from vessel engines analysed by specialists for real-time optimisation of the equipment and prediction of operational and maintenance demands.
Charity organisation GBA Ships, a non-profit based in Germany, has implemented the Adonis Personnel Manager software package to manage onboard and offshore HR operations for its flagship vessel, the MV Logos Hope.
Software provider Veson Nautical has announced two new deals with d’Amico Shipping and TATA NYK Shipping to use its Integrated Maritime Operations System (IMOS), along with the Veslink online hub, for their commercial operations.
ABB has agreed a deal to supply its OCTOPUS energy management software to a series of new cruise vessels being built by MV Werften for Genting Hong Kong brands Crystal Cruises and Star Cruises.
UACC (United Arab Chemical Carriers) is rolling out a fleet performance and monitoring system developed by India-based Orion Marine Concepts to its vessels and office, with the new software expected to be implemented before the end of January 2017.
Swedish tanker company Tarbit has signed a contract with Logimatic to implement the Sertica software system on board its entire fleet.
Wärtsilä has signed a ten-year maintenance agreement with MOL LNG Transport Europe, an affiliate of the Japanese MOL Group, to cover online remote support and all scheduled engine maintenance activities for two LNG carriers.
Maritime HR software company Adonis reports that Genting Hong Kong is to implement the complete Adonis Human Resource Management System for Star Cruises, providing centralised management of HR, payroll and crewing processes to coordinate its offices, agent network and eight-ship fleet.
Norwegian based shipping companies Jo Tankers, Awilco and Fred. Olsen Marine Services have all agreed deals to use the new KinnetikBuyer maritime eCommerce service from Kinnetik Solutions, set to become commercially available in March 2017.
COSCO Shipping Lines and Marorka have signed a fleet-wide contract which will see the Chinese shipping giant deploy Marorka’s Energy Management and Operational Performance systems on board all of its container vessels.
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