VTT: Towards smart and green shipping
INTENS, a VTT-coordinated Finnish research-industry collaborative consortium, has jointly committed over €13 million in the next three years, with the ardent funding support of €5.6 million from Business Finland, to proactively advancing, promoting and digitalizing Finnish marine industries and beyond, specially focusing on energy efficiency improvement and emissions reduction of ship energy systems.
Wärtsilä establishes a world-class cyber academy in Singapore together with Templar Executives
The technology group Wärtsilä is partnering with the cyber security company Templar Executives to establish a world-class cyber academy in Singapore. The academy will offer courses designed to support and enhance the collective cyber maturity of the wider shipping community, notably operators and owners.
Danelec Marine and NAPA Partner to offer complete end-to-end internet of things cloud solution
Collaboration removes need for costly custom interfaces, allowing wider access to valuable performance data and analytics. Danelec Marine, the manufacturer of Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs), ECDIS and ship-to-shore data solutions, has teamed up with global maritime software, services and data analysis provider NAPA to deliver a complete cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) solution for ship performance analysis and optimization.
MacGregor and SeaFocus establish collaboration agreement to enhance industry innovation drive
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and an international maritime business platform, SeaFocus, have announced a collaboration agreement that will support the companies in creating new cooperation models to benefit maritime trade and drive industry innovation.
ABB launches sequential turbocharging system
Greater flexibility and lower fuel consumption for vessels with two-stroke main propulsion.
ABB Turbocharging announces its latest technology development, the Flexible integrated Turbocharging System for Two-Stroke Engines (FiTS2) at Marintec China, December 2017. The new sequential turbocharging system allows maximum fuel savings for two-stroke engines at part and low load, and at the same time maintains the flexibility to go to full engine output immediately. This offers significant long-term economic benefits for vessel operators and charterers with potential for fuel savings of up to three percent, depending on load profile.