Aug 12, 2015
The Otava operates in the Kotka archipelago as a commuter and oil recovery vessel. The vessel can navigate in ice that is 30 cm thick and is an irreplaceable help to the residents of the archipelago. The vessel's navigation in icy conditions is facilitated by a modern automation solution provided by Valmet.
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|Customer challenge||In icy conditions, reliable operation is paramount. The vessel was designed to traverse 30 cm-thick ice and is currently operating as a commuter vessel in the Kotka archipelago. The 34.9-meter long hull is shaped to minimize fuel consumption. The vessel can undertake oil recovery operations as necessary.|
|Solution||Valmet DNA automation solution with replay functions to review previous trips later on. Valmet DNA Machine Monitoring system to provide required information to the operators/operations staff|
|Results||Reliable operation of the vessel through advanced automation. Better consumption optimized.|
|Keywords||Marine, Europe, Ferries & RoPax vessels, Information management, Power management|