South Korean firms Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and Pan Ocean have joined forces to showcase a ship administration platform primarily based on digital twin expertise. The businesses have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop complete digital options that prioritize operational effectivity. The plan is for SHI to combine its digital twin-based ship administration platform on Pan Ocean’s LNG service, New Apex, for an indication. This platform will analyze real-time navigation information and allow built-in administration and upkeep of all ship methods, leading to value financial savings. Following the demonstration, each firms purpose to increase using digital options for autonomous navigation.
Samsung Heavy Industries’ President, Jung Jin-taek, highlighted that the corporate’s concentrate on digital twin expertise, a core facet of autonomous navigation, can be additional enhanced by means of this collaboration with a view to lead the worldwide market.
Pan Ocean’s CEO, Ahn Jung-ho, acknowledged the numerous modifications anticipated within the maritime transport sector resulting from digitalization, pushed by components like next-generation communication networks, environmental rules, and vitality conservation. Pan Ocean goals to make the most of its navigation experience to set business requirements for digitalization.
Earlier this 12 months, SHI additionally partnered with Norwegian maritime expertise group Kongsberg Maritime (KM) to develop autonomous LNG carriers. The target is to create a next-generation LNG service that makes use of distant autonomous navigation and low-carbon expertise for safer and extra energy-efficient operations.