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With Tieto you can get “one big happy project room.”

Norbulk’s email, calendars, contact and agement System, or K-IMS, also offers appointments from its old mail server to data-processing results said to yield the new cloud-based system. The com- safety, operational, cost and life-of-asset plexity might be different than, say, co- dividends. A remote-services CISCO operating on a new-build vessel in Po- router connects the K-IMS and K-IMS land and Norway or a helideck in China, apps to onshore hosting services that are but it’s clear cloud solutions generate no multi-layered for virus and hack protec- modest amount of ef? ciency tion. “It’s (layers are) like an onion. Any- “(Offshore project) Gudrun is already thing else would not be accepted by the ahead of schedule and on-budget. Other market,” said Kongsberg Maritime’s vice projects in those yards, the same,” says president of information management

Bjorseth. “(Cloud solutions) cut email systems, Olivier Cadet, a French expat. and improve change management.” Ti- He said performance management, en- eto’s cloud solutions have been adopted ergy management, fuel optimization and by BW Offshore for its FPSO operations fuel benchmarking offer “tremendous and FSO vessel maintenance. opportunity” for savings. Safety is found in tracking onshore the tension exerted (Photo: Courtesy Tieto)

Kongsberg’s Data Onion on an anchor handler offshore. “I’m always impressed when people Yet, even for Kongsberg, it seems, Truly Paperless It seems the only truly paperless ship come to the of? ce and we are able to adoption of the cloud for big data gath- Before the truly paperless ship is might be the people-less ship. The U.S. show them on a big screen submissions ering and processing has been spotty. achieved, it seems other industries will military’s sub-hunting autonomous ship from ships and all the documentation is While smart data processing between have to make stronger inroads into ship- Sea Hunter is a now of? cially a major there in an integrated management sys- onboard performance-related aps and ping. In the cloud, Google and Tieto Chinese and Russian headache. The tem,” said Mr. Karlsen, adding, “We onshore centers is well-documented, Ca- appear to have oceangoing operations, navy already con? rms the Sea Hunter have even moved over to paperless pur- det admits a simple app that helps a ship construction and maintenance covered. operates “at a fraction of the cost”.

chasing. You won’t stay competitive un- communicate with port is not available. Kongsberg has performance-related big, Near press time, Rolls-Royce unveiled less you look ahead at advancements and “We have projects in that ? eld,” he says, smart data processing. Some of the big its “vision of remote and autonomous digitisation and how that’s going to im- “But we don’t have that at the moment.” cruise liners train staffs paperlessly. shipping”, it’s president, Mikael Maki- prove your businesses going forward.” One out? t that does have a cloud solu- “There are still a lot of handwritten nen, declaring:

When it comes to connecting offshore tion to ensure a seafarer’ documents can forms that need to be ? lled in, but every- “The smart ship will revolutionize service vessels, Kongsberg Maritime’s be electronically produced at port is trav- thing is logged into the system electroni- the landscape of ship design and opera- cloud-based big data Information Man- el management company ATP Instone. cally now,” says Karlsen of Norbulk. tions.” 31

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