Seaware Routing Version 5

Thursday, November 05, 2009
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Seaware AB announced a new major upgrade for its Seaware Routing software, introducing cost-based ship route optimization.

The Seaware Routing software is designed to facilitate on board weather presentation and ship route planning, and is delivered as part of weather routing solutions from Seaware partners.

Seaware Routing version 5 has been developed with special attention to optimization of short sea passages. During this work, the code for route optimization and performance predictions has been further refined, among other things by inclusion of a virtual rpm regulator emulating the real-world engine control system.

“With the new upgrade our software can find the optimum route that will save you fuel and still take you to your destination within minutes from the preferred arrival time”, said Anders Olander, Executive Director of Seaware.

By including fuel cost, daily cost for ship and crew, and also costs related to not arriving to the destination in due time, the program can be used to find the optimum route based on the user’s specific needs in different situations:
•    Lowest cost route arriving at a fixed time
•    Route with lowest fuel cost and emissions
•    Fastest route
•    Lowest overall cost using user’s cost figures, offset from desired arrival time is allowed
The Seaware performance model is developed in-house by Seaware naval architects, and describes the ship’s speed-power relation both in calm seas but also when the ship is exposed to wind and waves. It takes ship specific data including loading condition as input.

Support for MAPI has been introduced with the new upgrade, allowing Seaware Routing to communicate through the standard (default) e-mail program installed on the local computer as an alternative. 
 
“Using the built-in POP3/SMTP client is still the recommended choice, being more reliable and straightforward to work with”, said Seaware Product Manager Henrik Rinder.

(www.seaware.se)

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