The 2017 SMART4SEA Conference & Awards, successfully concluded on Tuesday 31st of January 2017 in Eugenides Foundation, Athens attracting 460 delegates from 15 countries representing a total of 240 organizations. Propulsion Analytics, among the sponsors of the event, participated in the Energy Efficiency Panel.
Mr. Panos Theodossopoulos, CEO, Propulsion Analytics, gave a presentation entitled “Big Data or Smart Data? The case of engine performance monitoring“ providing his view on the balance between shipping industry needs and technology trends, by focusing on this case. The use of data analytics, physical models and human expertise was presented as the optimum combination in order to achieve useful and actionable results for the ship operator. He commented this approach forms the basis of a new cooperation between the company and the engine developers Winterthur Gas & Diesel, for the development of an on-board system that ensures the engine is running in the most efficient way, minimizes downtime and supports the on-board crew with troubleshooting.
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