18. November 2020 | Coach Solutions
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 vessels.
Some would still argue that there is a conflict between being green and at the same time operating a profitable business. However, with the large proven fuel savings seen from weather routing demonstrates that being sustainable will have an economic benefit.
COACH Solutions has created a fully automated weather routing service which gives the most optimal weather routing in less than 3 minutes to both shore side staff and onboard crew. The COACH Voyage Optimization is an innovative, cutting edge weather routing service where multiple key parameters are combined on a user-friendly platform to provide the most optimal and safe route guidance while maximizing the voyage result without compromising safety.
During the voyage, the route is automatically updated and sent to the vessel on a daily basis. The operator can follow the vessels progress on dedicated dashboards showing adherence to voyage instructions and CP Performance. Extensive Post Voyage Assessment Reports and claims support is included in the COACH weather routing service.
The advised route is optimal because it is computed basis the Operators key knowledge about vessel- and voyage specific business parameters such as TCE (Time Charter Equivalent) and bunker costs, but also takes into account the vessel´s actual and updated speed and consumption profile determined by COACH – thus ensuring best possible route and the most accurate prediction of bunker consumption, speed and ETA.
Therefore, the simple answer to why weather routing is important is that it keeps your vessel safe while maximizing earnings.
If you are interested in learning more about COACH weather routing, please don’t hesitate to contact us at email@example.com for an introduction, or use the contact form below.
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 […]