Tag: Voyage Management

US NTSB adopts BMT REMBRANDT simulator
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US NTSB adopts BMT REMBRANDT simulator

The US National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) Office of Marine Safety (OMS), has adopted BMT’s REMBRANDT full mission simulator, following adoption from other statutory marine agencies. REMBRANDT automatically read Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) and Automatic Identification System (AIS) data to deliver a high-fidelity, 3-D reconstruction. It also allows the user to switch from its scene...

The importance of weather routing in fuel-efficient shipping
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The importance of weather routing in fuel-efficient shipping

Weather, including currents, waves, wind, and swell has been found to affect the performance of a vessel by between 50 and 80 per cent and cost thousands of US Dollar in additional fuel consumption. Routing a vessel based on predicted current and weather conditions is about improving the fuel efficiency, keeping to the sailing schedule,...

StormGeo to offer integrated voyage planning service with acquisition of Nautisk
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StormGeo to offer integrated voyage planning service with acquisition of Nautisk

StormGeo, a provider of weather intelligence and decision support services, has announced acquisition of global supplier of maritime charts and publications, Nautisk from NHST Media Group. The companies will provide an integrated weather routing and navigational service that has not been offered before, Thomas Fjeld, CEO, Nautisk, told VPO Global. The platform will offer StormGeo...