Two big hitters in environmental shipping technology are teaming up to boost sustainability services to owners.

Digital maritime platform RightShip will work with optimisation operation ZeroNorth to combine their offerings.

Users will gain access to RightShip’s GHG 2.0 Rating platform and its Safety Score service, together with ZeroNorth’s carbon intensity indicator emissions analytics solution.

“The collaboration will ensure users are provided with a comprehensive view of their performance to enable enhanced decision-making aimed at driving zero-harm outcomes as efficiently and effectively as possible,” the partners said.

ZeroNorth’s software alerts shipowners when a vessel is in danger of becoming non-compliant with the International Maritime Organization’s efficiency measure.

Vetting powerhouse RightShip’s services provide assessments for the IMO’s Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI).

RightShip chief executive Steen Lund said the integration “provides our users with the most comprehensive risk and environmental management solution available for the maritime industry”.

“Collaboration will be essential in ensuring we can achieve a decarbonised future for the sector, and this partnership is going to support our customers in improving their environmental performance, ensuring that the key tools in driving maritime decarbonisation aren’t being used in isolation,” he added.

Nicolai Bendixen, managing director of charter optimisation at ZeroNorth, said the combination ensures not just compliance with evolving environmental regulations “but also equips our customers to quickly make informed decisions that align with their sustainability goals”.

Both companies have already shown they are keen collaborators.

Deal-makers strike again

In March, RightShip added sanctions screening to its vetting tools in a tie-up with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).

The company said the partnership will integrate LSEG’s World-Check into RightShip’s digital maritime platform and vetting workflows.

Denmark’s ZeroNorth is backed by AP Moller Holding, Cargill and PSG Equity, and has known fleet deals with X-Press Feeders, Cargill, Louis Dreyfus Co and Vitol.

In February, it kicked off joint operations with Rajesh Unni’s internet-of-things shipping platform Alpha Ori Technologies after completing a merger.