Marine Link
Friday, September 30, 2016

Optimized Voyage Planning in PC Maritime ECDIS

December 19, 2013

PC Maritime’s Navmaster ECDIS is able to combine with MeteoGroup’s SPOS weather routing service to provide optimized voyage planning.

Navigating officers can create a route in Navmaster and load it into SPOS for optimization. Weather limits, speed profile, bunker profile, voyage speed, fixed ETA, track types and delays are all taken into account and, with this information, the route can be quickly adjusted. The route is then transferred back to Navmaster ECDIS and rechecked for safe navigation.

The Master can choose how often his route is optimized. If the route needs to be modified owing to, for example, changed weather conditions, it is quick and easy to exchange the route to and fro between Navmaster ECDIS and SPOS.

The combination of Navmaster ECDIS and SPOS weather routing enables vessels to save time and fuel, reduce CO2 emissions and optimize voyage plans based on accurate ETAs.
 



Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Sep 2016 - Maritime & Ship Security

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Subscribe
Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News