"K" Line to install “Optimum Weather Routing System” to operated/managed vessels
"K" Line decided to install “Optimum Weather Routing System” developed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as KHI) to operated/managed vessels in its fleet, the company said in its press release.
This system provides the minimum fuel consumption route in consideration of the safety navigation, hence "K" Line planning to install the system in about 120 vessels by 2021, as part of the system which is the KAWASAKI Integrated Maritime Solution “K-IMS” that "K" Line developed in collaboration with KHI group.
By installing the system, beside the safety of ship operation will improve, it leads to economical and environmentally friendly operation by energy saving.
The ship ICT system which uses ship-shore intercommunication system and has functions of operation management of ships, condition monitoring of engine plant, and ship performance analysis from the office.