Datum Electronics announced a new Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Strathclyde University, aiming to develop an innovative technology for marine engine condition monitoring. The main goal of this collaboration is to bring together the industry and academia, aiming to address an evident and crucial problem in the industry.
South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), ship engines provider HSD Engine (HSD) and German MAN Energy Solutions signed a strategic agreement to cooperate in the field of marine engine systems digitization.
NYK and MTI Co. Ltd. have created an advance alarm system, able to detect anomalies on real-time, that water getting in lubricating oil cause. This alarm has already been installed on Haramachi Maru, aiming to prevent such problems and achieve preventive maintenance for the engine.
Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, MTI Co. and Japan Engine Corporation announced that they have made progress in their joint research to improve safety and optimize maintenance for marine engines, by taking advantage of operational big data.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. informed that the current data collection and monitoring systems of the “next-generation ship management support system” have upgraded the functionality, providing the basis for an advanced new 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.
WinGD announced that installed its W-Xpert Full Mission Simulator, for training complete engine room crews, at the Marine Power Academy Training Centre of Hudong Heavy Machinery, in Shanghai, China. The simulator joins a network of some 20 further installations at strategic locations around the world.
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