Hyundai Heavy and Accenture Teaming Up on Connected Smart Ship Project

Hyundai Heavy and Accenture Teaming Up on Smart Ship Project

South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and NYSE -listed Accenture are collaborating to design a ‘connected smart ship’ aimed at enabling ship owners to better manage their fleets and achieve potential operational savings through the application of digital technologies.

Using a network of sensors that will be built into new vessels, ship owners will be able to capture a range of ship voyage information including location, weather, and ocean current data, as well as on-board equipment and cargo status data.

By applying real-time analytics to new and historical fleet data and using data visualization technology to present the insights, ship owners will be able to monitor their vessel’s status and condition in real-time to make data-driven decisions that support more efficient operations. Services are expected to include real-time alerts and warnings, predictive maintenance and more efficient scheduling.

The connected smart ship uses HHI’s on-ship platform and the Accenture Connected Platforms as a Service (CPaaS). Services to be offered to HHI’s customers through this collaboration include administrative and user management services, and device management services. These ensure all connected devices can be monitored and maintained remotely.

With real-time data collection and exchange across vessels, ports, cargo and land logistics, HHI would be able to create additional services and revenue streams to customers across the lifecycle of ships and journeys, removing barriers between different elements of a ship’s operation. The collaboration is part of HHI’s plans to expand its business, moving from manufacturing to services.

”Through this collaboration with Accenture, our ambition is to lead innovation in ship operations, shipping and the port logistics sector,” said Moon-kyoon Yoon, Chief Operating Officer of the Shipbuilding Division of Hyundai Heavy Industries.

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