New High-Pressure SCR for Two-Stroke Engines Lands First Reference

Uniquely, MAN Energy Solutions offers both SCR and EGR as NOx solutions within two-stroke sector




MAN Energy Solutions has announced the very first order for its SCR-HP (Selective Catalytic Reduction – High Pressure) product. Mitsui (MES) has ordered 3 × SCR-HP (cluster 3) units in connection with the building of three 87k-dwt bulk carriers for the Ocean 21 Holdings company.


Each bulker will be powered by a single MAN B&W 6S46ME-B8.5 low-speed engine delivering 9,900 kW at 84 rpm, and aspirated by an MAN TCA66 turbocharger. The engines will accordingly meet IMO Tier III emission standards. Delivery dates for the three SCR-HP packages are set respectively for December 2019, and March and May 2020.


Ralph Klaunig, Vice President, MAN Energy Solutions, said: “The MAN SCR-HP is the market’s most compact system. Regardless, it’s always a challenge – and an important milestone – to land a first reference but we expect MAN SCR-HP sales to push on now as a result of this order. Crucially, we are now the only manufacturer capable of delivering both exhaust-gas after-treatment solutions: high-pressure selective catalytic reduction, and exhaust-gas recirculation – including an electrical turbo blower. This allows our two-stroke customers to choose their preferred option as best fits their situation. It is also another step towards a greener future for the shipping industry and global trade as a whole.”


Klaunig continued: “With this engine and turbocharger – both built under license by Mitsui – and the SCR-HP built in-house at our Deggendorf facility, MAN Energy Solutions can rightly call itself a supplier of complete solutions. As an original equipment designer and manufacturer, our product knowledge gives us the greatest competence to develop and fine-tune solutions to our customers’ great benefit.”


SCR-HP background

MAN Energy Solutions introduced SCR-HP along with licensee, MES, in 2017. The development of the new system is based on MAN’s in-house competence with four-stroke engines, for which it can already reference more than 650,000 operating hours.


The MAN SCR-HP is available for two-stroke engines of all bore sizes and reduces – through internal catalytic reaction – NOx exhaust emissions to IMO Tier III limits. With specially developed honeycombs and honeycomb materials, as well as an integrated mixing unit, the overall size of the reactor has been drastically reduced compared to typical market designs and its medium-speed counterpart.


NOx solutions

Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) is an internal engine process that prevents the formation of NOx by controlling the combustion process, while Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) is an after-treatment method that uses a catalyst and an additive to reduce the NOx generated by the combustion process.


The MAN SCR-HP Series

The SCR-HP comes in six frame sizes, covering engines up to 25 MW with one reactor for the entire exhaust stream. Larger engines will require two reactors, which can be arranged in a multi-setup similar to turbochargers.


The SCR-HP system consists of the reactor – including mixing unit, urea injection lance, honeycombs and soot blowers – along with a module-based supply system, as well as the reactor’s control unit that communicates with the engine-control system.


The SCR-HP system is available for Scheme A and Scheme B classification approval. Scheme A approval includes a certification of the complete system on the engine test bed, SCR and original piping.


Approval via Scheme B reduces complexity for all involved parties. The engine is tested in IMO Tier II mode on a test bed. MAN Energy Solutions then models the SCR system and calculates the Tier III mode. On the parent engine, this mode is certified on board during engine commissioning. This Scheme B approval is confirmed by several classification societies and reduces the test demands required of the engine licensee. The process is well established in MAN’s medium-speed sector, and over 100 systems are already in the order book awaiting Scheme B certification.



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Crowley Continues Strong Start to 2019 with Arrival of 1,500 New Containers  



To better serve its diverse customer base, Crowley Logistics has invested almost $30 million in new cargo carrying equipment over the last year. The latest arrivals under this acquisition include 1,500, 45-foot (102-inch wide) dry container units, which are being delivered to multiple port locations where they will be assimilated into Crowley’s equipment fleet. 


These containers follow the company’s December 2018 receipt of 400 new 40-foot, high-cube refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers for use by perishables customers between the U.S., Central America and the Caribbean. The company expects to receive 150 new, 40-foot flat-racks in the coming months to serve these markets as well. 


