Digitalization and operational optimization

Digitalization and operational optimization
During this meeting we will look into digitalisation and how this can be used for operational optimization and energy optimization onboard ships.
The focus will be on operational experience and how to utilize data from different systems in order to create enhanced benefits of the data onboard and ashore.

17.00 Welcome 
by Frederik Hammer Berthelsen, DFDS
Co-organizers Ulrik Dam Nielsen, associate professor, DTU and Peter Blach, projektchef, Maskinmestrenes Forening
17.05 Introduction to operational optimization
by Niels Tingleff Haastrup, associate professor, Fredericia Maskinmesterskole and Chief Officer, Molslinjen
Operationel optimization and digitization go hand-in-hand in the maritime sector. As an associate professor at Fredericia Maskinmesterskole and working also part-time as a chief officer at Molslinjen, Niels will share his operational experience with us from several shipping companies. Also Niels will present a Molslinjen development project, where the vast amounts of operational data collected, are analyzed by Fredericia Maskinmesterskole, SDU and UCL.
17.30 How can knowledge about engine control systems and propulsion systems be used for weather routing and voyage optimization?
by TBD, Qtagg
Abstract to follow.
18.15 Break
18.45 Sea state identification by machine learning using sensor data from a container ship
by Malte Mittendorf, PhD student, DTU
The presentation is addressing a machine learning-based approach for sea state identification using the wave buoy analogy. Measurement data of a Panamax container vessel sailing in the Northern Atlantic is utilized and neural networks are trained on time and frequency domain features derived from 6-DOF accelerations for the prediction of integral sea state parameters. The frequency domain model is trained on sequences of spectral ordinates derived from cross response spectra, while the time domain model is applied to 5-minute time series of ship responses. Additionally, multi-task learning was employed and the frequency domain method stood out in terms of accuracy and efficiency.
19.15 Using operational data for vessel performance management and operational optimization
by Frederik Hammer Berthelsen, Vessel Performance Specialist, DFDS
In a shipping company many different datasets are available from the vessels, terminals etc. which can be combined for enhanced benefits of the data onboard and ashore. Furthermore, presentation of this data for involved stakeholders are crucial in order to take any data-driven decisions to optimize the operation and thereby save fuel and CO2. Therefore, we will look into how DFDS work with operational data from the vessels in order to do vessel performance and some different projects based on this data.
19.55 Closure


The event is in collaboration with Danish Society for Naval Architecture and IDA Maritim

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  • When

    20. feb. 2023 17:00 - 20:00
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    IDA Conference, Kalvebod Brygge 31-33, 1780 København V

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    20. feb. 2023 - 12:00

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    IDA Maritim

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