Oldendorff Carriers announced its participation in a joint development project to design and test wind-assisted propulsion technology for its dry bulk carriers. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2022.
Digital transformation isn’t easy, notes Mr. Andre Simha, Global Chief Digital & Information Officer, MSC. Instead of incremental improvements, we’re looking to reimagine how we operate. To transform data, processes and platforms to unlock better communication, collaboration, and outcomes, end to end.
There are a number of new technologies which are beginning to come into use on board ship and ship bridge makes no exemption. Navigators will need to learn how to use these new systems and understand their strengths and weaknesses.
A Swedish Consortium, including Wallenius Marine, will launch its revolutionary new wind-powered car carrier design this Thursday.
DP World recently joined TradeLens digital platform, jointly run by A.P. Moeller-Maersk and IBM, in order to accelerate the digitization of global supply chains.
In the last quarter of 2019, Wärtsilä signed a contract with Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) in Finland for the delivery of navigation simulator and specific mathematical models, what are called to be used as an ”essential enabler” for testing autonomous vessels.
The retrofit of the M/S Rex for hybrid operation, undertaken by Transdev subsidiary, Blidösundsbolaget, and Scania, included the adaptation of automotive technology for maritime use. The boat has room for up to 150 people and uses a Scania 13-litre diesel engine that is in line with IMO’s Tier 3 emission standard.
Eco Marine Power (EMP) announced that a full-scale demonstration version of its EnergySail unit was unveiled at the Onomichi Marine Tech Test Centre (MTTC) in Japan. The unit, manufactured by EMP’s partner Teramoto Iron Works, is to be used for demonstrations for possible customers and during preparations for sea trials.
SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that Dynagas Ltd has received the 2020 GREEN4SEA Technology Award, sponsored by Bureau Veritas, at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on March 3rd at Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the 2020 GREEN4SEA Athens Forum.
Toyota has been participating in the Energy Observer project from the beginning, supporting the use of hydrogen, in line with its Environmental Challenge 2050 which represents the company’s green and sustainable ambitions.
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