“As we enhance and grow our services to meet the needs of customers, our investment in new equipment is crucial to ensuring we have the industry’s best equipment in the right locations, when it is needed by our customers – especially when it comes to the diverse products we handle,” said Steve Collar, senior vice president and general manager, Crowley Logistics. “In fact, since 2013, we’ve reduced the average age of our equipment fleet from over 15 years to an average of nine. This modernization allows us to continue to serve the needs of our customers with fast, reliable solutions, and will continue to be a focus for our logistics team.”


Since 2003, Crowley has invested nearly half-a-billion dollars in new cargo equipment for its fleet. Today, the company operates more than 53,000 pieces of owned and leased intermodal equipment, including more than 19,500 chassis, 23,000 dry containers and 5,200 refrigerated containers – all of which come in a variety of sizes and are strategically located throughout the U.S, Central America and the Caribbean.



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SURVITEC RECEIVES DNV GL CERTIFICATION FOR GLOBAL SAFETY INSPECTIONS

 

Survitec has received DNV GL Z-17 certification as a class-approved service provider for all DNV-GL classed vessels operating various brands of safety and survival equipment, including lifeboats, liferafts, marine evacuation systems (MES) and fire-fighting equipment and breathing apparatus.

“The certification means that all Survitec sites carrying out work on lifeboats, fire-fighting equipment, SCBA and LSA to ships and mobile offshore units (MOU) to SOLAS standards are included in the Z-17 approval,” said Mats Hestmann, Group Quality, Health and Safety Manager, Survitec.

“Survitec is also approved to carry out class-approved annual inspections services, making it much easier for shipowners and managers to ensure their safety and survival systems are certified, compliant and, above all, safe, saving time and money. We now offer customers a true one-stop-shop for all their ship fire-fighting and survival products.”

The servicing/inspection of onboard safety equipment is often carried out by shore-based companies, with classification societies using service companies’ reports and recommendations on which to base their certification and documentation, such as a vessel’s Safety Equipment Certificate. 

In order to carry out work on other manufacturers’ products, particularly lifeboats, MES, fire-fighting equipment, including BA, the service provider has to meet a series of stringent procedural and training requirements, as set by an IACS member classification society.

Through three fully-owned training centres, Survitec trains its teams to provide inspection and maintenance services across multiple brands in order to meet ship/fleet managers’ safety requirements. Survitec is confident that ship and fleet managers will take advantage of our global approval and anticipates an increase in inspection and maintenance services.

Paul Watkins, Regulatory and Compliance Manager, Survitec, said: “We have had global approval for most of our service stations for a number of years, but some legacy Survitec sites and those stations brought under the Survitec umbrella following acquisition previously had local certification. Now we have the global Z-17 Approval, we able to carry out inspection, maintenance and repair work onboard all DNV GL-classed vessels worldwide.

“While it is the crew’s responsibility to service and maintain their vessels’ lifesaving equipment, verified by an authorised service supplier, annual and five-year inspection and testing of this equipment must be carried out by an authorised service supplier.”

DNV GL, the world’s largest classification society providing services to more than 13,000 vessels and mobile offshore units, carried out a number of Z-17 audits at several Survitec service sites, following which approval was granted in early January 2019.

“Special thanks go to the lifeboat team in Aberdeen for making this possible,” said Watkins. “Their commitment and dedication to maritime safety has helped open up new possibilities for Survitec, offering approved services to all DNV GL-classed ships in all our service areas.”

All Survitec sites carrying out service work on lifeboats, fire-fighting equipment, SCBA and LSA to ships and mobile offshore units (MOU) to SOLAS requirements, are included in the Z-17 approval.

A key benefit for Survitec customers is that its SOLAS 360 service concept can be offered across all the company’s service stations, improving capacity and capability.

“We are now able to more comprehensively meet our customers’ requirements, based on our service capabilities to deliver a more competitive playing field at the port,” added Hestmann. “We are bringing the full Survitec potential to bear.”



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Wärtsilä ship design chosen for state-of-the-art fishing vessel


The technology group Wärtsilä will provide the ship design, as well as the main engine and other propulsion equipment, for a new state-of-the-art fishing vessel. The ship will be built at the Balenciaga shipyard in Spain for Castlehill, the Fraserburgh, Scotland based owners. The order with Wärtsilä was booked in November 2018.


