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Yang Ming’s 2,800 TEU Vessels to Receive Smart Ship Notations

Logistic News - Published on Tue, 19 May 2020

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Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation ten 2,800 TEU class container vessels, currently being constructed by CSBC Corporation in Taiwan are going to receive Smart Ship notations from international classification societies, American Bureau of Shipping, DNV GL, Bureau Veritas and Classification Society. The notations mean that Yang Ming holds the leading position on the path to marine digitalization and intelligence. Five of the series vessels YM Celebrity, YM Continent, YM Certainty, YM Credibility and YM Continuity will be the first batch of vessels to be awarded ABS Smart notations in the world. The notations include Data INFrastructure for Smart Function implementation & Smart Structural Health Monitoring. The recognition denotes that these vessels are equipped with smart information infrastructure of big data acquisition and cloud transmission, which enable ship structure endurance monitoring and future structural health awareness through ABS’s customized analysis program to ensure sailing safety.

Three of the series vessels YM Centennial, YM Capacity and YM Cooperation will be the first vessels to receive DNV GL SmartShip notations in Taiwan. The notations, including SmartShip Operating Enhancement and Performance Enhancement, mean that these vessels are equipped with advanced technologies such as improving container load flexibility with route specific container stowage and fuel saving with trim optimization. The technologies will greatly enhance vessel performance and effectively reduce GreenHouse Gas.

Two of the series vessels YM Credential and YM Constancy will be the first vessels to receive BV SMARTSHIP MACHINERY 1 notation, which indicates the ships are equipped with integrated computer based system for the controlling and monitoring of the automated installations of periodically unattended machinery spaces, and they are equipped with monitoring devices allowing reduced scope of tailshaft survey.

Furthermore, seven of the series vessels including YM Continent, YM Credential, YM Centennial, YM Capacity, YM Certainty, YM Credibility and YM Continuity are also certified by CR with “Smartship H, Et, I” notations, featuring functions of smart hull-structural health estimation, smart energy efficiency-trim optimization, and smart integration platform.

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Tue, 19 May 2020
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