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AkzoNobel launches Intertrac Vision Lite
AkzoNobel has launched a new app which offers a lite version of its Intertrac Vision software, the big data hull performance prediction tool. 22 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
New code will certify unmanned vessels
Lloyd's Register (LR) has launched a code that assesses unmanned marine systems (UMS) against a set of safety and operational performance requirements. 21 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Rolls-Royce and Svitzer in remote operation first
A Svitzer tug with Rolls-Royce systems has completed what the companies claim is the first remote operation of a commercial vessel, in Copenhagen harbour “earlier this year”. 20 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
DNV GL opens two fleet performance centres
DNV GL has opened digital fleet performance centres in Hamburg and Singapore which aim to help improve vessel efficiency by monitoring and optimising operations. 19 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
ABS opens Athens technology centre
The American Bureau of Shipping has unveiled its Global Ship Systems Center in Athens, home to a new committee dedicated to developing standards used in ship design, construction and surveying. 13 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
DNV GL charts GHG emissions scenarios
Class society DNV GL has published a report assessing the potential for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction from shipping towards 2050, based on a new computational model. 13 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Wärtsilä Maran maintenance agreement
Wärtsilä and Maran Gas Maritime (MGM) have extended their current LNG carrier cooperation with a five-year maintenance agreement. 12 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Bourbon enlists Kongsberg for connected vessels
Bourbon and Kongsberg Maritime have signed a strategic agreement of collaborative development on connected and autonomous vessels. 31 May 2017 - The Motorship
Love, traffic and disruption at Nor Shipping
Speakers at the Nor Shipping opening conference tackled the weighty topic of shipping disruption on the first day of the biennial exhibition. 30 May 2017 - The Motorship
NAPA launches installation-free performance monitoring
Software and data house NAPA has launched a cloud-based performance monitoring solution that requires no installation. 29 May 2017 - The Motorship
Nor Lines duo debut ‘power by the hour’
Nor Lines has signed a contract with Rolls-Royce to monitor and maintain equipment – including engines - onboard two cargo vessels under a new, fixed-rate service agreement. 25 May 2017 - The Motorship
Norwegians to finance vessel retrofits
Following the IMO ratification of the ballast water treaty and the decision on a global sulphur cap, one agency is reassuring shippers that there is help available to finance vessel retrofits using Norwegian solutions. 24 May 2017 - The Motorship
DNV GL offers asymmetric stern optimisation
DNV GL has included asymmetric stern shapes in its Eco Lines hull optimising service for the first time, enabling vessels to reduce installed power. 16 May 2017 - The Motorship
‘Floating lab’ to study electric propulsion
A ‘floating laboratory’ onboard icebreaking platform supply vessel ‘Gennadiy Nevelskoy’ is to research electric propulsion and equipment performance in ice conditions, under plans drawn up by Sovcomflot (SCF) and the Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University of Vladivostok. 16 May 2017 - The Motorship
3D printing project targets class-approved prop
A consortium of five companies is cooperating to develop the world’s first class approved propeller made using 3D printing (or additive manufacturing) techniques. 16 May 2017 - The Motorship
Strong shipowner turnout for Propulsion & Emissions conference
Some of the world’s biggest fleet owners, charterers and tonnage providers have highlighted the technical challenges facing global merchant shipping at The Motorship’s 39th Propulsion & Emissions Conference in Hamburg this week. 12 May 2017 - The Motorship
Yara and Kongsberg to build electric container feeder
Yara is to work with Kongsberg Maritime to build what the companies say will be the first all-electric container feeder vessel, sailing between Yara’s facilities in Porsgrunn, Brevik and Larvik in Norway. 10 May 2017 - The Motorship
The Motorship Live from Propulsion & Emissions 2017
The Motorship is blogging from its 39th Propulsion & Emissions Conference, taking place this week at the Hotel Grand Elysee in Hamburg. View live updates here. 09 May 2017 - The Motorship
Rapid app development key to LR digital offering
Lloyd’s Register has launched a new digital service, CyberPerform, that focuses on enabling owners to unlock the value in their data quickly and cost effectively. 02 May 2017 - The Motorship
Reducing CAPEX and OPEX for operators
Bureau Veritas has launched a next generation Asset Integrity Management (AIM) solution for the shipping and offshore industries which aims to help reduce CAPEX and OPEX for operators. 25 Apr 2017 - The Motorship