The 69.8 metres long ‘Resolute’ will replace an existing trawler of the same name in the owner’s fleet. When delivered in 2020, this innovative vessel will provide high efficiency, and will represent the latest in ship designs for fishing industry purposes. It will operate in the fishing grounds of the North Sea.


“We have earlier worked closely with both Castlehill and the Balenciaga yard, and we are pleased to be cooperating with them again on this benchmark project. Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision supports the development of efficient and environmentally sustainable solutions, and this ship will certainly meet those criteria,” says Riku-Pekka Hägg, Director, Ship Design, Wärtsilä Marine.


“Wärtsilä has tremendous experience and an excellent track record in producing advanced fishing vessel designs, and we are confident that this latest design will meet our expectations. We also appreciate Wärtsilä’s positive cooperation during the concept development phase of this project,” says Georg West, owner.


In addition to the ship design and relevant documentation, Wärtsilä will also supply a Wärtsilä 32 main engine, as well as the gear, shaft line, stern tube and combined pitch propeller (CPP). Under a separate agreement, the company will also develop a concept that can be used for the owner’s application for an extended fishing quota.



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Polish Szczecin is top bulk terminal in new BIMCO report



Dry Bulk Terminal Vetting Report 2018.pdf



The best performing port, in BIMCO’s Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting Report 2018, is Szczecin in Poland. The report collected input from 144 ships covering 381 terminals. A total of 97% of the reports were rated as average or better, which gave an average rating of 3.6 (out of five). The result is a marginal better than last year’s results.



“I think, in many ways, the report shows an encouraging trend, that bulk terminals generally perform well - only four reports were rated as “poor”, says Aron Sorensen, Head of Maritime Technology and Regulation at BIMCO.


The reports show that good communication between ship and terminal is a crucial part of port performance and is factor acknowledged in written responses by captains.


The number of reports contributed to BIMCO rose by 52% to 916 in total, increasing the number of ports covered by 102. Albeit, the reports originate from a small number of companies, which partly explains a somewhat skewed geographical spread of the report.


“I think this information is valuable to both the shipowners and the ports, but we are still far from satisfied with the number of reports submitted to us for this initiative,” Sorensen says.


Ideally, BIMCO would like to have 1000 ships participating in the survey.


The top five ports were:

1. Szczecin, Poland

2. Quebec, Canada

3. Newcastle, Australia

4. Gladstone, Australia

5. Ciénaga, Colombia


The report indicates improved communication between the terminals and the ships, but adequate language skills remain a problem in some locations.


The survey also looked into waste handling, and the number of ships experiencing a terminal’s refusal to collect garbage or exorbitant prices to do so, is still too high, according to the report.


“We need terminals and ports to live up to their responsibility and receive waste at a reasonable price,” Sorensen says.


Another point of concern was that the setting of gangways was impossible in 11% of all cases, thereby restricting the access to and from the ship. This is clearly unacceptable and must be addressed as a safety matter.


For additional details, please download the full report at the BIMCO website.


About BIMCO

BIMCO is the world's largest international shipping association, with around 2,000 members in more than 120 countries, representing 56% of the world’s tonnage. Our global membership includes shipowners, operators, managers, brokers and agents. BIMCO is a nonprofit organisation. 


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Sunseeker International and Rolls-Royce to present first production yacht with MTU hybrid power in 2020



British luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International and Rolls-Royce have agreed to present the first yacht fitted with an MTU series production hybrid propulsion system in 2020. At Boot Düsseldorf from 19 until 27 January Sunseeker and MTU will present the new hybrid propulsion system in hall 6 at booth B61.


Sean Robertson, Sales Director at Sunseeker International commented: “Sunseeker has always led the industry by innovating and being first to market so it is entirely appropriate that we are the first luxury performance yacht manufacturer to partner with MTU Hybrid Power which will revolutionise how all customers power their boats over the coming years. The way owners are using their boats continues to evolve with efficiency and noise reduction now as important as features and volume which all contribute to their ultimate purchase decision. This latest hybrid technology will feature in a brand new model launching in 2020 and will allow owners a choice of multiple operating modes from all-electric with zero emissions through to use of the twin 12-cylinder diesel engines delivering efficient class-leading performance. We will always be led by our customers who are seeking the highest levels of innovation to match their extended cruising aspirations.”


