Improved Sensors Offer Offer Operations, Refit and Design Benefits


Source: Wartsila

Sensor technology and digital twins of ships are evolving and open new opportunities for owners and managers to improve the way how their ships are operated.

Accumulating operational data can be useful to many – provided that it is shared by all relevant stakeholders.

Terje Sannerud, Chief Commercial Officer at Light Structures in Norway said that one of the primary purposes of the company’s fibre optic monitoring system is to deliver real time decision support. “Customer feedback suggests that the solution provides vital data in terms of decision making that will ensure a voyage is as smooth as possible according to the conditions. Sensfib (the name of the company’s platform) data can be analysed alongside other environmental data in order to offer accurate predictive functionality too,” he told The Motorship.

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