Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution (FOS) by Wärtsilä Voyage is to be utilized by Denmark- based UltraShip for its whole fleet of 18 LPG vessel vessels. The option conserves expenses while enhancing security by instantly optimizing the course as well as rate of the vessel. It additionally supplies the greatest as well as most current trip information, maintaining both onboard as well as onshore employees notified as well as informed. The agreement was checked in Q4 2020 as well as roll-out will certainly happen throughout the initial as well as 2nd quarter of 2021.
As component of the agreement, Wärtsilä Voyage will certainly update the ships’ onboard digital graph screen as well as details systems (ECDIS) to sustain the FOS. The upgrade consists of graphes distribution solution as well as climate course optimization software program.
“The digitalization, currently underway in the shipping industry, is something we actively participate in, to raise the efficiency of our operations. We see Wärtsilä’s FOS as an important enabler in reaching our goals, and recognize the potential benefits it offers,” claimed Kaj S. Pilemand, Chief Technical Officer at UltraShip Aps.
“Efficiency is central to everything in today’s marine business, and the efficiency of voyage planning, tracking, management, and reporting is considerably enhanced with the Wärtsilä FOS. The technology digitally connects the ships to their shore base, eases navigation, and supports the crew in selecting the optimal route,” commented Alex Van Knotsenborg, Global Sales Director at Wärtsilä Voyage.
The Wärtsilä FOS is an incorporated solution that incorporates specific procedures that are or else different from each various other. It includes a special system that incorporates with the ship’s preparation terminal as well as ECDIS utilizing tremendous cloud computer power, artificial intelligence, information analytics, as well as mobile applications to effectively link the vessel, its supervisor, driver, as well as the port.
Among the lots of advantages provided are a four-hour decrease in trip preparation time, automated climate optimization pop-up notifies, remote ECDIS analysis assistance, as well as gas expense financial savings via far better course as well as rate choice.
Sea News, January 11