Knut Müller, Head of Marine and Government Business at MTU, said: “The combination of diesel engines and electric motors, in addition to batteries and their variable areas of application, offer yacht owners significant benefits. Silent cruising, combined with low vibration and emission levels, offer tremendous gains in terms of on-board comfort. High performance levels, efficiency, environmental compatibility and the flexibility of the propulsion system are of great interest today when operating a yacht. We believe that the focus in the future yacht industry will be more and more on smart and innovative system solutions rather than just focussing on the power output level.”


Completely integrated hybrid propulsion system fitted with MTU Series 2000 engines

The new Sunseeker yacht will have an integrated MTU hybrid propulsion system. It will consist of two 12-cylinder MTU Series 2000 diesel engines (each delivering around 1,432 kW/ 1,947 hp), on-board generators, electric propulsion modules, transmission system, batteries, control and monitoring systems and can be expanded on a modular basis.


The yacht will be provided with six different operating modes that are easy to operate, including the automated “smart hybrid” and “charge hybrid” modes, which enable all power sources to be used as required. In an “electric mode” the yacht propulsion and on-board power can be supplied continuously by the generators, providing optimisation of fuel consumption and comfort on-board for long and overnight passages. In “silent mode”, which uses power solely from the batteries, up to 40 minutes of propulsion and 120 minutes of on-board power are available with each pair of MTU batteries installed, with no emissions produced whatsoever.


Successful collaboration going back more than 18 years 

Sunseeker and MTU UK have had a successful working relationship for more than 18 years, with over 1.8 million hp of MTU power installed in yachts with lengths of between 20 and 47 metres. As early as 2010, the two companies laid the basis for the hybrid propulsion system in tests that were carried out on a prototype yacht.



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La Méridionale, French ferry operator achieves proven savings through Wärtsilä’s Eniram energy management technology



Eniram, a Wärtsilä company and French ferry operator La Méridionale, have taken notable steps on digitalising La Méridionale’s fleet with the help of the latest energy management technology. This partnership is in line with Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision, which through the extensive use of digitalisation, will enable the efficient use of resources with the least possible impact on the environment.


The ‘Piana’, a ro-pax ferry that travels between Marseille and Corsica, was equipped with Eniram Trim and Speed solutions in April 2017. The evaluation period,La Méridionale, French ferry operator achieves proven savings through Wärtsilä’s Eniram energy management technology


Eniram, a Wärtsilä company and French ferry operator La Méridionale, have taken notable steps on digitalising La Méridionale’s fleet with the help of the latest energy management technology. This partnership is in line with Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision, which through the extensive use of digitalisation, will enable the efficient use of resources with the least possible impact on the environment.


The ‘Piana’, a ro-pax ferry that travels between Marseille and Corsica, was equipped with Eniram Trim and Speed solutions in April 2017. The evaluation period, which ended in summer 2018, resulted in annualized fuel savings of around 2%. These savings enable payback on the investment in just two years. The savings analysis showed a clear relationship between the rate of usage of the optimisation tools and the savings achieved. The reduction in fuel consumption also delivers a corresponding reduction in exhaust emissions.


“Performance is one of our core values. To develop our technological capability, we chose Wärtsilä’s Eniram energy management and optimization technology. Together with Wärtsilä, we were able to achieve tangible and sustainable savings, which have been accessed thanks to their advanced products, support and training. We will definitely scale these great results to our entire fleet while discovering new possibilities for utilising the data,” comments Christophe Seguinot, Technical Director, La Méridionale.


“This is an excellent case of successful cooperation between Wärtsilä and the customer. By working closely with La Méridionale, we have been able to evolve our products to meet the specific needs of ferry operations, and we appreciate La Méridionale’s positive support throughout this process. We look forward to applying the experience to the rest of their fleet”, comments Andrew Rayner, Senior Sales Manager, Eniram.


La Méridionale operates from Marseille for more than 80 years and is one of the port’s oldest ship-owners. Its activities have developed considerably since it was founded. It now runs a daily service to Corsica, as well as a once-weekly service to Sardinia for both passengers and freight.


