Technology specialists Kongsberg have announced the unveiling of ‘Vessel Insight’, a unique subscription-based service addressing the key digital data infrastructure challenges in the maritime industry.
According to a statement, the purpose of Vessel Insight is to enable ship owners, managers and operators to fully unlock and optimize their data.
In practice, Kongsberg has said it will allow customers to capture and aggregate quality data from their assets securely transfer them to the cloud.
Furthermore, they will be able to access a large range of leading applications and services that can turn their data into business value, which is the key to obtaining higher returns from digital solution investments.
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Hege Skryseth, President of Kongsberg Digital, said: “Digitalization in the maritime industry increases efficiency and safety and allows for a more environmentally sustainable way of working.
“However, digitalization requires access to quality data from vessels and it’s this part of the puzzle that Vessel Insight delivers.
Vessel Insight is an infrastructure service that helps customers access structured data. This will make digitalization accessible to a wider user-base and help the maritime industry to be more sustainable in both economic and environmental terms.”
Egil Haugsdal, President of Kongsberg Maritime, also spoke: “KONGSBERG’s long history as a leading provider of automation, bridge systems, our role as system integrator and provider of advisory applications gives us a unique insight in what is required to enable maritime digitalization.
“Combining deep domain knowledge with digital expertise has enabled us to create a solution that truly can accelerate the adoption of digital solutions in the maritime sector.”