Monitoring, Control & Digitalisation

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    Wärtsilä inks maximised overhaul interval agreement for NYK LNGCs


    Wärtsilä has signed an eight-year Guaranteed Asset Performance agreement with Japanese operator NYK LNG Ship Management. The agreement covers the two Wärtsilä X72DF main engines on an LNG Carrier vessel and is designed to maximise the vessel availability and ensure its operation from dry dock to dry dock. This is achieved by guaranteeing the maximum time between overhauls.

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    Kongsberg Maritime conducts autonomous coastal cargo voyage


    A cargo vessel has completed a demonstration on the northwest coast of Norway operating on a mix of remote and autonomous operations. 

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    Tech call for early fire detection solutions


    Early detection of fires in container holds is critical to protecting cargo, ships and personnel

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    Smart shipping solution for LNG carriers


    GTT’s Ascenz Marorka unit has won a contract to equip two LNG carriers with its smart shipping solution. The contracts were awarded by JOVO, a China-based LNG carrier operator.

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    Høglund to retrofit IAS on board cruise ship


    Høglund is to retrofit a new integrated automation system on board the world’s largest cruise ship with a car deck


    AI and Automated ships pose new challenges in casualty liability


    Artificial Intelligence and the advent of automated ships will pose difficult questions in determining liability under the Hague Rules for maritime casualties, the 2022-2023 chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters has cautioned.

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    Corsica Linea inks optimised performance service agreement for new ferry


    Wärtsilä has signed a ten-year Guaranteed Asset Performance (GAP) deal with French ferry operator Corsica Linea. The agreement is designed to ensure optimal performance of the power systems onboard the company’s new LNG-fuelled A Galeotta RoPax vessel.

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    AiP for cyber resilience framework


    A jointly developed cyber resilience framework has been awarded approval in principle by Korean Register

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    Damen opens 12th service hub


    Damen’s 12th service hub will enable it to offer a full range of support to clients in south-east Asia

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    Sightness to provide emissions data for Schneider Electric


    Analytics data and reporting provided by Sightness will help Schneider Electric realise its net zero ambitions

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    SEDNA and OrbitMI to integrate platforms


    SEDNA, the all-in-one digital solution provider, and OrbitMI, the maritime software and data products supplier, plan to integrate their respective digital platforms.

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    HAV Group to acquire Norwegian autonomy and DP services supplier


    Norway based HAV Group has reached an agreement to acquire a Norwegian dynamic positioning (DP) systems supplier, Undheim Systems AS. The planned acquisition will accelerate Norwegian Electric Systems’ (NES) plans to offer digital functionality that meets the global maritime market’s needs for decision support tools and autonomous ship operations.

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    Norwegian autonomous ship trials benefit from green drive of industries


    Several vessels are being tested in Norway for autonomous operations. Many of these developments are linked to the efforts of businesses to decarbonise their operations and the shape of the country’s coastline provides an incentive to move at least part of the logistics chain from road to sea, which benefits the efforts to employ autonomous vessels as well.

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    Herbert-ABS unveils offshore wind design tool


    A new software tool allows architects to meet regulatory requirements when designing floating structures

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    A Digital Foundation For CII


    With simulation and data analysis tools, the technological groundwork has been built to enable shipowners and charterers to succeed in the CII era. And the sooner they start, the better off they will be, writes Ossi Mettälä, Sales Manager at NAPA Shipping Solutions.

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    Huisman unveils equipment management portal


    Huisman’s new digital portal allows users to manage their equipment, share key information and access technical support and servicing

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    Kongsberg Digital platform’s data infrastructure recognised by ABS


    Kongsberg Digital’s cloud infrastructure Vessel Insight has received the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Product Design Assessment Certificate for SMART (INF) for data infrastructure in accordance with the ABS Smart Functions Guide, in addition to ABS CyberSafety PDA certification.

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    Wärtsilä and DNV cooperate to ease digital emissions reporting


    Wärtsilä has announced a digital partnership with DNV’s industry cloud platform Veracity to create secure and seamless connectivity between Wärtsilä’s Fleet Optimisation Solution (FOS) and Veracity. The integration will allow Wärtsilä to send real-time operational data to Veracity, with customer consent, where it is quality assured and made ready for DNV’s verification services, making emissions compliance reporting more efficient for the partners’ common customers.

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    Effective safety management through remote monitoring of inert gas systems


    Amid surging demand for LNG from end-user markets, finding ways to reduce vessel downtime and support LNG tanker crews – especially when it comes to safety - are now more critical than ever, explains Bernt Öhrn, General Manager of Maritime Protection at Survitec.

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    Kongsberg relaunches Vessel Performance app


    Kongsberg Digital is relaunching its application for vessel and fleet optimisation, Vessel Performance, for offshore vessel operations. The data-driven solution now provides even more accessible onboard and onshore decision support, enabling significant cost and emission reductions in offshore operations.