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Oldendorff Orders Shaft Power Torque Meters

(Photo: Oldendorff Carriers)

U.K. based Datum Electronics has been awarded a contract from Oldendorff Carriers to supply its owned fleet with Datum Shaft Power Meter systems to seamlessly integrate with various existing ship performance monitoring systems.

The addition of shaft power torque meters will help Oldendorff to further optimize fuel consumption and reduce emissions as the owner continues implementing fleet and ship performance monitoring systems aimed at reducing carbon footprint and improving technical and operational efficiency.

Datum's Ship Torsion Meters are designed for commercial vessels with single or multiple shaft installations, to provide ongoing power monitoring data on ships for fuel economy and equipment maintenance scheduling programs. The system gives real time measurements of torque, power, thrust and dynamic torque, which helps the ship monitoring system meet the SEEMP requirements.

Felix Lemke, Junior Projects Manager at Oldendorff Carriers, said, "For us, the big advantage of the Datum Torque meter is its modular design. As the rotor belt's size is adjustable, it can fit on any size of shaft, which gives the system great flexibility.

"The Datum Torque meter plays an important role in the efficient operation of our performance monitoring system by generating reliable data which we can use to optimize voyages and maintain our fleet," Lemke added.

As well as supplying shaft power torque meters, Datum Electronics will be responsible for providing installation of the ship torsion meter systems on every vessel in the Oldendorff Carriers owned fleet. The company will perform system installations and internal crew training, through its network of service providers worldwide.

Sep 27, 2018

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