DNV GL Rolls-out Cloud Shore Monitoring Module for Navigator Port
DNV GL is launching a completely renewed Shore Monitoring module for Navigator Port. Installed on more than 2500 vessels, Navigator Port is the industry's leading port clearance solution.With a strong focus on the user experience, this module is the first of DNV GL's next generation fleet management solutions to be developed on the latest cloud technology.Most shipping companies find it challenging to keep on top of crew work and rest hour compliance. It is essential to have the same view and information on board and in the office.Navigator Port’s Shore Monitoring module is a user-friendly…
C-MAP Wins Chevron Shipping Contract
Following a competitive tender, Chevron Shipping Company LLC (CSC) has selected smart shipping solutions from C-MAP, a provider of commercial marine charting and cloud-based software solutions for fleet management and route optimization.CSC will deploy C-MAP’s onboard platform that employs advanced algorithms and customized ship performance models to deliver voyage optimization. The platform, called Integrated Maritime Suite (IMS), enables users to optimize routes to get the fastest arrival times, while minimizing costs and bunker consumption and maximizing safety, C-MAP said.CSC will also gain full visibility of its fleet’s performance via C-MAP’s FleetManager…
Torqeedo Partners with Sentinel Marine Solutions and WhisperPower
Torqeedo has announced strategic agreements to integrate Sentinel Boat Monitors and WhisperPower smart power generation systems into its electric boat propulsion product offerings. The announcements were made in a press conference at the Dusseldorf International Boat Show Jan. 23. The Sentinel Boat Monitors are now fully integrated with Torqeedo’s Cruise, Travel and Ultralight electric propulsion systems. The Sentinel app allows remote monitoring of the vessel’s location and onboard systems, and provides automatic alerts of any malfunctions and alarms.
Star Software Implemented Aboard Universal Marine Bulkers
Container and bulk shipping company Universal Marine and MirTac, a provider of fleet management solutions, have implemented Star Fleet Management software onboard the new bulk carriers mv Pride and mv Star II. Recently, a joint venture between Universal Shipping & Trading (part of the Universal Marine group) and NedNor, brought the relatively small bulkers mv Pride and mv StarII into service in bareboat charter to carry dry and break bulk along the coasts of the Atlantic. Universal Marine will use the Star software to link the bulkers and office seamlessly…
Blue Sky Network Updates SkyRouter Web Portal
Blue Sky Network (BSN), a global provider of satellite tracking and fleet management solutions for land mobile, maritime and aviation assets, announced upgrades to SkyRouter’s extensive Alert Notification system. SkyRouter is Blue Sky Network’s cloud-based web portal and mapping solution, which communicates with remote devices over the Iridium Satellite Network. It provides a secure interface for tracking, managing and communicating with globally dispersed assets in real-time.
Thor Offshore to Implement BASSnet Suite
Thor Offshore, an offshore support services provider and fisheries company, has chosen the integrated software suite BASSnet Fleet Management Systems as a part in its strategy to expand offshore operations globally. In parallel with Thor’s fleet expansion, BASSnet is being implemented across its current fleet of 29 vessels and its shore-based organization. Giving a resounding endorsement to BASSnet software solutions, Thor, based at the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic, has chosen to install the complete BASSnet suite covering planned maintenance…
Among 2014's Most Powerful & Influential Women: Karen Jones
Commercial transportation and supply chain management firm Ryder System Inc. say that their Chief Marketing Officer, Karen Jones, was named one of 2014’s Most Powerful & Influential Women by the Florida Diversity Council. Ms. Jones was presented with the award at the 2014 Florida Diversity & Leadership Conference, held at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. “Being inclusive of people with different backgrounds and experiences who can bring innovative perspectives to Ryder’s business helps us to improve the effectiveness of our solutions…
BASS Lands Deal in the Taiwanese Market
Fleet management solutions company BASS said it has achieved a recent deal in the Taiwanese shipping sector by securing its maiden contract in that bustling far eastern market. Under the deal with Taiwan’s Simosa Shipping, the BASSnet Maintenance module will be implemented within the company. BASS landed the contract following a tender exercise that proved its superiority in streamlining maritime operations through the innovative use of information technology. “The advantages of BASS shipping software in optimizing ship management through automation are truly impressive,” said M.
