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Danaos SeaRoutes

The Danaos SeaRoutes decision support system, combining accurate vessel added resistance, sea-keeping data with best of breed weather forecasts, will navigate any vessel through the oceans optimizing bunker consumption and passage time according to market conditions.  Danaos SeaRoutes Ltd is a spin-off company subsidized by the Greek Secretariat of R&D.  It was selected in the context of a national Program to implement the  results  of  the  EU
funded SEAROUTES project where DANAOS and the National Technical University of Athens participated. Danaos SeaRoutes is the only Greek company that has been nominated for the European Union 2007 ICT prize.

Danaos SeaRoutes receives the quality label "Nominee for the European ICT Prize"

Combining accurate vessel added resistance and sea-keeping data with best of breed weather forecasts SeaRoutes DSS navigates your particular vessel through the oceans optimizing bunker consumption and passage time according to the market conditions. Although system is producing voyage plans, weather forecasts and voyage summaries to be used onboard and ashore, it is totally different than the various weather routing systems in the market since it suggests the best path based on the detailed parameters of each vessel and the prevailing market requirements. No onboard installation is required, the optimization algorithm is executed ashore and the results are sent to the Master as a routing advice.

Result of an EU supported research project, emphasizing the need for innovative systems that improve the services quality, minimize the weather risks optimizing the passage cost and addressing optimally the inherited difference between the charterer and the operator.

SeaRoutes has been thoroughly evaluated in different vessel types, with significant savings in bunker consumption with optimal vessel time utilization.

Euro-CASE receives application forms from 33 countries, which are assessed by the European ICT Prize evaluation group, consisting of 16 independent experts nominated by Euro-CASE and agreed by the European Commission. 50-70 Nominees for the European ICT Prize are selected among all applicants.

The Nominees have successfully undergone a thorough, highly competitive evaluation procedure, rewarding them with the quality label "European ICT Prize Nominee".

The European recognition that stands behind the selection of the Nominees facilitates access to finance, markets and partnerships, and enhances the visibility, credibility, and the future business prospects for the company.

The European ICT Prize Nominees receive valuable public visibility and media coverage, are promoted on the European ICT Prize website and receive the quality label and logo "Nominee for the European ICT Prize".

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