April 18th, 2019
In order to optimize overall engine efficiency without compromising on the reliability of its two vessels, M Pallonji Logistics placed order for Tekomar XPERT engine performance diagnostics and advisory software. India-based M Pallonji will use Tekomar XPERT for its ‘MP Kamsarmax 1’ and ‘MP Ultramax 1’ vessels.
September 19th, 2018
Two French ferry operators are piloting a first vessel with Tekomar XPERT to evaluate the value of engine performance analytics and advisory on their four stroke driven mechanical and diesel electric ferries. The software can offer the same benefits as for any other diesel engine - maintaining optimum engine performance and reliablity. With the independence of engine maker and type ABB Ability ™ Tekomar XPERT is already a preferred engine performance system in the merchant marine market.
September 11th, 2018
Matson Inc and V Ship Boston have equiped one vessel each with Tekomar XPERT engine performance diagnostics and advisory software. Matson Inc uses Tekomar XPERT as the engine performance analytics tool. ABB Ability™ Marine Advisory Suite – OCTOPUS has been installed for ship performance monitoring and optimization. V Ships has installed the software to enhance engine performance diagnostics not only on the main engine but also get advice to improve performance on all auxiliary engines with one system.
July 14th, 2018
Tekomar XPERT has established as a standard tool for our customers. Repeat orders are placed for any vessels - new or second hand - joining the fleets increasing the number of vessels equiped with the software. This confirms that the engine diagnostics and advisory software is the prefered standard tool to run their assets optimally.
June 4th, 2018
J. Lauritzen has installed ABB Ability ™ Tekomar XPERT engine performance diagnostics and advisory software on the Kosan fleet as well as on the remaining bulker fleet. With the experience Lauritzen Bulker had from the previously equiped vessels the decision was easy to go forward for the rest of the fleet. Tekomar XPERT will allow J. Lauritzen to not only run the engine optimally thanks to instant analysis on board but also have an overview on entire fleet from technical management office.
May 27th, 2018
Knutsen AS and BW Ship Manangement decided to install ABB Ability ™ Tekomar XPERT on some of their fleet. Both companies see the first installation as a pilot and want to extend the installation to further fleets once the software has proven useful. Tekomar XPERT is an engine performance diagnostics and advisory software which quantifies potenatial fuel oil savings. The software can be used on all engines - main and auxiliary - and irespective of maker, type and age.
May 23th, 2018
ABB Turbocharging China is partnering with Shanghai Costamare Ship Management Co., Ltd which manages exclusively Costamare Inc. vessels, to provide ABB Ability™ Tekomar XPERT for various containerships in its fleet.
April 23rd, 2018
Indian company M. Pallonji has ordered 2 Tekomar CYLUBE mechanical lubricator upgrades and Korean based CIDO ordered 7 further Tekomar CYLUBE after successfully piloting with one vessel few months back. The delivery will be during coming months and installation as usual in normal service without off hire. Both companies will benefit from substantial cylinder lube oil savings due to the upgrade.
February 20th, 2018
Odjell Management AS successfully tested the first installation of Tekomar CYLUBE S3 on one of their 6RTA58T engines with CLU3 lubricating system over the last months. The Bergen, Norway based company decided to roll out the upgrade to the remaining 7 sister vessels to benefit from reduced feed rate and easier handling of lubrication settings achieving results which were not possible with the original lubricating system.
December 17th, 2017
Dutch based Stolt Tankers will implement Tekomar CYLUBE on three of their tankers. The target is to reduce cylinder lube oil cost and reliable operation. Both are key features of ABB Tekomar's CYLUBE solution to upgrade mechanical lubricators into state of the art modern cylinder lubrication systems. The three vessels will be upgraded in coming months without service interruption.
October 24th, 2017
ABB Turbo Systems Management and Tekomar decided to bring together their core competencies and experience. For this reason, the companies agreed that ABB Turbo Systems acquires Tekomar to extend its ABB AbilityTM digital offering.
August 16th, 2017
The Hamburg based ship owner / operator equips further fleets with the market leading engines analytics software. After a successful pilot on their new buildings the decision was taken to expand it to the fleet.
June 1st, 2017
Improved fleet performance monitoring on 35 vessels: Ahrenkiel Steamship GmbH & Co. KG is currently equipping the bulk of its fleet with Tekomar XPERT. Software deployment is well underway.
