Marine

SAIL SMOOTHER


QiO helps a global engineering, technical and business services organisation deliver real-time insights that improve fuel efficiency and reduce cost.

  • SUMMARY


    A global engineering, technical and business services organisation, was commissioned by a British ship operator to analyse fuel consumption. The operator required a software-based solution that could ingest high-frequency sensor data in real-time, provide on-board analytics and bespoke visualisations, scale rapidly across the operator's fleet, and be delivered as a low-cost service.
  • CHALLENGE


    Marine vessels are retro-fitted with sensors that produce massive amounts of data-all at different frequencies and output in different formats. The data is manually retrieved in batches once the journey is completed and analysed
    using legacy tools like Matlab. After a few weeks, a hardcopy PDF report is produced. Ship operators have to wait to access this sensor data, which limits their ability to optimise fuel consumption and results in increased cost.
  • SOLUTION


    QiO teamed with its client and, in 4 weeks, built and deployed an end-to-end data ingestion, visualisation, and correlation solution. The mobile responsive web application was deployed in a secure cloud environment and provides the ship operator with drag-and-drop, dynamic dashboards and customisable charts based on real-time sensor data. More than 45 million data points across approximately 3 million rows from 50+ channels streaming in at 20kHz were ingested, standardised, augmented with external data sources, calculated and visualised.
  • OUTCOMES


    The client delivered a solution to the ship operator that is reusable, helps to detect anomalies,and relates those anomalies to historic, current and predictive insights for a single ship or across the entire fleet. The easy-to-use application has demonstrated it can improve fuel efficiency and save hundreds of thousands of dollars, per ship, per year.

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