NEWS AND VIEWS FROM SHIPPINGINSIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS – WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 25

Last Call for Hotel Conference Rate

hotelIf you haven’t yet booked your rooms at the Stamford Marriott for SHIPPINGInsight 2017, there’s still time.  The special conference room rate of $184 expires at midnight Friday Sept 29.  After that the regular published room rate will apply.  Use the convenient online booking portal or phone the hotel reservation desk and ask for the SHIPPINGInsight rate.

 

Profiting from Data

art1August 25, 2017 — The method most shipowners use to monitor a vessel’s performance hasn’t changed much in decades. The captain sends his ship’s status to the home office every day in a Noon Report, which contains the distance traveled, the propeller slip, the fuel remaining on board and other key metrics. Continue Reading…

The Maritime ExecutiveMAN marks first conversion of boxship to LNG

art2September 21, 2017 — (HAMBURG, Germany) — At a recent event at the Hamburg offices of MAN Diesel & Turbo, Dr. Uwe Lauber, company CEO, presented Gerd Wessels, managing owner of Wessels Reederei, with a takeover certificate marking the formal conclusion of the Wes Amelie liquefied natural gas (LNG) conversion project. Continue Reading…

professional-mariner-logoCMA CGM agrees digital transformation partnership with Infosys

art3September 19, 2017 — Container shipping giant CMA CGM has signed a strategic partnership with technology consulting firm Infosys, with the goal of transforming CMA CGM’s IT applications and processes over a seven-year period.
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DigitalShipEuropean Shipowners Discuss Emissions Reductions

art4September 21, 2017 — “In our seminar this week, we discussed with our stakeholders and European decision-makers different measures that enable to minimise the environmental impact of the shipping sector. In one analysis, the measures were divided in categories including the Technical and operational measures, Alternative fuels and Logistics related to the speed management of a vessel”, explained Tor Christian Sletner, the Chairman of European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA)’s Air Emissions Working Group and Director, Head of Environment of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association. Continue Reading…

MarineLinkRolls-Royce and Inmarsat in LOI on energy management system

art5September 21, 2017 — Satellite communications provider Inmarsat and Rolls-Royce have signed a Letter of Intent to make the Rolls-Royce Energy Management system optionally available via Inmarsat Maritime’s Fleet Xpress high speed broadband service, to reduce energy consumption and support environmental compliance. Continue Reading…

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