Operating Systems

  • Detailed Brochure Available Advanced Control Systems (ACS) Incorporated, Houston, Texas, reports that fleet and boat operating costs can be reduced for more profitable operations with the installation of their new Boat Operating Systems (BOS).

    The Boat Operating System accurately senses the rpm of each engine, fuel burn-rate of each engine and ground speed developed from a Loran C input. The data, which is continuously stored on a disc in a microcomputer, is displayed by bar graphs in real-time on a large display screen in the pilothouse of the boat. By providing consistent and reliable data on engine functions and water conditions, BOS allows the captain to quickly adjust his controls to achieve maximum available operating efficiency with a minimum consumption of fuel and oil. Setting the throttle to a lower rpm translates to saving money— most of the time reducing fuel costs by a reported 15 percent or more.

    Fuel and lube oil savings are just some of the benefits offered by the BOS. Because the captain has reduced his rpm and is still accomplishing the same work with his boat, the engine is running at lower pressures and temperatures. The net result is less mechanical wear, reduced maintenance and repair costs along with lower lubrication and replacement expenses.

    Boat Operating Systems are designed and manufactured for inland and open seas operators. These boat operating systems have been designed to improve fleet performance.

    ACS reports that BOS is producing lower operating costs, reduced maintenance expenses and reliable engine performance.

    A new descriptive brochure on the Boat Operating System from ACS is available. For your copy, Circle 36 on Reader Service Card

  • , but also material stresses. The rugged Siemens SIMAC marine computer is this type of microcomputer which runs on the concurrent CP/M-86 standard operating system used worldwide. A ship cannot be optimally laden without checking the safety criteria. To check the safety of a ship, the classification

  • It is time to move toward a quantitative approach that provides deeper understanding of individual risk elements observed in marine operating systems.Increasing connectivity in complex maritime operating systems is escalating the potential impact of cyber-related incidents and complicating the task of

  • the 2,505-TEU CGM La Perouse by Samsung Shipbuilding and Heavy Industries marked an important stage in the evolution of French containership design. Operating systems on the 31,000-dwt vessel, which is the new mainstay of Compagnie Generale Maritime's (CGM) p a r t i c i p a t i o n in the Europe/ Australas

  • included in the iOS version, and is powered by Transas iTX-97 marine vector charts. iSailor app is compatible with phones and tablets running Android operating system 4.4 or higher. www.isailor.us   (As published in the August 2015 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News - http://magazines.marinelink

  • a core system can be brought together so that the planning process is easier – and faster.Compass Points the WayAs terminals evolve, the terminal operating systems that help them get the job done will also become more sophisticated. That sophistication, however, translates into easier metrics, a single source

  • an alarm text to indicate alarm. Group alarms may also be given audibly in up to four selectable stages. The alarm recorder registers all alarms, operating signals and commands. The external alarm system can transmit a maximum of 32 visual group alarms to watch terminals on the bridge and in the

  • , which will operate at the ends of main ocean routes distributing and collecting barges. The vessels can also be used as independently operating systems on short routes in such areas as the Baltic Sea and Southeast Asian Archipelago. The vessels will be able to carry six Danube Sea-Barges. The

  • of Amtel, Inc., recently announced an agreement in principle to acquire 80 percent of Orba Corporation, an engineering and construction firm operating in the field of bulk material handling systems, which is located in Fairfield, N.J. The company was founded in 1972 by three of its executive

  • Orlando Data-Center Facility for sales, engineering, and customer use. He has extensive experience in systems engineering in data communications, operating systems, and scientific language support. Capt. Jerome O'Brien, USN (ret.), and Capt. Philip Lyons, USN (ret.), have joined the company's Washington

  • , PC DOS application software such as Lotus 1-2-3, word processing and database management programs may run concurrently under an optional operating system emulation package without interrupting the data acquisition process. AutoNet is menu-driven with each function in the main menu being

  • communications spending. By streamlining functions, SeaWave Navigator reduces vessel administration to a minimum. Compatible with most computers and operating systems, SeaWave Navigator Version 1.1 features: • True Internet E-mail • NOAA Weather Information • Individual User • Address Book Functionality •

