BunkerEx is an online portal for ship owners and operators looking to find optimal bunker ports in terms of availability, cost and proximity when planning voyages. The potential for savings is substantial for a low margin industry, and owners have documented savings of up to USD 10 000 per voyage by using the system to reveal cost efficient bunker options.
Bunker Planner is the perfect example of a digital service that generates direct business value. Enabling easy access to the service through Vessel Insight and the Kognifai Marketplace will allow ship owners and operators to make smarter, more cost-efficient decisions in their planning and operations,
With Bunker Planner ship operators simply enter a voyage, and immediately see distance, ETA, quantity required and the most cost-efficient bunker options on their selected route. Bunker Planner will be available as a service for users of KONGSBERG’s maritime data infrastructure solution Vessel Insight. Vessel Insight ensures that customers can capture and aggregate quality data from their fleet in a cost effective and secure way, and also gives users access to value adding services and solutions like Bunker Planner on the Kognifai Marketplace.
We’re extremely excited to partner with KONGSBERG to offer clients a way to quickly optimize their voyage plans and save significant amounts on bunker fuel. Collecting bunker prices, distances, calling costs and availabilities for every bunker port can be very time consuming, so showing chartering managers and operators results in just one click is exactly what Vessel Insight is about.
With Vessel Insight, onshore and on-site staff involved in fleet management and operations get instant easy access to fleet overview, vessel specific dashboards and data analysis tools. Bringing in Bunker Ex with Bunker Planner more features will be added for the users providing better options in selecting the correct port for the most cost effective voyage.
About Kongsberg Digital
Kongsberg Digital is a provider of next-generation software and digital solutions to customers within maritime, oil and gas, and renewables and utilities. The company consists of more than 500 software experts with leading competence within the Internet of Things, smart data, artificial intelligence, maritime simulation, automation, and autonomous operations. Kongsberg Digital is the group-wide center of digital expertise for KONGSBERG.
BunkerEx is an online portal for owners and operators to find their optimal bunker port when planning voyages. Clients can access to real-time bunker prices in 400 ports either on screen, on a map combined with distances, via API or even pulled directly into their Excel spreadsheets. The planner combines these live prices with vessel consumption, deviation cost, calling costs, ECA areas and bunker pumping time to show the optimal bunker port for each voyage in mere seconds.