Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has inked a maintenance deal with Greek-based ship manager and operator TMS Cardiff Gas which includes four TFDE LNG carriers.
Under the agreement, signed in December 2017, Wärtsilä will ensure the maintenance predictability of the operation of the ship quartet.
The agreement is an expansion to the earlier technical management agreement signed between Wärtsilä and TMS Cardiff Gas in 2014. With the new deal, the scope of Wärtsilä’s services includes Eniram’s data collection platform and advanced data analytics that enables TMS Cardiff Gas to save costs and maximize overall profitability while cutting its emissions, according to Wärtsilä.
As explained, Wärtsilä’s dynamic maintenance planning, in combination with Eniram’s vessel digital performance management system, provides TMS Cardiff Gas with a comprehensive view of each vessel’s performance, efficiency, and improvement possibilities.
“Our vision is to be one of the world’s leading LNG and LPG operators with the highest standards of excellence in terms of performance, reliability, and safety. The maintenance and upgrade service needs of the tri-fuel Main Generator Engines on our LNG Carriers are technically advanced and require detailed planning … to ensure the engines’ reliable performance and the vessels’ operability,” George Kourelis, General Manager of TMS Cardiff Gas, commented.
Established in 2011, TMS Cardiff has a fleet of ten gas carriers. The company is part of TMS group that manages more than 120 ships across the LNG, LPG, oil/chemicals, dry bulk and offshore sectors.