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Monitoring & Control

Cloud-based charter manager
The Marcura Group, a Dubai-based group of companies focused on providing business solutions to the maritime industry, has announced the launch of MarDocs; a cloud-based collaboration tool aimed at vessel charterers. 11 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Energy efficiency reporting system meets MRV data collection requirements
Norway-headquartered Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport sector, has fully certified maritime monitoring specialist, Krohne Marine’s EcoMATE MRV against the European Union’s (EU) Monitoring Reporting and Verification (MRV) regulation requirements. 11 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
A CTV owner’s best friend?
UK Electronic Solutions has, in MD Paul Rutherford’s opinion, invented the CTV-owner’s best friend. 21 Dec 2016 - Maritime Journal
MOVE project takes to the water thanks to Falmouth Pilots
Sea trials have begun on two Falmouth, UK-based pilot vessels which will provide data for the Innovate UK funded MOVE (Monitoring for Operational Vessel Efficiency) project. 09 Dec 2016 - Maritime Journal
Forecasts to form part of EU project
Forecasts and route planning tools from Sweden’s GAC-SMHI Weather Solutions are playing a key role in the European Union’s Sea Traffic Management (STM) Validation Project. 08 Dec 2016 - Maritime Journal
Fuel management training
Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) and Norway’s Seagull Maritime AS have announced that they have signed a collaborative agreement that will capitalise on their complementary strengths to bring state-of-the-art fuel management training to the maritime industry. 07 Jun 2016 - Maritime Journal
KleinPilot for USA
Swedish defence and security company Saab has been awarded separate contracts from the Canadian Great Lakes Pilotage Authority and the Great Lakes Pilotage Division of the United States Coast Guard to upgrade their Great Lakes Pilot Management System to the latest version of Saab’s KleinPilot. 07 Jun 2016 - Maritime Journal
SeaZip Offshore Service expands contract with MirTac for two new vessels
Fleet management solutions provider MirTac has implemented its Star Fleet Management software onboard two new vessels operated by Netherlands-headquartered SeaZip. 26 May 2016 - Maritime Journal
Frequentis healthy
Austrian control centre systems supplier Frequentis has reported a successful 2015 with its total operation performance increasing more than 6% to EUR 228 million. 25 May 2016 - Maritime Journal
MCA solution
UK-headquartered maritime software developer Oceans HQ is to deliver a new Vessel Registration system to the UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency. A partnership with Thoughtbot London will see the development of a user-focused IT solution to support the UK’s flag Administration’s digital strategy. 25 May 2016 - Maritime Journal
Electronic system partnership
The UK based automation and control expert, Applied Marine Automation, is making its Seawork debut this year with its new partner, the German manufacturer Böning. 17 May 2016 - Maritime Journal
STM project aims for more efficient shipping
The Swedish Maritime Administration has announced that the successor of the MONALISA 2.0 project, the Sea Traffic Management (STM) Validation Project, has a budget of €43m. 05 May 2016 - Maritime Journal
ABB’s new Remote Condition Monitoring
ABB, the Swiss power and automation technology group, unveiled its new Remote Condition Monitoring service at this year’s Handover Fair. 04 May 2016 - Maritime Journal
VTS Radar Systems for Port of Marseille Fos
A world leader in the design and supply of navigation and security surveillance systems, Kelvin Hughes has been contracted by French company Avon Communications to supply five of its SBS-700 radar systems for integration with the Marseille Fos Port Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS). 22 Apr 2016 - Maritime Journal
Vessel control in the cloud
The Internet of Things is online aboard merchant vessels already. Engine manufacturers, suppliers of equipment and instruments all now install sensors that monitor performance and condition. All this data can be fed into monitoring and alarm systems. 04 Apr 2016 - Maritime Journal
Caterpillar predictive monitoring
Last year Caterpillar Marine acquired US-headquartered ESRG Technologies group, a leading company specialising in vessel monitoring and data analysis in the marine industry. 14 Mar 2016 - Maritime Journal
Remote vessel monitoring means cost savings and efficiencies
A new maritime remote sensing and engine diagnostic system, iRAMS (intelligent remote asset monitoring solution) from Seawork 2016 exhibitor AST, protects commercial vessels, CTVs and workboats by remotely monitoring the engines and generators combined with spatial location data. 11 Mar 2016 - Maritime Journal
Integration contract
Netherlands-headquartered Bakker Sliedrecht has been contracted to provide electrical system integration on board Damen’s Service Operations Vessel currently in build for Bibby Marine Services. 10 Mar 2016 - Maritime Journal
Monitoring and automation from Böning
German company Böning has developed a new range of monitoring displays that are both compact and stylish. With the display of information becoming more and more focussed on the wheelhouse of workboats the need for compact but informative displays has grown and the new equipment has been developed to meet this demand. 10 Mar 2016 - Maritime Journal
Cloud based vessel management
USA-based WheelHouse Technologies, Inc. has launched WheelHouse Underway, a tablet application for iOS, Android, and Windows devices now available on the App stores. 30 Dec 2015 - Maritime Journal