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SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS solution to improve the performance of and strive to be ‘best in class’ when it and learn how best to mitigate those overall energy management in order to its 10 tankers. “We were looking for a comes to operating our ? eet,” said Tim risks. save fuel. solution that is easy to implement and to Huxley, CEO Wah Kwong Maritime As ever stringent emissions rules come The system is designed to predict re- use,” said Koray Yas, Ditas’ Technical Transport Holdings. into force regionally and globally, some quired energy and fuel consumption tak- & New Building Manager. “Less than “By streamlining our processes across vessel owners struggle with the best, ing into consideration a wide range of four weeks after the kick-off workshop all ship management functions, we will most ef? cient means to manage. For variables such as wind and currents for we have commenced the ? eet roll-out relieve the documentation burden, par- those mulling a dual fuel solution, Krill each speci? c voyage.

already.” ticularly for those at sea, while better Systems offers a solution: Krill Bunkers Of particular importance is the Key

The performance management por- monitoring and improved data quality DBPM-1. Krill Bunkers DBPM-1 incor- Performance Indicator (KPI) screen tal ECO Insight is designed to deliver will assist in all key decisions we make.” porates OIML/MID approved (Coriolis) that works like an electronic scorecard, a comprehensive and easily accessible But Huxley realizes that ultimately the mass-measuring meters to minimize showing traf? c light values against com- way to manage the performance of a success of the investment in ShipMan- inherent inaccuracies found in two and monly-agreed targets. The KPI screen ? eet, including voyage, hull & propel- ger depends on the staff and crew, noting three phase Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) trans- starts with a high-level KPI, namely ler, engine & systems performance. It that ease of use was a driving force in fers. In both lines, ? ow rate, temperature the total fuel consumption on the vessel enhances ? eet reports with industry data selecting the best system to implement. and density are displayed in real time which is then broken down to speci? c such as Automatic Identi? cation System Braemar Engineering reported that both digitally and graphically and a energy consumers like propulsion and (AIS), weather, or fuel, and provides its new Second Failure Module dynamic ‘Bunkers in Progress’ display area shows service power. Service Power is, for in- benchmarking capabilities. Advanced positioning DP software was installed on the total volume of bunkers delivered, stance, further split down to Hotel, Ma- engineering methods, for example hull a vessel, and Kyle Eddings, Manager DP ticket numbers, start and stop times and chinery and HVAC.

fouling predictions based on CFD, are and Offshore Projects at Braemar En- an area where additional notes can be en- Icon Research recently launched a also packaged into the portal. The portal gineering reported that the ? rst Second tered. Tickets can be printed as soon as new DK-20 Diesel Doctor instrument comes with an optional on-board vessel Failure Module is now undergoing Beta bunkering is completed. Bunker history, and version 6 engine analysis software, reporting system called Navigator In- Testing. The Second Failure Module is showing all relevant information, includ- built to be more portable, rugged, easy to sight. It ensures high quality data collec- a software tool developed by Braemar ing aeration percentage, is always stored use and accurate with new features such tion on board through smart plausibility Engineering designed to allow a more and displayed for all bunkering events. as a touch-screen and built-in test. The checks against speci? c vessel particu- in-depth understanding of the Dynamic Back-? ow oil is measured as a negative Diesel Doctor allows users to see how lars. Positioning (DP) System, enabling crew and therefore re? ected as bunkers not engines are performing and to take ac-

Wah Kwong Ship Management (HK) members and operators to study second having been delivered. Design ? exibil- tion to ensure reliable, ef? cient operation

Limited will adopt DNV GL’s Ship- level failures and understand more fully ity inherent in all Krill solutions allows while avoiding the unexpected. The new

Manager integrated ? eet management the effects they will have on the power for a high degree of customization of the version 6 software is a complete rewrite software suite. Wah Kwong provides plant and DP capability. The overrid- basic system to meet speci? c client re- and is compatible with Windows XP, maritime transport in the bulk carrier, ing goal is to mitigate these risks in ad- quirements. And using Microsoft SQL Windows 7 and Windows 8. Although it tanker and LPG segments, operating vance. The software purportedly helpful server database technology, Krill records has the same general feel of the previous a current ? eet of 26 vessels, with nine for planning prolonged DP operations, all Bunker loading data, with 2-second generations, the Diagnostic Reporter has more newbuilds on the way. It recently where critical preventive maintenance resolution, for onboard display. been improved such that engine analysis decided to implement ShipManager requires a piece of equipment to be down Eniram Limited released Eniram reports can be viewed instantaneously. software from DNV GL, with the aim to for a period of time. Additionally the Performance 3.0, an upgrade speci? c to The ability to compare and analyze pro- simplify and optimize ship management Second Failure Module acts as a highly the cruise vessel market. Eniram Perfor- peller curves and shop/sea trial data is by allowing extensive ? eet-wide data valuable training tool, enabling DP and mance is designed as a robust decision- now also possible. Existing DK-2 based collection and analysis. “We aim to con- Engineering Staff to study the ? rst and support tool that offers real-time opera- systems can be upgraded to work with tinually improve ef? ciency and safety second failure effects on their equipment tional guidance to optimize a vessel’s the new version 6 software.

Nauticus Machinery to New Market

For the ? rst time the DNV GL’s Nauticus Machinery software designed for the shipping industry is being used for recreational size marine engines, Mercury Marine has chosen the software for analysis and validation of inboard and sterndrive engines, includ- ing transmission and driveline con? gurations. Nauticus Machinery’s

Torsional Vibration tool is an application for the analysis of torsional vibration. Torsional vibration can cause fatigue in engine compo- nents, leading eventually to possible breakage of shafts or other ma- chinery parts. With the aid of the software, engineers can prevent this damage by optimizing the design. They can also perform analyses on con? gurations that have been affected by fatigue, which enables understanding of the underlying causes. Mercury Marine produces outboard, inboard and sterndrive engines; gasoline or diesel inboards and sterndrives power everything from small boats with 115 hp en- gines to large recreational yachts with 430 hp engines.

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