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BMT secures new contracts with Samsung Heavy Industries

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BMT SMART, the specialist fleet and vessel performance management subsidiary of BMT Group, has signed contracts with one of the largest shipbuilding companies in the world, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI).

BMT will supply vessel performance monitoring systems for four VLCC’s for a Greek owner. This comes on the back of current orders already received from SHI for seven vessels (suezmax and aframax tankers) for Norwegian and Singapore owners.

Chang Su Lee, Sales Director at Marbiss, BMT’s local agent in Korea, commented: “BMT has secured several projects with SHI based on a strong reputation of delivering high-quality products. Working in partnership with BMT, we’re looking forward to working with SHI to ensure the solutions are fit for purpose and fulfil the needs of their customers.”

BMT will provide SHI with its modular vessel performance monitoring solution, SMART VESSEL. SMART VESSEL has been designed to be flexible to user’s requirements, with each individual component marine approved, future proofing the system. SMART VESSEL collects analogue and serial feeds before transferring the data to BMT’s cloud based performance monitoring solution, SMARTFLEET. BMT’s data experts will then interpret the data to determine true underlying performance of the vessels. This contract will also see BMT providing the Shaft Power Torque Meter (SPTM) to these vessels.

Peter Mantel, Managing Director of BMT SMART, commented: “This is a great win for us and we appreciate the support our service partners, Marbiss and Intra Mare Hellas, provided to help us secure these projects. In a world where we are inundated with data, it’s critical that we focus on providing a solution that helps to transform this complex information into actionable insights – only then can owners and operators truly begin to enhance operational efficiency and profitability.”

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