Shanghai Ming Wah sets up ABB Ability ™ Tekomar XPERT fleetwide after gas cost savings

Shanghai Ming Wah sets up ABB Ability ™ Tekomar XPERT fleetwide after gas cost savings
ABB Turbocharging as well as Shanghai Ming Wah Shipping Co authorize the order to mount ABB Ability ™ Tekomar XPERT throughout the ship proprietor’s fleet (Image Courtesy: ABB)

ABB is to mount its advanced engine diagnostics software application ABB Ability ™ Tekomar XPERT on 12 mass providers run by Shanghai Ming Wah Shipping Co (Shang Ming Wah).

The fleetwide implementation complies with a test on 2 ships which began in February 2019 as well as a preliminary order covering 4 vessels in June 2019. The order for the continuing to be 8 vessels was obtained in July this year.

Under the preliminary order, ABB Ability ™ Tekomar XPERT assisted Shang Ming Wah save 0.62 lots of gas daily on each of the 4 ships. One vessel, with a MALE B&W 6S42MC major engine, tape-recorded a gas conserving of 4.3 g/kWh, highlighting the considerable gas intake benefits the software application can offer high-powered engines particularly. The reduced gas usage will certainly result in a remarkable enhancement in ecological efficiency, decreasing fleetwide CARBON DIOXIDE exhausts by an awaited 5,800 heaps a year.

Chen Qiuhua, General Manager, Shanghai Ming Wah Ship Management Center, stated: “With changing market conditions, Shanghai Ming Wah is embracing digital technologies while improving management efficiency, which will enable us to retain our full strength and market competitiveness. ABB is our trusted partner and the Tekomar XPERT digital solution helps our fleet optimize operations while creating a better experience for our customers.”

Tekomar XPERT evaluations turbocharger as well as engine efficiency to supply pre-emptive cautions as well as referrals which can stop engine failings. In one remarkable instance, Tekomar XPERT assisted Shanghai Ming Wah identify high cyndrical tube stress in one engine. High stress enhance the mechanical lots on cyndrical tube elements as well as can result in functional dangers.

Xu Gang, Head of Services for ABB Turbocharging in China, stated: “In an increasingly digital world, we continue to seek technological innovations to provide customers with more advanced solutions such as Tekomar XPERT. ABB Turbocharging and Shanghai Ming Wah have established a good foundation through many years of cooperation, and this agreement has further strengthened our collaboration.”

Tekomar XPERT equips ship proprietors as well as drivers with crucial engine signs supplied by means of user-friendly control panels, enabling them to keep track of, maximize as well as benchmark engine efficiency while avoiding engine troubles. It operates on any type of engine, despite kind or age as well as is improved ABB’s Ability ™ system with the highest possible criteria of cyber safety.

Sea News, September 17

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