Tag: Voyage Optimisation

NAVTOR integrates Total Marine enviro regs into voyage planning
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NAVTOR integrates Total Marine enviro regs into voyage planning

Norwegian maritime e-navigation specialist NAVTOR has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Florida-based Total Marine Solutions (TMS). The agreement will see NAVTOR integrate TMS’ Ocean Guardian product into the NavStation digital chart table, allowing users to gain a real-time overview of all relevant environmental rules and regulations. The increasing number of environmental regulations can...

StormGeo upgrades route optimisation solutions
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StormGeo upgrades route optimisation solutions

StormGeo has unveiled new versions of its route optimisation system, BVS, through the launch of NaviPlanner BVS and NaviUpdate. NaviPlanner BVS simplifies the process of planning and optimising a route by obtaining the appropriate charts and creating a voyage plan, without switching between different products. NaviUpdate connects NaviPlanner securely to the ECDIS for direct transfer...

Total Marine and NAVTOR sign MoU to optimise voyage planning
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Total Marine and NAVTOR sign MoU to optimise voyage planning

Total Marine Solutions (TMS) and NAVTOR have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the integration of Ocean Guardian’s environmental rules into NAVTOR’s voyage planning software, as well as to allow NAVTOR to offer Ocean Guardian’s environmental planning tool as a stand-alone system. Developed by TMS, Ocean Guardian is a digital tool that provides shipboard...

Wärtsilä unveils new voyage optimisation solution
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Wärtsilä unveils new voyage optimisation solution

Wärtsilä has unveiled its new Navi-Planner voyage planning and optimisation solution during Nor-Shipping 2019. Navi-Planner is based on ECDIS connectivity and enables onboard voyage planning to be cut from five hours to 30 minutes, while also providing a minimum navigational safety standard for a less experienced crew. The new solution, which was developed by Transas,...

C-MAP enhances voyage optimisation with maritime suite upgrade
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C-MAP enhances voyage optimisation with maritime suite upgrade

Digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping company C-MAP has launched C-MAP IMS 2.1, an upgrade of its Integrated Maritime Suite (IMS) with new features for navigational chart and publication management and enhanced voyage optimisation. IMS 2.1 is designed to improve operational efficiency and streamline voyage planning and nautical information management via a modular onboard software...

NAPA becomes first service provider for Ship Data Centre’s IoS Open Platform
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NAPA becomes first service provider for Ship Data Centre’s IoS Open Platform

NAPA has become the first service provider for ClassNK-owned Ship Data Centre’s Internet of Ships Open Platform (ShipDC IoS-OP). NAPA will provide ship performance analytics and voyage optimisation capabilities for the universal platform developed to share vessel operational data between stakeholders. The aim of the ShipDC IoS-OP is to create a new, digital maritime cluster...

The three P’s of vessel performance optimisation
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The three P’s of vessel performance optimisation

Columbia Shipmanagement has a vision for fully connected vessels with near real-time information exchange, strengthened processes, decision-making and value creation for customers through end-to-end voyage optimisation. Pankaj Sharma, Columbia Control Room manager, Columbia Shipmangement believes that three aspects are critical to achieving this vision – implementing a scalable platform, ensuring the right people are working...

Technology of the Month – May
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Technology of the Month – May

Each month VPO Global selects a technology that is accelerating energy efficient shipping. For May’s Tech of the Month, we spoke with Peter Knudsen, managing director of Blueflow Energy Management to find out how the Swedish company is giving crew the power to improve vessel performance. Technology – Blueflow Energy Management solution Company – Blueflow Energy...

StormGeo and GNS in voyage optimisation partnership
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StormGeo and GNS in voyage optimisation partnership

GNS and StormGeo are combining their weather and navigation capabilities in a new partnership that will provide more than 20,000 vessels with fresh insight into voyage optimisation. Under the agreement, GNS will extend its Voyager Fleet Insight online service to include important weather-related services to support shore-side operations and decision-making. The collaboration will also see...

NAPA partners with ChartWorld on AI-driven voyage optimisation
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NAPA partners with ChartWorld on AI-driven voyage optimisation

NAPA and ChartWorld have announced a partnership to provide artificial intelligence (AI) driven voyage planning and optimisation. The solution developed by both companies includes modules for evaluating the operational efficiency of past voyages, and then using this data to optimise the efficiency of future transits where there are similar variables and trends. Past voyages are...

Furuno and ChartWorld optimise voyage planning
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Furuno and ChartWorld optimise voyage planning

Furuno and ChartWorld have entered a cooperation agreement to promote ChartWorld’s information-overlay service to Furuno ECDIS operators and owners. ChartWorld Information Overlay, known as CIO+, is a data overlay shown in ECDIS as a user chart, loaded on top of the Electronic Nautical Chart. CIO+ is a tool to help the team on the bridge...

StormGeo joins UN platform for ocean sustainability
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StormGeo joins UN platform for ocean sustainability

StormGeo has been selected by the UN as a participant in the UN Global Compact, specifically, the Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business. The UN Global Compact was created in 1999 to promote responsible business practices and UN values among the global business community. StormGeo’s participation proves its commitment to the UN Global Compact corporate responsibility initiative...