Monitoring, Control & Digitalisation

Find news and in-depth coverage of advances in digitalisation here, including remote monitoring, condition based maintenance, digital twins, and the efficiency savings offered by AI tools. Our coverage focuses on the practical effects of digitalisation upon the operation of existing vessels, but we maintain a watching brief on advances in autonomy, and semi-autonomous systems.

Brittany Ferries’ Salamanca passenger ferry.

Wärtsilä’s SPECS camera solution selected for Bay of Biscay ferry


Brittany Ferries has opted to install a Smart Panoramic Edge Camera System (SPECS) on its passenger ferry operations. The solution, supplied by Wärtsilä Voyage, will be first installed onboard the Salamanca.