Cape Tankers, an Ultranav group company, and Indian maritime technology company, BlueWater Trade Winds, announced the official signing of their contract to implement BlueWater’s “BOSS Voyage Optimisation Suite” for their Panamax and Aframax fleet.
The BOSS Suite will serve as a catalyst to Cape Tankers’ decarbonisation strategy, which includes energy efficiency, intelligent voyage optimization, efficient fleet management, weather routing, and vessel performance analysis.
Capt. Ruben Aaros , General Manager Operations, Cape Tankers said: “Choosing BOSS Suite for our fleet was a natural choice since during the trials, we observed a positive influence of BOSS modus operandi on our voyage operations. The level of customization and development of advance vessel monitoring tools in BOSS has been impressive. Further, the system is loaded with features such as vessel performance analytics and CII ratings, which helped us know the why and how of our fleet’s efficiency.”
Adding to the announcement, Capt. Kumaresh Gupta, Managing Director at BlueWater, said: “We are delighted to have Cape Tankers fleet in BOSS. The BOSS team has readily developed certain customized solutions for operational excellence and performance analysis to suit Cape Tankers’ requirements. With BOSS our aim has always been to develop technologies to streamline voyages and build a digital ecosystem for commercial shipping where all vessels are technologically smart, safer, and energy efficient.”
About Blue Water: The company provides a host of software as service for voyage optimisation including its pioneer cargo heating management for tankers. BlueWater employs 100+ personnel in its Dehradun office and currently optimises over 700 vessels of various types for maritime industry leaders, and provides quantifiable savings through a verifiable benchmarking system.