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Reducing vessel fuel consumption using data analytics

Reduce is a decision-making tool that helps to cut fuel consumption in marine vessels.

At a glance

  • Software for improving vessel fuel economy

  • Real-time analysis for reliable decision support

  • Reduces costs and CO₂ emissions

Status

Available
The solution is commercially available, but not necessarily immediately deliverable.

Global efforts are being made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping and other marine transport.

In order to optimise fuel consumption – and ultimately reduce emissions – a ship’s navigator must continually take into account estimated variables such as speed, ocean currents, wave height and other conditions. These intuition-based assessments may result in suboptimal performance.

Decision support for fuel-efficient operations

Reduce from Recogni is an advanced system that uses big data to enable ships’ navigators to operate more efficiently.

High frequency sensor and GPS data are transmitted via the ship’s internet connection to Reduce’s analytic servers. Meanwhile, high-quality weather data is collected. The software then calculates optimal fuel-efficient operations using this data and taking into account ocean currents, wave height, engine use, acceleration and ballast to recommend adjustments to the ship’s navigator.

A visualisation and analysis of power consumption is displayed on an intuitive dashboard, allowing the crew to make informed decisions about heading, speed and acceleration.

Concrete benefits

Reduce is easy to install, and can be tailored to specific types of vessels and customer requirements.

Reduce provides recommendations to systems managers as well as to navigators. All logged data is accessible in a report module that enables users to identify weaknesses in fuel performance and other information during different shifts, operations and weather conditions.

Remøy Shipping, a Recogni customer, reports that Reduce cuts fuel consumption in the company’s offshore vessels by up to 15 per cent.

Market potential

Fuel may account for 12 to 25 per cent of a vessel’s operating costs – as high as 60 per cent for large container ships. Optimising fuel economy with Reduce cuts the cost of marine operations.

Moreover, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has introduced regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping by at least 50 per cent by 2050. Reduce can help shipping companies to comply with these regulations.

Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

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Company info

Recogni AS
Sykehusvegen 21, NO-9019 Tromsø, Norway
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At a glance

  • Software for improving vessel fuel economy

  • Real-time analysis for reliable decision support

  • Reduces costs and CO₂ emissions

Status

Available
The solution is commercially available, but not necessarily immediately deliverable.

Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

Get in touch

Company info

Recogni AS
Sykehusvegen 21, NO-9019 Tromsø, Norway
Contact