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ClassNK grants Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions to “Cassandra” developed by Deep Sea Technologies

7 March 2024

Tokyo - ClassNK has granted its Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions*1 to a vessel & voyage performance monitoring platform called “Cassandra” developed by Deep Sea Technologies SMPC.

"Cassandra" is a platform that integrates performance data from vessels with AI technology, and then enables real-time monitoring of the ship’s current status. It is cloud-based and designed to monitor fuel consumption, CO2 emissions, as well as hull and engine performance from shore.

ClassNK has verified the functions of “Cassandra”, 1. CO2 emissions monitoring, 2. Hull monitoring and performance indexes, 3. Main engine monitoring and machinery performance indexes, 4. Auxiliary equipment monitoring, 5. Automated reports for specific vessels for full legs or daily granularity and group reports for fleets, 6. Real-time notifications for alerts, including anomalies detected in comparison to the AI models, 7. Displaying Events log (timeline), 8. Customizable widget dashboard. Furthermore, ClassNK has confirmed that the “DSS” notations*2 can be applied to ships under ClassNK registry equipped with the product, and issued a certificate to the company.

ClassNK will continue to further promote its Innovation Endorsement for Ships, Products & Solutions, and Providers, and strive to support innovative technologies and initiatives.

*1 In order to promote the spread and development of innovative technologies, ClassNK has offered Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions. ClassNK supports the deployment of products and services through third-party certification for equipment and software technology with innovative functions. The detailed information is available on the following page of ClassNK website:

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*2 class notations for ships with advanced digital technology

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