April 24th, 2017
Hamburg headquartered Chemikalien Seetransport GmbH has ordered Tekomar XPERT for their entire fleet covering Hamburg and Singapore managed vessels. CST will use Tekomar XPERT for further maximising the efficiency in the ocean transportation of sensitive cargos.
April 4th, 2017
The Hamburg based shipping group has currently 11 container ships and 4 chemical tankers (IMO-II) and 6 bulk carrier. Tekomar XPERT will allow RHL to operate the engines of their fleet at optimum performance.
March 13th, 2017
Tekomar has successfully installed the first two Tekomar CYLUBE mechanical cylinder lubricator upgrades for Odfjell, a leading company in the global chemical tanker industry. The two upgrades help to reduce the cylinder lube oil feed rate on a 6UEC52LS and a 6RTA58T-B. Both installations are the first of a series.
December 13th, 2016
French headquartered CMA CGM decided to extend the use of Tekomar XPERT engine diagnostics to the newly acquired APL fleet. Together with the number of CMA's vessels that already use Tekomar XPERT, a total of 140 vessels benefit from the program. This makes CMA Ships the biggest user of Tekomar XPERT so far.
December 8th, 2016
After completion of thorough evaluation and successful pilot test, Singapore based Teekay Marine, the ship managing branch of Teekay, has selected Tekomar XPERT for their full fleet range.
October 28th, 2016
German based REEDEREI NSB – member of NSB GROUP – has decided to implement Tekomar XPERT – engine performance diagnostics – to further optimize their operation.
September 20th, 2016
Korean based Hyundai Ocean Service (HOS) has upgraded the SIP cylinder lubrication system on their Wärtsilä 8RTA96C main engine with Tekomar CYLUBE. The load dependent lubrication system lets HOS achieve significant lube oil savings.
September 7th, 2016
DNV GL and Tekomar entered into a partnership agreement to improve data exchange and integration between respective performance systems at the SMM trade fair today. The agreement will see Tekomar’s XPERT engine performance expert system integrated into DNV GL’s ECO Insight performance management portal.
February 26th, 2016
Polaris Shipping has decided to order four more Tekomar CYLUBE M after successful first installation on a 9UEC75LSII.
February 1st, 2016
Tekomar XPERT was launched in 2012. The only software that compares performance with shop trial reference and instantly advice how to reduce fuel oil consumption and consequentially also the environmental footprint. Tekomar XPERT closes the missing gab in the SEEMP initiative for monitoring, implementing improvements and reporting of efficiency for engines and propulsion system. To date there is no other product on the market that could even remotely match Tekomar XPERT. No wonder we have recently delivered our 750th Tekomar XPERT.
November 19th, 2015
Tekomar has further developed its Tekomar CYLUBE with additional features such as lubrication feed rate not only depending on engine load but also on cylinder lube oil BN and fuel oil sulphur content. Tekomar CYLUBE upgrades the mechanical lubricators of MAN MC and Mitsubishi UEC engines to the same level as any modern cylinder lubrication system. Fully complying with engine designers guidelines.
May 13th, 2015
Solvang ASA, one of the world’s leading transporters of LPG and petrochemical gases, implements Tekomar XPERT (Performance Evaluation Software) to keep the fleet running optimally in both aspects of efficiency and reliability.
June 28th, 2014
Tekomar delivers the fiftieth Tekomar CYLUBE S (Cylinder Lubricator Unit for Sulzer engines) upgrade. Many of the orders are repeats – which demonstrate the benefits achieved with previous installation. The first installation was done back in February 2012.
52 installations approaching an accumulated 200’000 running hours are proving the reliability of the Tekomar CYLUBE system. The installations in service are on all bore sizes from RTA84C down to RTA52.
June 11th, 2014
The Tekomar CYLUBE obtained principal approval from DNV-GL. This is the formal confirmation of this upgrade solution for achieving cylinder lubrication oil savings without compromising on reliability.
April 30th, 2013
As a response to an inquiry of a customer, who was looking for a more price competitive alternative to the automatic (two-stroke engine) turbocharger cut-out device sold by Wärtsilä, Tekomar has tailored a retrofit upgrade solution with the well-known swing gate valve designed by MAN.
November 11th, 2012
A large number of Sulzer engines built between 1990 and 2000 that are now subject to investment for expensive IMO Tier I upgrades, would technically need either no or only slight permanent adjustment to comply with the IMO Tier I NOX requirements, or in other words to run within the required 17g/kWh limit.