Installation on crude oil tanker Petrosamudera

We are just back from another successful installation of DEGO IV engine governors and ASAC actuators, this time on the crude oil tanker Petrosamudera in Hong Kong. Petrosamudera, that mainly operates in the South China Sea, is a 20-year-old ship, so it was time to replace the older Kongsberg governor and actuator with new units … Read more

Power routing will reduce fuel costs by 6-8 % for Corsica Linea

Qtagg recently secured an order on a digitalization of M/S Danielle Casanova’s propulsion control system, that will reduce the ship’s fuel consumption by an estimated 6-8%. The order includes power routing with EcoPilot and retrofit of governors, actuators and the pitch control system. Danielle Casanova is the largest of Corsica Linea’s nine cruise ships that … Read more

Mega Regina pre-installation survey

This is not our first encounter with Corsica Ferries‘s Mega Regina. She already has a previous version of the Qtagg DEGO engine governors installed, but it is time to replace the ASAC 70 actuators, supplied with the governors, with the newer ASAC 120 version. As the name indicates, they can deliver 120 NM torque continuously. In … Read more

EcoPilot to be installed on M/S Gotland

Can you enhance the fuel efficiency of a 4-year-old ship? Gotlandsbolaget answered this question by deciding on an implementation of the EcoPilot Bridge system on M/S Gotland, a Ro-Pax ship that operates between the island of Gotland and the Swedish mainland. This will result in fuel savings as well as reductions on greenhouse gas emissions. M/S Gotland … Read more

Renovation and modernization of Da Shen

Our team just returned after completing the installation of a new DEGO diesel engine governor and ASAC actuator on the ship Da Shen. Da Shen is currently undergoing renovations and upgrades before it is taken into operation by McKeil Marine in Canada. The new DEGO IV governor and and ASAC actuator replaces the old analog … Read more

Installation on Isle of Inisheer for Irish Ferries

We have completed yet another installation for Irish Ferries, this time on the ship Isle of Inisheer. Isle of Inisheer is one of Irish Ferries’ Ro-Ro cargo ships that sails several times a day between Dover (UK) and Calais (France). The installation includes our state-of-the-art EcoPilot fuel-saving voyage optimization system and DEGO diesel engine governors … Read more

First installation for Interislander, New Zealand

Our first EcoPilot installation for Interislander in New Zeeland is complete and operational, on the Ro-Ro passenger ship Kaitaki. We also optimized the ship’s pitch control. Kaitaki traffics the Cook Strait between New Zeeland’s two main islands (Wellington-Picton) but the installation was made at the Fleet Base East in Sydney. EcoPilot optimizes the ship’s propulsion throughout each … Read more

Installation of governors at Porto Santos

Generator engines need governors also! This week our team is on dry land for a change, at the CTPS Power Plant, on the island of Porto Santos near Madeira for a governor upgrade. 4 new DEGO IV governors will provide control over generator speed and load balancing. The control system is accessible via a secure … Read more