Maritime technology company Navisense and towage operator Svitzer have teamed up to make port towage services more efficient and sustainable.
Towage and salvage company Svitzer has begun a process to establish a central database for all of its vessels as it attempts to harmonise its planned maintenance system (PMS) on a fleet-wide level, adding new software modules and rebuilding the whole component structure of its PMS database.
Rolls-Royce reports that it has signed a new agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP) and global towage operator Svitzer, part of the Maersk Group, to develop a range of digitisation and ship intelligence systems for use in port operations.
Rolls-Royce and towage operator Svitzer have successfully demonstrated what they claim to be the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark.
Canadian group Edoc announced that towage provider Svitzer had chosen two of its Helm modules to manage its dispatch and billing functions on shore and on board its vessels.
SELEX Elsag, a Finmeccanica company, has agreed a contract with tug operator SVITZER to carry out annual radio and Automatic Identification System (AIS) surveys on all of its 90 UK-based vessels.
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