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Navtor integrates search-and-rescue system into digital software platform

Norwegian marine digital specialist, Navtor, has announced integration of the Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue (AMVER) system into the latest version of its chart table software, NavStation. The digital platform will now include AMVER…

13.05.2022
Shipping

DB Schenker plans zero-emission feeder service in Norway

Deutsche Bahn logistics subsidiary, DB Schenker, plans to launch a zero-emissions feeder service between Ikornnes and the Port of Ålesund on Norway’s west coast. Using a 50m-long vessel with a deadweight capacity of 300 tonnes, the 23-nautical-mile…

11.05.2022
Shipping

New drive to promote ammonia as fuel

Contracts for multi-fuel vessels placed by owners such as Höegh Autoliners are inspiring new initiatives to provide supplies of ammonia as marine fuel. Yara’s Clean Ammonia unit (YCA) is collaborating with partners, including owners, engine…

04.05.2022
Shipping

Replaceable batteries to transform inland waterway operation

Replaceable battery packs from Wärtsilä now enable inland waterway vessels to operate on electrical power, with no emissions. The development represents a significant breakthrough as Wärtsilä explained that, until now, battery containers have been…

13.09.2021
Shipping

ClassNK issues guidance on shipboard data quality

ClassNK has released new guidance for shipowners and operators on the collation and use of shipboard data. The classification society’s Data Quality Guidelines addresses the gathering and use of shipboard data among various stakeholders, and the…

02.09.2021
Shipping

BSM Germany uses behavioural science to reduce carbon emissions

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) Germany has formed a strategic pilot partnership applying behaviour-based data science to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions of the vessels under its management. Together with London-based software…

30.08.2021
Shipping

ClassNK releases guidelines on 3D printing

Classification society, ClassNK, has issued Guidelines for Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) that set out approval requirements for the 3D printing of metallic equipment in shipping. Additive manufacturing technology is now used in various…

26.08.2021

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