Take ship management to the next level with IoT
From vessel tracking, emissions control, predictive maintenance, logistics visibility, safety and welfare, anywhere that a physical operation takes place, can be digitalized and improved through IoT. TrakAssure has partnered with a leading vessel VSAT provider to offer LoRaWAN vessel connectivity for IoT applications, enabling both onshore and offshore real-time data feeds from IoT sensors.
IoT is a driver in cost reduction by scaling down maintenance costs, reducing technical downtime, decreasing fuel consumption and enabling supply chain asset and cargo visibility while at sea. IoT also enables new business models and opens up new value streams, as well as improves quality and efficiency of logistics. Tracking data from the engine and fuel rooms optimizes vessel performance and reduces the CO2 emissions. In a supply chain context, this gets pretty interesting as ships are no longer just closed floating storage silos, but an accessible network which specialises in safely carrying containers and cargo around the world where visibility and condition monitoring are available real time right down to the pallet and SKU level.
Transform your vessel operations with insight and foresight
Vessel IoT is no longer ‘just’ about improving operations and container / cargo visibility while at sea. New global caps on sulphur content of emissions require ships to burn lower sulphur fuels such as marine gas oil or installed scrubbers to clean exhaust gasses requiring ships to properly monitor and verify exhaust gas content. Looking further ahead, the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee recently set out a strategy to halve the greenhouse gas emissions of the world fleet by 2050 and put a long-term plan in place to reduce industry emissions to zero.
Ship IoT connectivity enables you to turn mountains of raw data into actionable, trusted intelligence and automation, which you can leverage as a basis for strategic decision-making and more effective, regulatory-friendly operations. Disparate elements such as engine and machinery components, cargo containers, fleet management and connected ports are being brought together by onboard sensors and monitoring equipment.