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NAPA Contributes to Ship Data Center’s IoS Open Platform

NAPA

NAPA has become the first service provider for ClassNK-owned Ship Data Center’s Internet of Ships Open Platform (ShipDC IoS-OP). NAPA will provide ship performance analytics and voyage optimization capabilities for this universal platform developed to share vessel operational data between stakeholders. The aim of the ShipDC IoS-OP is to create a new, digital maritime cluster by securely minimizing the costs

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GE Energy Storage System for Harvey Champion Retrofit

Harvey Champion

GE’s Power Conversion business was chosen by Harvey Gulf International Marine LLC to provide the latest SeaGreen Energy Storage System (ESS) on board the offshore platform service vessel (PSV), Harvey Champion. The SeaGreen solution manages energy sources according to load demand, enabling marine operators to optimize energy usage while providing continuity of operations, increased efficiency and reduced emissions. Included in

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Ballast Water Exchange Is Problematic

A new invasive species study by the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) discovered one of the main tactics ships use for stopping invasive species—ballast water exchange—isn’t working nearly as well as managers hoped. Marine scientists looked at ballast water from ships entering Chesapeake Bay before and after ballast water exchange became mandatory in 2004 and found that, contrary to expectations,

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Marine R&D Centre for Remote Control & Autonomous Ships and AI

Rolls-Royce will open its Marine R&D Centre for Remote Control & Autonomous Ships and Artificial Intelligence in Turku, Finland, this year. Rolls-Royce’s partners are the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) and Tampere University of Technology (TUT), together with numerous SMEs and start-ups specializing in novel technologies. Remotely controlled and autonomous ships represent a fundamental change in shipping over the

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