VEEDIMS "VEEDIMizes" Seabulk Towing Tugboat to Track and Monitor Fuel Usage

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Seabulk Towing, Inc., a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc., increases operational efficiency on tugboat with VEEDIMS IoT Fuel Efficiency Management System.

VEEDIMS, LLC, a provider of “smart” integrated power and data Internet of Things (IoT) technology solutions that improve monitoring and control, announces the recent installation of VEEDIMS (Virtual Electrical and Electronic Device Interface Management System) IoT Fuel Efficiency Management System aboard the Ship Docking Module (SDM) “New River”, a tugboat owned and operated by Seabulk Towing, Inc., a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH).

The VEEDIMS IoT proprietary Fuel Efficiency Management System is an easily installed hardware/software system that calculates real-time engine RPMs, load, fuel burn, and other various real-time vessel data that tracks and reports day-to-day fuel consumption that easily integrates into Seabulk Towing’s existing business management system.

“We are thrilled to be working with Seabulk Towing, a well-respected and renowned leader in harbor ship operations and offshore towing services, right here in our own backyard at Port Everglades,” said Craig R. Helsing, VEEDIMS CEO.

VEEDIMS’ comprehensive, real-time fuel management system has led to a greater understanding of Seabulk Towing’s vessel operations for enhanced business management, a potential for fuel cost savings, and a reduced carbon footprint.

“Being able to see and capture live data on this tugboat gives us additional information that we can utilize to make our operations more efficient,” said Rick Groen, COO, Seabulk Towing, Inc..

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VEEDIMS empowers the Internet of Things (IoT) with its “smart” open platform and single Plug ‘n RunTM disruptive technology. This platform sets the groundwork for companies to accelerate toward making all of their devices “smart” and connected through the power of VEEDIMS backbone, which gives life through a unique IP address on each device. Headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, VEEDIMS vision is to provide IoT power + data solutions that break through the barriers of connecting things in industrial environments safely and securely. VEEDIMS already has 38 patents issued and pending, developing proprietary technology that delivers advanced and easily deployable solutions for commercial and consumer applications.

About Seabulk Towing
Seabulk Towing, Inc. is recognized by the towing industry as an established leader in harbor ship assist operations and offshore towing services. Founded on the basic principles of safety and service excellence, Seabulk Towing assists petroleum and chemical product tankers, barges, container ships and other cargo vessels in docking and undocking and provides LNG terminal support services along the Gulf Coast and the Southeastern Seaboard.


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