Norway to fund NYK and Dualog cyber-risk management system

Norwegian government’s innovation fund will provide two years’ funding to new project for the development of a cyber-risk management system for ships, initiated by Japanese shipping company NYK and maritime IT innovator Dualog. The funding will enable NYK to carry out  cyber security trials on 50 NYK-operated vessels.

In line with the IMO’s guidelines on maritime cyber-risk management, NYK entered a strategic partnership with Dualog in 2017, and has been developing data-sharing between ship and...

https://safety4sea.com/norway-to-fund-nyk-and-dualog-cyber-risk-management-system/

NYK forges new R&D deal with maritime technology firm Dualog

Japanese shipping firm NYK and Norwegian maritime technology firm Dualog have signed a research and development agreement to develop new solutions for improved ship management.

Known as Cepa Shield, the project will be financially supported by Innovation Norway, a state-owned company and a national development bank.

According to the agreement, the partners will develop digitised products and services, which will be initially tested on 50 ships.

After completion of the trial, the solution will be...

https://www.ship-technology.com/news/nyk-dualog-ship/

Fuel requirements when transmitting through Panama Canal, amid sulphur cap

Fuel requirements when transmitting through Panama Canal, amid sulphur cap
The Panama Canal joined the regions where discharge of wash water from open-loop Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems has been prohibited, publishing a marine advisory to assist stakeholders of the fuel requirements when anchoring, transiting through and docking at terminals in Panama Canal waters.

As Panama followsthose who have already prohibited the use of open loop scrubbers, the Authority issued two marine notices informing of the steps to be taken to be in line with the Canal’s requirements; In...

https://safety4sea.com/fuel-requirements-when-transmitting-through-panama-canal-amid-sulphur-cap/

NYK develops a condition-based maintenance system for autonomous vessels

NYK develops a condition-based maintenance system for autonomous vessels
NYK Group finalised a research agreement to launch a developing condition-based maintenance (CBM) system, a new maintenance and management system to be used for the machineries of autonomous ships, while also has begun the verification of the system during the actual ship operation, providing a new way of fixing vessel’s machinery while it’s on operation.

Traditionally, the time-based maintenance (TBM) requires a vessel to pause operations for a specific timeframe, for inspections, even if...

https://safety4sea.com/nyk-develops-a-condition-based-maintenance-system-for-autonomous-vessels/

NYK & Norwegian Government Join Forces To Develop Cyber-Risk Management System

NYK Norwegian government cyber security

NYK and Dualog,* a cutting-edge innovator of maritime IT, announced that a new project for the development of a cyber-risk management system for ships will receive two years of funding from the Norwegian government fund Innovation Norway.**

Background

In accordance with recent developments in information and communication technology, ships remain connected to the internet and continually share data between ship and shore. Ship data is monitored onshore using IoT, and electronic chart data is...

https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/nyk-norwegian-government-join-forces-to-develop-cyber-risk-management-system/

US energy regulator approves LNG terminals at Port of Brownsville

Three LNG companies are set to establish their LNG export facilities at the Port of Brownsville in Texas, US, with a total investment of $38.75bn.

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has granted permission to Texas LNG, NextDecade, and Annova LNG to go ahead with the planned construction of the LNG export facilities at the port.

Brownsville Navigation District Chairman John Reed said: “Today’s announcement is another significant milestone in making these energy projects a reality...

https://www.ship-technology.com/news/port-of-brownsville-lng/