Eniram was acquired by Wärtsilä Corporation in July 2016. The company was established in 2005, and today provides the marine industry with leading insights for asset, operations, and commercial shipping management. The Eniram Insight Factory provides decision-making support for its partners based on real time data collection, statistical modelling, and predictive simulations. The company’s mission is to maximize the efficiency, cost effectiveness, and overall profitability of its customers’ operations, while cutting harmful emissions. which ended in summer 2018, resulted in annualized fuel savings of around 2%. These savings enable payback on the investment in just two years. The savings analysis showed a clear relationship between the rate of usage of the optimisation tools and the savings achieved. The reduction in fuel consumption also delivers a corresponding reduction in exhaust emissions.


“Performance is one of our core values. To develop our technological capability, we chose Wärtsilä’s Eniram energy management and optimization technology. Together with Wärtsilä, we were able to achieve tangible and sustainable savings, which have been accessed thanks to their advanced products, support and training. We will definitely scale these great results to our entire fleet while discovering new possibilities for utilising the data,” comments Christophe Seguinot, Technical Director, La Méridionale.


“This is an excellent case of successful cooperation between Wärtsilä and the customer. By working closely with La Méridionale, we have been able to evolve our products to meet the specific needs of ferry operations, and we appreciate La Méridionale’s positive support throughout this process. We look forward to applying the experience to the rest of their fleet”, comments Andrew Rayner, Senior Sales Manager, Eniram.


La Méridionale operates from Marseille for more than 80 years and is one of the port’s oldest ship-owners. Its activities have developed considerably since it was founded. It now runs a daily service to Corsica, as well as a once-weekly service to Sardinia for both passengers and freight.


Eniram was acquired by Wärtsilä Corporation in July 2016. The company was established in 2005, and today provides the marine industry with leading insights for asset, operations, and commercial shipping management. The Eniram Insight Factory provides decision-making support for its partners based on real time data collection, statistical modelling, and predictive simulations. The company’s mission is to maximize the efficiency, cost effectiveness, and overall profitability of its customers’ operations, while cutting harmful emissions.



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SYNERGY GROUP FLEET BOOSTED BY NEW 20,000+ TEU CONTAINERSHIP



Synergy Group has taken delivery of Ever Gifted, an Ultra Large Container Vessel (ULCV) newbuilding constructed by renowned Japanese shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding.


Currently under Synergy’s technical management on Evergreen Line’s popular Far East-North Europe and Mediterranean service, the 20,000+ TEU capacity ULCV is one of the largest container ships in service worldwide.


“As a leader within the ship management sector, we are thrilled to join the 20,000+ TEU club,” said Captain Rajesh Unni, CEO and Founder of Singapore-headquartered Synergy Group. 


“The Ever Gifted is one of the highest capacity container ships currently in service. It is also one of the most efficient, enviro-friendly and impressive vessels deployed across Evergreen’s service network. It offers fuel-efficient headhaul options and slow steaming variations on backhauls. We are absolutely delighted to have been entrusted with its safe operation.”


The Singapore-flagged, 199,489dwt Ever Gifted has an overall length (L.O.A) of 399.98 metres, beam of 58.8 metres, total capacity of 20,388 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) and 1,300 reefer points.


Fitted with a fuel optimised MAN B&W 11-cylinder G95ME engine, Ever Gifted offers a service speed of 23.2 knots and weighs in at 217,762 MT.


On January 15, Synergy will take delivery of Ever Grade, a sistership of Ever Gifted also constructed by Imabari Shipbuilding. “We eagerly look forward to the addition of the next set of ULCVs joining our fleet in the very near future as their Owners take advantage of our expertise in the management of the world’s largest container ships,” said Captain Unni.


“With a fleet of more than 200 vessels covering all sectors of the commercial maritime fleet, adding these ULCVs to our fleet further emphasises how Synergy Group has cemented it status as one of the world’s leading shipmanagers.”


Synergy continues to break new ground in technical and commercial shipmanagement innovation, consistently demonstrating its ability to manage the most technologically-advanced vessels joining the global fleet. In November last year, Synergy also joined with leading shipowners Reederei NORD and NISSEN Kaiun to set up N2Tankers, a new Aframax tanker pool (Read More). 


“I think we have shown time and again that Synergy is uniquely equipped to take on the most demanding technical and commercial shipmanagement challenges,” said Captain Unni.


“Two years ago, we prepared and trained specialised crew to operate the world’s first Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC). It is challenges like these that we excel in. It’s not only about managing traditional ships. As a technical partner for shipowners, we need to be prepared to take on the challenges posed by new technology.