  • MR Jul-20#3rd Cover The industry’s most 
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    The industry’s most sophisticated and in-depth Floating Production Systems market intelligence, business outlook and interactive database. Our Market Intelligence Suite Includes: • Full industry intelligence covering: FPSOs, SEMIs, SPARs, TLPs, FLNGs, FSRUs & FPSOs • Annual five-year market forecast •

  • MR Jul-20#59 T                                    MariTiMe reporTer.)
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    T MariTiMe reporTer. a - his direcTory secTion is an ediTorial feaTure published in every issue for The convenience of The readers of quick reference readers guide iT includes The naMes and addresses of The world s leading ManufacTurers and suppliers of all Types of

  • MR Jul-20#57  Science.  Previ- ty Operating Systems. He is a 50-year)
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    The Author Bonvento Capt. Cox Matthew Bonvento an Assistant Pro- Captain John Cox is the CEO of Safe- fessor of Nautical Science. Previ- ty Operating Systems. He is a 50-year ously he served as Senior Manager for aviation veteran with experience as a Safety, Security, Regulatory, and Quality corporate

  • MR Jul-20#53  3,500, which will  With an operating area within the  1,500)
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    . The yard presently employs a were completed by Rederij Doeksen. V compliant engines built to deliver workforce of about 3,500, which will With an operating area within the 1,500 kW and drive the Veth VZ grow to more than 7,000 by the time the Wadden Sea, a UNESCO World Heri- contra-rotative unit to

  • MR Jul-20#51 Zero Emission Ferry Funding
A Belfast Maritime Consortium)
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    Zero Emission Ferry Funding A Belfast Maritime Consortium led by Artemis Technologies won a $42m UK Government innovation grant to develop zero emissions ferries in the city. Counting investment from partners, the total project investment will reach close to $75m over the next four years. A spin- off

  • MR Jul-20#50 Tech Files
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    Tech Files Innovative products, technologies and concepts Voith’s eVSP With the new electric Voith Schneider Propeller (eVSP), Voith is pushing ahead with the continu- ous electrifcation of its drive technologies. The eVSP features a permanent-magnet synchronous motor integrated in the propeller. The

  • MR Jul-20#48 Tech Files
Innovative products, technologies and concepts
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    Tech Files Innovative products, technologies and concepts Ventilation: Keeping Cool on the Ship, in the Yard Heat mitigation in the machinery space is critical to equipment longevity; heat mitigation in work spaces is critical to productivity. Currtiss Wright is well-suited to handle both courtesy of its

  • MR Jul-20#47 drum used two bearings, an SRB, and a CARB. The CARB)
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    drum used two bearings, an SRB, and a CARB. The CARB helped to correct axial and radial misalignment. Overall, the total weight of the bearings was 28 tons, with the largest single bearing weighing eight tons. While this is a unique order, it is not the first time that SKF has supplied bearings of such

  • MR Jul-20#45 offsHore wind
that hold some 80% of the world’s wind)
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    offsHore wind that hold some 80% of the world’s wind capacity potential. well for the global supply chain. WER expects offshore wind Representing another boost for overall capacity potential, these projects will require between $1 trillion and $1.5 trillion of ca- areas are typically further from shore

  • MR Jul-20#40  vessel 
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    created by a consortium of cost.” maritime companies. Designed to be smaller and Some key characteristics of the proposed vessel lighter, with lower operating costs premised on include: the subtraction of crew, the AGV came to life in a • Unmanned, Self-righting project group facilitated by LISA, a community

  • MR Jul-20#39 gracefully degrade, losing capability incrementally and)
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    gracefully degrade, losing capability incrementally and allowing remote or autonomous realignment. There will be much greater use of actuators and sensors throughout the vessel to provide situational awareness and fault tolerance. Ship owners and operators will ultimately be the drivers of this transforma

  • MR Jul-20#38 auTonoMous sHips
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vessel concept design)
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    auTonoMous sHips Autonomous guard vessel concept design New ChAlleNges, New skills cal control systems require operators with deep experience and Fully autonomous ships are not yet a viable solution for most broad understanding of the ship’s systems and environments applications. While specific

  • MR Jul-20#37 auTonoMous sHips
etrate every market segment, companies)
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    auTonoMous sHips etrate every market segment, companies ignoring it risk finding themselves stuck behind their competition. Smart observers are asking what the autonomy trend means for their jobs and busi- nesses, watching this developing market, and looking for ways to engage and prepare for the future.

