“Marine Propulsion & auxiliary machinery” magazine, in the February/March 2017 issue discusses the strategic partnerships that are being established in the shipping industry to take advantage of the possibilities offered by digitization.
In the context of the article “Partnerships blossom as digitisation spreads”, the editor makes an extensive reference to the collaboration between Switzerland-headquartered Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) and Propulsion Analytics.
According to WinGD the outcome of the collaboration represents “a decisive step towards a future where the acquisition and evaluation of real-time propulsion operating data will play a crucial role in both engine operation and onboard support.”.
The objective of the system to be developed is to provide shipowners and operators with digital technologies that will enhance both operational efficiency and crew decision-making processes related to the main engine.
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