“Larger ships result in more complexity. New technology brings many unknowns. Modern shipmanagement is about preparing the next generation of crew to face these challenges and put in place processes that work seamlessly for these new kinds of vessel operations. Our teams have proven over and over that they can find the right solutions.


“These achievements would not be possible if our onshore and seagoing staff were not equipped and supported to ensure they perform to the peak of their capabilities.


“It’s all about people and building a unique culture. It takes time, but every step in that journey is worthwhile.”


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Jensen Maritime Provides Design for Shaver Transportation’s New Tugboat – Samantha S 




Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company, has provided the detailed design for Shaver Transportation Company’s new, Z-drive tug – Samantha S. The multi-purpose tug was built at Diversified Marine Inc., in Portland, Ore., and is operating along the West Coast. The tug is ABS-classed and carries a FFV1 firefighting notation.


The 112-foot by 44-foot tug has a 22-foot draft, was built for escort, ocean towing and ship assist, and has firefighting capabilities if needed. The tug features a raised pilot house and a squared forward end. The large, flat bow allows the tug to come up flat against the transom of ocean-going ships in the Columbia River. The tug is equipped with two wire winches forward, and six aft, for hard wiring to the stern of large ships for escort. It has an enhanced fuel capacity of 108,000 gallons for offshore and rescue tows and accommodations for up to 10 crewmembers.


She is outfitted with a pair of GE 12V250 U.S. EPA Tier IV, medium-speed diesel main engines; a pair of Rolls Royce 305, four-bladed z-Drives; a pair of EPA Tier III, John Deere 6090A generators; and one Caterpillar C32 fire pump power plant. The engines are rated at 4,218 HP each, and will provide enough power to develop an estimated 230,000 pounds of bollard pull.


Her deck machinery consists of the previously listed eight deck winches, all of which are Wintech 120-ton (SWL) winches; one Rapp HA-149H-250 escort winch; and a Rapp double drum AHTW-75H-165 tow winch. The fire pump and the two fire monitors are provided by Fire Fighting Systems U.S. agent, Inmar Systems. The firefighting system has the capability to pump more than 12,000 gallons per minute to fight marine and near shore fires.


“The size and special features of Samantha S demonstrate our ability to provide agile, efficient vessels for a variety of requirements,” said Bryan Nichols, director, business development, Jensen. “This tug is the latest multi-purpose escort, ocean towing and assist tugboat to hit the water from our diverse design portfolio which includes all types of workboats from 55-foot push boats to 225-foot anchor-handling tugs.” 



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Epic Gas simplifies navigation by switching to GNS and Voyager




Leader in digital navigation wins contract to supply chart data and software tools to the entire Epic Gas fleet


GNS, the maritime technology company, has been awarded the contract to supply the fleet of Singapore-based Epic Gas Ship Management and its shore-based marine team with a complete navigation solution.


GNS won the contract following a competitive tender during which Epic Gas ran extensive sea and shore-based trials over a six-month period evaluating solutions from three vendors. Key evaluation criteria were intuitiveness of the software and simplicity of the end-to-end service, which includes everything from route planning and monitoring through to the efficient transfer of ENCs to ECDIS for voyage execution.


Capt. Martin Brzuska, Head of Group Marine Assurance, DPA at Epic Gas said:


“The most important thing for us is safe transportation of our cargoes globally. We wanted a solution that would really enhance bridge operations and support our crews in improving safety and efficiency onboard, Crew feedback on the GNS solution during our trials was exceptional across all areas in particular ease of use and simplicity, as well as the sophistication of the tools provided. GNS’s Voyager solution has become a great tool for us.”


GNS will provide digital charts and publications, paper products and navigational software tools to Epic’s fleet of 38 modern and high quality fully pressurised gas tankers. GNS will also provide its new GPS overlay that provides real time vessel positioning back of bridge and its V-Drive tool for transferring ENCs and updates to ECDIS.


The deal also includes Voyager FLEET INSIGHT, the company’s online service for ship managers, which will give the office team at Epic Gas access to a rich set of fleet analytics as well as office-based tools to help enhance the safety and compliance of the fleet even further.


Epic Gas completed its roll out of GNS services across of the fleet in Q4 of 2018.



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