First type approval for cyber enabled components launched

Lloyd’s Register announced release of Type Approval Requirements for components within Cyber Enabled Systems on board Ships and Procedure for Network and Network-related devices, enabling smart technology implementation within the marine and offshore industry.

MOL chooses ClassNK's engine monitoring system

MOL announced intent to install the “ClassNK CMAXS”, a next-generation engine status monitoring system developed by ClassNK, on two newbuilding vessels. The system utilizes sensor data acquired from data logger and VDR to offer diagnoses of onboard machinery and equipment.

ABS: Malware does not have to affect ships or facilities

In view of the sudden spread of a new ransomware variant, that affected maritime owners and operators, forcing them to shutter operations, ABS suggests that such cases illustrate what can happen to systems, when technology use outruns system understanding.

DNV GL, NYK to unlock the potential of maritime data

At Nor-Shipping 2017, NYK and DNV GL presented the first results of an ongoing maritime data center pilot project. The data center collects operational data from NYK vessels on DNV GL’s recently launched Veracity industry data platform, for monitoring vessel performance and condition-based maintenance schemes.

First ever "Power-by-the-hour" service agreement signed

Nor Lines and Rolls-Royce have signed a “Power-by-the-Hour” service agreement for the two vessels Kvitbjørn and Kvitnos. The new service, introduced by Rolls-Royce Marine, harnesses the power of “Big Data” to monitor, plan and perform maintenance and repairs on all the equipment it has installed on the cargo vessels. The agreement is the first of its kind.

Wartsila signs technical agreements in Greece

Wärtsilä has signed Technical Management Agreements with four Greek liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship owners, Maran Gas Maritime Inc, Dynagas Ltd, TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd and Thenamaris LNG Inc

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