his can only be achieved by thinking about new parameters of what is possible and
what is not. Crucial to this is the need to look beyond the individual elements of
satellite communications systems, and instead to employ comprehensive and connected smart solutions that are tailored to the needs of the individual vessel or
Vision is important
Pointing your organization toward where and how it needs to transform itself is key. Take
connected operations, predictive analytics, remote operations, and preventive maintenance as
examples. All four of these have well-established use cases for a complete, converged solution
based upon access to reliable data that can be implemented at scale in the real world.
But to transform your company’s operations, you need to know where its pain points lie.
Begin by setting out your organization’s current ambitions, the existing information available
today, and its benchmarks for success.
Unless you know what you need to improve, it’s difficult to implement change strategically.
Ships and offshore platforms today produce and process more data than ever before. This
includes navigational and positioning data, weather information and analysis, engine, hull and
Smart data management and powerful
BY PAUL COMYNS
VP GLOBAL MARKETING, INTELLIAN
The shipping industry is rich in volume,
variety and velocity of data. But it’s
only the smart analysis of it that brings
out specific insights, knowledge, or
the ability to make forecasts with a
confidence level attached. Productivity
and profitability, particularly in the
charter market, will soon hinge upon
having both the right data and the
right analysis of that data.
Ship operators will benefit from more efficient
operations without associated cost, reliability
and downtime risks.