Saving costs by optimising operations

Digitalisation through maritime satellite internet provides ship owners and shipping companies with a new way to leverage the power of data. It gives them the ability to optimise all areas of operation; from technical vessel and fleet management to crewing duties, navigational responsibilities, cargo status and port communications in real time.

Offering cruise passengers a digital experience

The cruise ship industry is fast adapting to the increased need for digital guest experiences. Some cruise lines now offer guests interactive bracelets that work as credit cards, can be used by parents to monitor their children’s whereabouts on the ship, and enable restaurant bookings and food orders ahead of time. Personalized digital experiences increase guest satisfaction and act as a draw for new guests.

Cargo monitoring & management

Being able to monitor and manage cargo in real-time is a valuable capability for a freighter ship. By adjusting for instance temperature, humidity or pressure during the transportation of food, the goods will travel under optimal conditions and unnecessary waste is avoided.

Crew welfare for improved retention

Hiring crew is an extensive and costly process. Providing crew members with high-speed internet, access to TV for entertainment, a voice call to loved ones or internet access for social media, news and much more is likely to increase their satisfaction with the job and thereby make it easier to retain them as employees.

Catchment reporting and documentation

The role of technology in the reporting and documentation of catches in the fishing industry is growing. Being able to document size, content and the geography of the catch before entering harbor can help drive improvements in working practices and optimize fishing processes and enabling selling the catch to fishing markets even prior to reaching harbor.

Route optimization

Up to 4% can be saved on fuel with connected weather routing alone. Using live weather data to map out the optimal route reduces both cost and the CO2 footprint.

Engine sensor monitoring

Preventative maintenance for the vessel could make the difference between a quick repair at sea and having to sail back to harbor for extensive repairs.

Health & safety (Telemedicine)

Up to 20% of all diversions happen due to medical emergencies and can be reduced by treating crew via telemedicine, saving an average $180.000 pr. diversion.

Rig operations optimization

Using data from sensors on the oilrig will optimize operations, promote a sustainable production and enable preventive maintenance.

Fleet operations

Digitizing document handling, intercompany communication, and customs and port communication would enable more efficient daily operations. Sending electronic forms and communicating through emailing and voice calls saves time and optimizes business.

Being compliant with regulatory requirements

When a vessel is not compliant with the regulatory requirements, its grounded in port. This results in vast amounts of lost revenue and liabilities towards customers.

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