Inmarsat and Rolls-Royce sign ship Energy Management agreement

Inmarsat and Rolls-Royce have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to have the option to make the Rolls-Royce Energy Management system available via Inmarsat Maritime’s Fleet Xpress high-speed broadband service, to reduce energy consumption and support environmental compliance. With data collected from a multitude of ship control systems and equipment sensors, Energy Management 2.0 also […]

KPMG appoints new UK head of transport

KPMG has today (Thursday) announced that Ed Thomas has been appointed as the firm’s UK head of transport, with immediate effect. Mr Thomas joined KPMG as a graduate in 1995 and was promoted to Partner in 2013. He has been central to KPMG’s transport advisory business since he joined. Specialising in rail, he has led […]

NAVTOR signals ambitions in America with US office

E-navigation specialist NAVTOR has set its sights on the US shipping market with a new office opening in Seattle. The Norwegian business, which has built a global network of facilities since forming in 2011, has, until now, serviced the territory from its Egersund headquarters. However, growing demand Stateside for the firm’s innovative product portfolio has […]

Wärtsilä marine gear boxes to be produced by Siemens

The technology group Wärtsilä and Flender (Siemens AG, Mechanical Drives) have reached an agreement regarding the contract manufacturing of Wärtsilä’s marine gear box portfolio. With immediate effect, the assembly and testing of the gear boxes will be moved to the Siemens Mechanical Drives facilities in Voerde, Germany. By taking advantage of synergies with processes developed […]

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