1. July 2020 | Coach Solutions
Kongsberg Digital has acquired COACH Solutions, a leading supplier of software solutions for vessel performance and monitoring.
COACH’s vessel performance monitoring system was developed by Danish shipping company Clipper Group. In 2016 COACH was established as an independent company – COACH Solutions ApS – which has grown rapidly. Its software currently has over 900 licenses running.
COACH supplies vessel operators, owners, pool managers and technical managers with a suite of tools for vessel performance, weather routing and noon reporting. COACH’s solutions allow its customers to optimize energy consumption and receive constantly updated weather routing, assisting them in making large economic and environmental savings from their operations. The software tools are a natural fit with Kongsberg Digital’s maritime portfolio, and the addition of Kongsberg Digital’s resources and global network will accelerate COACH’s growth.
“The strength of COACH Solutions’ product offering is evident in their rapid growth. Their ability to deliver solutions that address the most urgent needs of their clients demonstrates the team’s insight into the customers’ pain points and level of digital maturity. COACH’s software is highly complementary to the portfolio of maritime digital solutions we offer and will be of strategic importance in our further development,” says Hege Skryseth, President of Kongsberg Digital.
“Joining Kongsberg Digital is a fantastic step forward for COACH, so we can continue delivering business value to our clients. Kongsberg Digital has an unrivaled ability to unlock the value of digital data with its Kognifai intrastructure. We at COACH very much look forward to joining the KONGSBERG family and being part of the journey of digitalizing the world fleet,” says Anders Bruun, CEO of COACH Solutions.
As part of KONGSBERG, KONGSBERG COACH Solutions will be integrated in Kongsberg Digital’s Maritime Digital Solutions portfolio, offering digitalization solutions to the maritime sector. The solutions will complement KONGSBERG’s Vessel Insight data infrastructure solution and the Kognifai Maritime Ecosystem.
“COACH Solutions completes our range of maritime digital solutions to the merchant marine market. COACH Solutions’ software is simple to install and use, giving customers key tools and a foundation on which to start their digitalization. We are happy to welcome the team onboard and look forward to working with KONGSBERG COACH Solutions as part of the KONGSBERG family,” says Vigleik Takle, SVP, Maritime Digital Solutions at Kongsberg Digital.
”We are pleased to have been the early developer of COACH,” says Peter Norborg, Group CEO, Clipper Bulk A/S. “Based on continuous input from our organization COACH has developed one of the industry’s leading software solutions for optimizing vessel performance and routing. But software development is not a core competence for Clipper, and we are glad that, in KONGSBERG, COACH will have a dedicated, long-term, technology-focused owner who can accelerate COACH’s development and deployment.”
The acquisition was finalized on 30th June 2020.
5. October 2021 | Coach Solutions
Meet a COACH – Filip Bojanowski
Here at COACH Solutions, we are very proud of our most valuable and greatest asset – our employees. Without them – no COACH Solutions. In today’s “Meet a COACH” interview we are literally flying green – and flying high! Filip Bojanowski, who is our Head of Software Development gives you some insight on some of […]
29. September 2021 | Coach Solutions
First experiences with high frequency data: what to consider?
In the first article in a series of “position articles” our Head of Performance Management, Christian Råe Holm is looking at high frequency data. What to consider? What are challenges and how to overcome the challenges? With COACH Solutions’ strong ties to the tramp segments, we have seen that many owners are still only […]
14. September 2021 | Coach Solutions
Meet a COACH – Line Kiaerskou
Here at COACH Solutions, we are very proud of our most valuable and greatest asset – our employees. Without them – no COACH Solutions. In our line of “Meet a COACH” interviews we have this time spoken with Line Kiaerskou from our Sales Team. Line is not only bringing a lot of shipping experience – […]
9. September 2021 | Coach Solutions
Is Performance Benchmarking important?
Prediction of ships’ speed-power relationship at speed intervals below the design speed Setting a correct performance benchmark is crucial for monitoring vessel hull performance efficiently. With more ships slow steaming in order to meet EEXI requirements, accurate benchmarking can become an issue because sea trials and model tests are typically performed in the design speed […]
8. September 2021 | Coach Solutions
18. November 2020 | Coach Solutions
Why is weather routing so important?
The aim of weather routing is to achieve optimum speed in order to perform the voyage as energy efficient as possible reducing bunker consumption while providing the safety of ship, crew and cargo. The IMO has publicly states that utilizing weather routing services reduces fuel consumption by up to 3% and even further with larger […]
1. July 2020 | Coach Solutions
Kongsberg Digital acquires COACH Solutions
Kongsberg Digital has acquired COACH Solutions, a leading supplier of software solutions for vessel performance and monitoring. COACH’s vessel performance monitoring system was developed by Danish shipping company Clipper Group. In 2016 COACH was established as an independent company – COACH Solutions ApS – which has grown rapidly. Its software currently has over 900 licenses […]
18. January 2021 | Coach Solutions
Monitor Cylinder lube oil consumption
Cylinder lube oil consumption is one of the most overlooked consumers in fleet performance management. With saving potentials anywhere between 5-10% and often higher there is great value in monitoring the consumption and taking action. Over-lubrication does not only directly impact your profit and loss it also has a negative technical impact on your equipment. […]
12. September 2019 | Coach Solutions
COACH Solutions releases IMO 2020 module
COACH Solutions releases IMO 2020 module COACH Solutions have, in close cooperation with our dedicated clients, developed a simple overview to help operators manage the increasing demands posed by the 2020 global Sulphur Cap. In short, it gives the operator a constantly updated overview of which fuel types are on board the vessel, in which […]
23. September 2019 | Coach Solutions
COACH Solutions launch updated web portal
COACH Solutions has launched an updated web portal to serve existing and new clients. The updated web portal helps the clients continue being updated on the performance and current status of their vessels. The site offers an even more user-friendly navigation platform as well as increased responsiveness. In addition, the back-end for the market leading […]