The solutions, ecoMax and optiMax, will be tested on IMC’s Maritime Tranquility, a 49,999 DWT Chemical & Oil Carrier built in 2020.
Key features of Chord X solutions include remote monitoring of GHG such as CO₂ and SOx and predictive insights into vessel machinery efficiencies.
Dexter Say Managing Director, Aurora Tankers, IMC Shipping, said, “Aurora Tankers is actively partnering with ecosystem players and marine tech companies like Chord X to explore and trial innovative and greener solutions on our ships. We’re committed to operate vessels of the future that will support our sustainability goals and deliver greater value to our customers as we work towards a blue economy.”
Jon Loken, CEO of Chord X, “We are excited to be part of IMC’s maritime digitalisation journey. Through our innovative solution, Chord X focuses on delivering value to our customers by integrating the latest tech with traditional ship management. Our customers have access to insights relating to their assets which will help them lower operating expenses and enhance reliability, at the same time. Our in-house experts, including marine main engine specialists, help our customers resolve complex issues that usually require the assistance of maker’s service engineers.”