FleetPlan Helps Generate Cost Savings
Fleet management solutions are designed to help cut costs associated with maintaining vessels by streamlining your workflow. FleetPlan manages risk, warranties and supports facility management. HMC’s FleetPlan optimizes fleet planning to reduce downtime. The current competitive market demands efficient operation at all times and rapidly develops to a stage of management science integrated within the business activities. Companies may require integrated fleet management processes…
Efficient Fleet Planning: FleetPlan Generates Cost Savings
Fleet management solutions are designed to help cut costs associated with maintaining vessels by streamlining workflow, and FleetPlan clains their use can reduce up to 20 % cost by efficient fleet planning. The goal of HMC’s FleetPlan is to generate an optimised Fleet schedule on a daily basis, which displays a horizon up to several months to be specified by the user for each commodity and ship type. The database of FleetPlan can store a broad range of ships, cargo data and is compatible with data from other systems using our import module.
Advisory System to Automate Fuel Efficiency
ABB launches complete marine advisory and automation system to improve fuel efficiency. Integrated advanced software, electrical systems and Azipod® propulsion can help ship owners slash fuel consumption by up to 20%. Zurich, Switzerland, September 18, 2012 -- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group announced that it has introduced several new software applications for the marine market that will help all types of ocean vessels dramatically reduce their fuel consumption. These Advisory Systems include the latest versions of ABB’s energy management system for marine applications (EMMA) and Amarcon’s Octopus solution. With the recent acquisition of Amarcon…
ABB Providing Energy Management Systems for Rickmers
ABB wins order for energy management systems for five multi-purpose vessels; Energy and fleet management systems will improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions for five Rickmers vessels. ABB, a power and automation technology group, recently won an order from Rickmers Group in Germany to supply advisory systems for dynamic trim optimization and fleet management solutions for five multi-purpose vessels. Trim optimization means ballasting or loading the ship to achieve the floating position that consumes the least propulsion power.
Energy Efficiency Fuels Shipping Strategies at Posidonia
As persistent high oil prices and the burden of increased regulatory compliance have rendered energy management strategy development crucial for fleet owners worldwide, the shipping industry is on the verge of a new frontier where novel concepts and sophisticated approaches to ship design and performance verification methods emerge. The world’s major ship building nations agree that a combination of a stubborn global recession and high fuel prices which affect global trade and impact newbuilding orders require innovative thinking, creative strategies and investments in R&D to create the foundations for a new generation of shipping infrastructure which will be more resilient to fluctuating heavy fuel prices and more adaptable to alternative forms of energy.
Tero Marine AS Expands to UK
As part of its strategy for growth, Tero Marine AS has established its first subsidiary outside Norway in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the UK. Tero Marine – with 25 years of experience in the maritime and offshore sector making it one of the world’s leading developers of fleet management solutions – has had an active presence in the UK since 1996. Tero Marine UK Ltd relocated its old offices to modern and easily accessible facilities at Cramlington, 15 minutes outside Newcastle city center. The office is managed by Managing Director John Straughan, who has been part of the Tero Marine team for a number of years. Tero Marine’s TM Master Fleet Management Suite…
New Fleet Tracking Software
NecesSea, L.L.C., a new private company in Covington owned by Jennifer Comeaux will launch its management solutions software for the Oil & Gas Industry during Workboat 2011 on November 30, in New Orleans. A demonstration and launch party will be held at the New Orleans Marriott. NecesSea provides Software and a Service (SaaS) which dynamically builds operational software integrated with real time fleet tracking technology to provide users the ability to achieve best practice workflow within the oil and gas logistics industry. We uniquely offer the efficiency of a single, web-hosted database that is replicated locally and updated at client specific intervals. It can replicate instantly if internet service is available (i.e.
ORBCOMM Partners With FMS
ORBCOMM, a global satellite telecommunications company, entered into an agreement with Fleet Management Solutions LLC to provide wireless data access through its low-earth-orbit satellite network for tracking and managing fixed and mobile assets around the world. FMS is launching their ORBCOMM enabled MLT 300 Series tracking solution nationwide with roughly twenty selected fleets this month. The MLT 300 provides GPS and other critical sensor information to end-users, with an emphasis on reliability and cost effectiveness. For the initial soft launch, the MLT 300 series is targeting the North American market, leveraging more than 130 dealers for sales and support. FMS also offers customers subscription options through its FMAC arm (Fleet Management Acceptance Corporation).