Accelleron & Furuno In Mou On “Digital Cooperation”

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  • Mutual promotion to simplify access to turbocharger and engine optimisation solutions and digitally enabled services.
  • Furuno cloud-to-cloud connectivity to support Accelleron digital solutions in key shipbuilding market.
  • First agreement of its kind in Japan to deliver seamless and automated connectivity for Accelleron.

Accelleron’s Japanese joint venture company, Turbo Systems United, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with marine systems provider Furuno Electric Co to cooperate on digital activities, reads an official press release.

Digital cooperation agreement

In a statement, Accelleron said the agreement, the first of its kind for the group in Japan, is expected to ‘dramatically improve’ access to optimization solutions and digitally enabled services in ‘one of the world’s most important shipbuilding markets.’

Under the agreement, Furuno will promote and enable the use of Accelleron digital solutions through its Furuno Open Platform connectivity solution.

In recent years, value creation through co-creation and collaborative activities by companies from different industries has been progressing in the shipping industry,’ said Furuno General Manager, Digitalization Promotion Department Keisuke Kitamura. ‘Through this collaboration, the two companies will make maximum use of their strengths and knowledge to provide data insights to the customers.’

Accelleron’s digital solutions include Tekomar XPERT engine optimisation and Turbo MarineCare.

The synergy between Accelleron’s digital solutions and Furuno’s open platform will help customers of both companies to find greater value from their data, supporting their decarbonisation efforts and improving operational efficiency,’ said Turbo Systems United Executive Director, Senior Vice President, and Head of New Product Sales, Yoshimasa Wakasa. ‘We are pleased to strengthen our collaboration with Furuno through this agreement.’

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Source: Accelleron