NOWITECH - Research Network
Fleet optimization - TRL4
The software prototype is developed by MARINTEK in cooperation with industry actors in NOWITECH
The logistic decision support system will enable planning experts to make faster, better and more informed decisions both with respect to cost and risk in the planning phase. These optimized decisions can be related to vessel fleet, infrastructure, shifts, ports and many other logistical aspects.
These types of advanced decision support systems will push the industry from an ad hoc planning process to more structured, reliable and informed decision processes.
Further development, including developing heuristic algorithms to be able to solve richer problems e.g. related to uncertainty aspects is planned as part of the EU project LeanWind (2013-2017) by MARINTEK.