Time has come for shipping to open up
Wärtsilä’s new Head of Digital says transparency will determine pace of change in development of technology.
By Adam Corbett, TradeWinds
Finland’s Wartsila took a major step forward in the digitalisation of its business through the acquisition of ship-performance company Eniram earlier this year. It was preceded by the appointment of Mikko Tepponen as digitalisation director at Wartsila Services. Tepponen made his name in digitising the Finnish mining and processing business, and now is ready to help Wartsila Services achieve its ambition of making digital operations “a cornerstone for the future”.
Interview with Eniram by Ship & Bunker
Interview with Eniram: First Major Product Since Wärtsilä Acquisition Ready for Launch
In July, Wärtsilä announced its acquisition of Finnish marine energy management company, Eniram Oy (Eniram). With technology set to play an ever increasing role in bunker savings and overall operational efficiency, Ship & Bunker talked to Eniram Managing Director Henrik Dahl about what we can expect following the acquisition, both in the near term, and what might be possible in the longer term.
The exciting news is that Eniram SkyLight, what Dahl describes as a radically new approach to performance management, is set to launch this month.
Helsingfors profilerar sig inom smart havsteknologi
Sjöfart och it har under olika tidsperioder utgjort hörnstenar i finländskt näringsliv. Genom att förena kunnandet försöker Helsingfors profilera sig som centrum för framtidens smarta sjöfartsteknologi. För tio år sedan var Henrik Dahl med och grundade Eniram, ett företag som förenar sjöfart och it-kunnande. Eniram, med huvudkontor på Drumsö, utvecklar lösningar som sänker fartygens bränsleförbrukning med hjälp av big data-insamling och -analys.
Energy Management Cooperation
Cruise Industry News
When the Quantum of the Seas is delivered in late October, she will have a new ship-wide energy management system (EMS) developed by Metso and Eniram in cooperation with Royal Caribbean and Meyer Werft. Metso has been responsible for machinery, hotel automation and energy performance optimization and Eniram for voyage optimization.
Interview: Attaining Business Intelligence
World Maritime News
In a world swamped by software solutions providing various types of information and data it has become difficult to choose those tools that extract the data we actually need. Ships have been integrating these high-tech solutions at an ever growing pace, becoming more automated and reliant on technology. But what are the real benefits and how are they measured?
Finnish invention slashes ship emissions
YLE & Helsingin Sanomat
Finnish energy conservation firm Eniram has been selected as one of the best European clean technology companies of the decade by the Cleantech Group. The Finnish firm’s software is in high demand to help ships cut fuel use and emissions.
- Yle Areena news clip – view here (start at 2m 54s)
- Yle news article – read here
- Helsingin Sanomat – read here (in Finnish)