01 Jun 2021by Martyn Wingrove
Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) has acquired digital companies firm Yxney Maritime to supply sustainability options for delivery
This company buy will deliver marine gas testing and information-pushed decarbonisation underneath one umbrella for vessel operators.
VPS chief govt Malcolm Cooper stated this acquisition is a part of its technique to assist the maritime trade’s efforts to decarbonise and function extra sustainably.
“With the elevated deal with sustainability, this acquisition of Yxney will assist our maritime clients to higher perceive the affect that each operational exercise has on greenhouse fuel emissions, enabling improved efficiencies and lowered emissions,” stated Mr Cooper.
It additionally expands VPS’s rising digital companies providing, as Yxney’s superior analytical software program Maress gives vessel operators with perception helpful for decreasing emissions.
VPS will incorporate Yxney’s superior information applied sciences in its portfolio to supply enterprise and environmental worth to clients, opening an even bigger marketplace for each VPS and Yxney, particularly within the offshore sector the place quite a few vessel homeowners use Maress to scale back emissions from their fleets. DOF, Eidesvik, Island Offshore, Saipem, Solstad and Tidewater all use Maress.
“Together, and with complementary companies, we’re creating real sustainable transformation by means of information-pushed change,” stated Yxney Maritime chief govt Simen Sanna Gjord.
“The shared imaginative and prescient of VPS and Yxney – of making a extra sustainable world – will drive actual, world change throughout the maritime sector,” he added.
Energy firm Equinor goals to scale back its environmental footprint by encouraging the roll out of Yxney’s Maress software program on offshore assist vessels it charterers.
The state-run Norwegian group will collaborate with vessel homeowners and different know-how suppliers to unlock vital gas and emissions financial savings. Maress will track the footprint and efficiency of Equinor’s chartered fleet of platform provide vessels and anchor handlers.
This is a part of Equinor’s ambition to halve its maritime emissions in Norway by 2030, in contrast with 2005 ranges.
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