  • MR Jul-20#35  learned with the 
engines operating predominately on LNG)
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    , and once a week to ensure that the fluid injection system is not blocked.” He said that one of the biggest lessons learned with the engines operating predominately on LNG is centered on the cylinder lubrication oil deposit build ups, particularly when shipowners are using high BN numbers. Schneiter

  • MR Jul-20#33  large two-stroke  60 engines operating in the feld, and 320)
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    in a number at press time had logged 550,000 hours of operation premised on of simultaneous studies on the optimization of large two-stroke 60 engines operating in the feld, and 320 engines sold all together. www.marinelink.com 3

  • MR Jul-20#31 INTERVIEW GeorGe WHittier, FAirBAnkS MorSe 
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    INTERVIEW GeorGe WHittier, FAirBAnkS MorSe The Colt-Pielstick PC2-5 STC has a power range from 5,816 - 8,725 kWb. Photo: Fairbanks Morse Inside the LPD Flight II Design The LPD Flight II design has been modifed with several additional features including an improved fight deck, a ing suppliers and

  • MR Jul-20#29  congestion, 
on board venues operating at reduced capacity)
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    which will see our guests checking-in online we resume our business. with designated times at the terminal to minimize congestion, on board venues operating at reduced capacity to ensure ample What will be the criteria to roll this certifcation out spacing among guests, the suspension of buffets with

  • MR Jul-20#28  is the offcial plan to start operating 
feet today, and COVID)
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    for insights on the path forward. By Greg Trauthwein Please give an overview of the Genting Cruise Ship At this time, what is the offcial plan to start operating feet today, and COVID 19 and its impact on the cruise ships with passengers? Genting Cruise business. We hope to start cruising very soon depending

  • MR Jul-20#26 Ofshore Wind 
Freight Planning 
What About Offshore)
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    Ofshore Wind Freight Planning What About Offshore Wind? By Tom Ewing t the end of 2019 – December 27, to be ex- under consideration for wind-port development. Ditto for New act – the US Department of Transportation, Jersey offcials, who are similarly planning imminent invest- Offce of the Secretary –

  • MR Jul-20#24 Ship Emissions
The Path to Zero
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    Ship Emissions The Path to Zero Photo: © Tryfonov/Adobe Stock A team led by ABS has been awarded a contract by the European Commission (EC) to explore future directions for the IMO’s Energy Effciency Design Index (EEDI) for ships. he landmark study will look at ways to the main focus will be on the types

  • MR Jul-20#23 Communications 
or email messaging similar to a traditional)
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    Communications or email messaging similar to a traditional corporate network, complex, offering huge advantages for maintaining effcien- these applications depend on a reliable network that is capable cy and boosting customer satisfaction while needing a large of handling varying levels of data at the

  • MR Jul-20#22 Communications 
Smart management is needed as wave 
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    Communications Smart management is needed as wave of digitalization transforms maritime Photo: © metamorworks/AdobeStock s the shipping industry undergoes major formation systems. Smart network management platforms also transformation, with operations becomingly deliver automatic matching of demand of

  • MR Jul-20#21 Leadership Training
leadership training.  What I came to)
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    Leadership Training leadership training. What I came to realize and read over and ing leadership training to both practical exercises and academic over again is that although there may be people with innate peo- theory is important to develop in students the knowledge of ple skills that make it easier

  • MR Jul-20#20  level offcers to have  dard operating procedures) For Management)
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    . Included in that update were (Development, implementation, and oversight of stan- training requirements for management level offcers to have dard operating procedures) For Management Level training in Leadership and Managerial Skills. Junior offcers offcers only. are trained at an operational level