Tag: <span>Weather Routing</span>

METIS adds data from Spire to enhance weather forecasting capabilities
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METIS adds data from Spire to enhance weather forecasting capabilities

METIS Cyberspace Technology has signed an agreement with data and analytics firm Spire Global. The agreement will see Spire’s weather-forecasting data and services added to METIS’ cloud-based platform to enhance weather-related functionality. Through both terrestrial and satellite data, Spire provides insight into weather patterns at each layer of the Earth’s atmosphere and across its surface...

Sofar Ocean joins ABS to drive decarbonisation through voyage optimisation
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Sofar Ocean joins ABS to drive decarbonisation through voyage optimisation

Sofar Ocean, which recently announced a USD 39M Series B round, has become the latest technology start-up to join the ABS My Digital Fleet alliance program. The addition of Sofar Ocean will enable charterers and ship managers using ABS’ platform to acquire greater voyage planning insights and better optimise routes to meet decarbonisation goals. The...

DTN and OrbitMI partner up to enrich weather data
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DTN and OrbitMI partner up to enrich weather data

Data, analytics and technology company DTN has partnered with OrbitMI to provide weather data via Orbit, the company’s software-as-as-service (SaaS) product. Orbit aggregates and integrates data from vessels and existing shore-based systems, amplifies it using machine learning and activates it through dashboards, alerts and actionable insights delivered in real-time via desktop, tablet and smartphone. In the...

Wärtsilä adds Weathernews forecasting data and routing service to solutions
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Wärtsilä adds Weathernews forecasting data and routing service to solutions

Wärtsilä Voyage and Japan based Weathernews (WNI) have signed a strategic partnership agreement to integrate WNI’s weather forecasting data and Optimum Ship Routeing (OSR) service with Wärtsilä’s products and solutions. The integration is expected to increase navigational safety and support the decarbonisation efforts of shipowners and operators. By automating navigation and route planning functions with...

ONE expands partnership with StormGeo to enhance fuel efficiency
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ONE expands partnership with StormGeo to enhance fuel efficiency

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has furthered its partnership with StormGeo, providing ONE with greater access to ship routing services for better fleet performance monitoring, maintenance, and safety. The partnership began in July 2019 and has expanded to include enhanced routing, ETA services for sensitive trade routes, and fleet-wide installation of StormGeo’s onboard software, s-Planner BVS....

StormGeo launches Strategic Power Routing to maximise fuel savings
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StormGeo launches Strategic Power Routing to maximise fuel savings

StormGeo has announced the launch of Strategic Power Routing—a service that optimises the power output of a vessel in varying weather conditions to enhance overall fuel efficiency and reduce emissions without compromising arrival windows. When a vessel meets adverse weather conditions, such as high significant waves, strong wind, and currents, it must output more power...

How weather routing can be used to optimise ship performance
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How weather routing can be used to optimise ship performance

Avoiding severe weather is a simple way for a vessel to minimise unnecessary fuel consumption. However, according to COACH Solutions, often the vessel has no information about the business priorities and will therefore have a hard time selecting the most profitable and fuel efficient route.  Shipowners and operators are faced with an array of advanced...

Elcome to distribute Navimeteo’s marine weather forecasting services
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Elcome to distribute Navimeteo’s marine weather forecasting services

Elcome International has been appointed as a non-exclusive distributor of Navimeteo professional weather forecasting and observation services globally. Navimeteo offers subscription-based marine weather forecasting services designed primarily for the commercial shipping, yachting, cruise ship, oil and gas, renewable and nearshore construction sectors worldwide. It provides detailed and meteorologist-validated location-specific site forecasts for planning operations, reducing...

NAVTOR and Weathernews integrate weather services into NavStation
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NAVTOR and Weathernews integrate weather services into NavStation

NAVTOR has joined forces with Weathernews to integrate Optimum Ship Routing (OSR) and advanced weather services into digital chart table NavStation. The move streamlines and simplifies tasks for navigators, while creating time and cost savings for shipping businesses, combining all planning and routing processes on a single, cyber secure platform. NavStation is a digital chart...

Kongsberg Digital acquires Danish maritime software company COACH Solutions
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Kongsberg Digital acquires Danish maritime software company COACH Solutions

Kongsberg Digital has acquired supplier of software solutions for vessel performance and monitoring, COACH Solutions. The new name will be KONGSBERG COACH Solutions. COACH’s vessel performance monitoring system was developed by Danish shipping company Clipper Group. In 2016 COACH was established as an independent company – COACH Solutions ApS – which has grown rapidly. Its...

DTN upgrades SPOS software for optimised route planning
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DTN upgrades SPOS software for optimised route planning

DTN has released the latest version of its onboard weather routing software that includes an increased route network density for more optimised routes and route options. The new version, SPOS9, gives shipowners and operators additional options to maximise cost-effective shipping. The onboard platform comes with a route network update that includes increased network density enabling...