Kongsberg Digital has added VESPER, a tool developed by Vessel Performance Solutions (VPS) for optimising operational effectivity by way of superior modelling and analytics, to the vary of functions supplied on the Kognifai Marketplace. VESPER helps present environmental reporting corresponding to IMO DCS and EU MRV, and can cowl additionally future regulatory necessities together with calculation, monitoring and trending of the CII.
VESPER’s options embrace environment friendly monitoring of enormous fleets, establishing a framework for steady optimisation in each the long- and short-term. Vessel efficiency indicators will be merged right into a single efficiency indicator for your entire fleet while retaining the power to drill down to particular person vessels, enabling organisations to comply with optimization progress at any degree: vessel, phase or fleet. An instance of how this will profit shipowners and charterers is by enabling them to predict efficiency and gas oil consumption so exactly that vessels will be chartered out on extra correct phrases. This can ship a claimed enhance in revenue margins of up to 10%.
The tool gives deep insights into hull, propeller, major engine, baseload and boiler efficiency. It additionally displays information high quality, with its superior information validation module offering on the spot suggestions and long-term statistics on the error percentages of the information acquired from the vessels. A Crew Feedback module entails the onboard crew within the optimization course of, presenting data in a related manner to their day-to-day actions and enabling them to act shortly and independently on the findings.
VESPER can even mechanically produce reporting fulfilling IMO DCS, EU MRV, and EEOI calls for. This data can both be forwarded to verifiers digitally, leaving them to generate the required studies, or shipowners might select to ship the studies, offering the chance to assessment them earlier than they’re submitted. VESPER is at the moment being up to date to ship decision-making data in accordance with the newest IMO decarbonizing laws about CII.
“Digitalisation of workflows and lowering carbon footprint is changing into more and more necessary to keep aggressive within the transport market,” mentioned Andreas Jagtøyen, Executive Vice President, Digital Ocean, Kongsberg Digital. “The newest report from the United Nations’ intergovernmental panel on local weather change (IPCC) lately revealed requires drastic measures to cut back CO2 emissions. The maritime business wants sensible options to meet laws aimed toward lowering emissions. This is why we’re more than happy to accomplice up with VPS, and to provide their VESPER software on the Kognifai Marketplace, as their know-how affords an answer to meet present and upcoming laws within the business.”
“Vessel Performance Solutions is delighted to be part of with Kongsberg Digital, as Vessel Insight is an ideal product match to the a part of our market which prefers to have information transferred instantly from the gauges and sensors onboard,” mentioned Kristian Bendix Nielsen, one of many two founders of Vessel Performance Solutions. “Both VPS and Kongsberg’s Digital consider that the extra certified data is made obtainable to the crew and the workplace, the extra effectively and sustainably they’ll function their vessels. That is our core enterprise, the truth is.”