Oct 17, 2023 | Marine electronics & digitalisation news

Danelec and Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) marking their shared ambition to accelerate the digitalisation in the maritime market based on hgh frequency, high quality (HFHQ) data.

Danelec says it is the largest maritime data collection solutions provider and market leader in maritime operational and safety technology, while AOT is a player in the research, development, and commercialisation of digital technology solutions for the maritime industry, focusing on accelerating digitalisation for reduction in emissions, operational improvements, and enhanced safety.

The purpose of the MoU is to explore a potential strategic partnership, aiming to offer collaborative vessel data-based services to maritime customers. The envisioned solution revolves around onboarding platforms for data collection and delivery, with shore visualisation and analytical services forming the core components. The joint effort between Danelec and AOT is designed to empower operational organisations in providing and supporting high-quality services related to maritime safety, navigation optimisation, and predictive maintenance.

The scope of the partnership is rooted in a goal to deliver a fully integrated solution, leveraging Danelec’s data and server infrastructure along with AOT’s SMARTSHIP software applications. The ultimate objective is to establish seamless onboard data collection, transmitting it to a cloud infrastructure for analysis of vessel OT data.

Danelec CEO Casper Jensen said: “At Danelec, we firmly believe that digitalisation holds the key to confronting the key challenges of sustainability, productivity, and transparency, and further enhance safety within the maritime industry. As we share this belief with Alpha Ori Technologies, we see great potential in leveraging the synergies of our strong capabilities within data capturing and ship performance and Alpha Ori’s ditto within analysis and digital solutions to deliver new services that will enable ship owners to optimise their operations and accelerate the industry’s route to net zero.”

Bala Sankaran, AOT Co-CEO added: “By employing state-of-the-art digital solutions to assist our maritime customers in operating their businesses predictably, optimising cost inefficiencies, and generating new business models with opportunities for revenue creation, we aim to enable our customers to operate as a digital enterprise. Harnessing the power of data collected through Danelec’s infrastructure, we believe we can enhance operational efficiency and achieve highest levels of safety on board ships.”

Danelec and AOT believe this MoU will enhance their respective strengths and leverage their combined expertise. Together, they aim to bring digital solutions to the maritime market, establishing a solid foundation for the industry’s digital transformation.

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