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Monitoring & Control

Big data in the marine sector
Ibna Zaman of Royston Diesel Power, the UK -based developer of the enginei fuel management system, highlights the growing operational advantages provided by the effective analysis of intelligent data in the marine sector – if certain challenges can be successfully overcome. 20 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Innovative automatic ferry crossing
Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven to supply its innovative automatic crossing system, for two new double-ended plug-in battery-hybrid ferries being built for Norwegian ferry company FosenNamsos Sjø. 10 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
From boat to boardroom
Seawork exhibitor Reygar has a new fleet monitoring system called BareFLEET, which has been designed using years of experience, hard won through robust monitoring systems in the marine renewables sector. 27 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Marlink acquires Palantir
Belgium-headquartered Marlink has acquired Palantir AS, a Norwegian maritime IT company specialising in remote IT management solutions. The Share Purchase Agreement whereby Marlink acquired 100% of Palantir AS shares was completed on March 17 2017. 17 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Side-Power patent
Norwegian propeller and stabilizer manufacturer Sleipner has been granted a U.S. patent for its Side-Power Vector FinTM stabilization system. 17 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Safer ship manoeuvring from Wärtsilä
Wärtsilä has launched its latest innovation which aims to provide safer and more efficient vessel operations by reducing the risk associated with manoeuvring. 15 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Content-rich monitoring
Global communications and network service provider SpeedCast International is the first Inmarsat partner to integrate the software element of the Fleet Xpress Network Service Device (SoftNSD) into its Fleet Xpress offering. 15 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Guidance Marine wins award for innovation
Guidance Marine picked up the Dynamic Positioning 2017 award at the Offshore Support Journal Annual Awards for its targetless sensor. 08 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Virtual chase boat
It’s not often that we get to mention the business of racing yachts in the pages of Maritime Journal, but the remote monitoring system being used by British America’s Cup contenders Landrover BAR, could solve problems that also exist in the commercial marine world. 07 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Patrol boats equipped with Netwave VDR
Netherlands-headquartered Netwave has received order to deliver its voyage data recorders for six Patrol Craft belonging to a maritime law enforcement agency in South East Asia. 07 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
AlphaBridge for ‘RT Trident’
Netherlands-headquarted integrated bridge systems specialist Alphatron Marine has handed over a full turnkey AlphaBridge tugboat console solution for the ‘RT Trident’ to Seabulk Towing Inc. located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. 02 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
SKF health monitoring system
Sweden-headquartered global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services SKF, has helped a shipping customer introduce condition monitoring to its vessel, with plans to extend it further across the fleet. 02 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
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