Telenor Maritime reports that it has expanded its long-term partnership with Stena Line, with the introduction of a new mobile ecosystem onboard its passenger ships combining 3G/4G GSM connectivity, Wi-Fi, Ka-band VSAT and mobile broadband backhaul, in addition to the existing systems onboard.
The freight ferry Stena Scotia, operated by Stena Line, has completed implementation of ABB’s DEGO IV speed governor and actuation software package, used to control the vessel’s propulsion system and reduce fuel consumption by minimising roll and rudder movements.
Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with Swedish ferry company Stena Line to collaborate in the development of its first intelligent awareness system, fusing data from a range of sensors with information from existing ship systems like AIS and radar, as well as data from global databases.
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.
Marlink is extending the number of Stena Line ships connected to its multi-band communications network, with the first out of four additional vessels set to join the service now online.
ABB is adding a new torque monitoring system called Torductor Marine to its Marine Software portfolio, designed to assist in optimising engine and fuel efficiency in the maritime sector.
Marlink reports that it has extended the bandwidth and connectivity options available to both MSC Cruises and Stena Line, covering a total of more than 35 existing ships among the two operators as well as further newbuilds.
NAPA has announced that it will install its vessel efficiency software on a further four Stena Line vessels as part of the shipping company’s Energy Saving Programme (ESP).
Marlink today announced that it has been contracted by Stena Line to roll out its customised Ku-band VSAT service, Sealink, on 27 ferries operating in Scandinavia, the Irish Sea and the North Sea.
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