Global launch of data utilization platform announced at Sea Asia Exhibition
The wholly owned subsidiary set up by ClassNK, Ship Data Center Co., Ltd. (ShipDC), announced the global launch of IoS-OP (Internet of ships open platform), a platform for data distribution and utilization under common rules, at a seminar held during Sea Asia Exhibition on 9 April 2019.
The aim of the IoS-OP is to create a new maritime cluster in the digital age that will continue throughout future generations. In order to accomplish this, IoS-OP distinguishes cooperative domain and competitive domain. In the cooperative domain, IoS-OP users will collect and safely store data at ShipDC and ShipDC will distribute the data under common rules agreed by the stakeholders. In the competitive domain, IoS-OP users will utilize the data and create data-driven innovation.
Speaking on the launch of IoS-OP, Mr. Yasuhiro Ikeda, President of ShipDC said: “We have prepared a platform where everyone could make data-driven innovation under the agreed rules. Now, it is time to invite everyone to join the initiative to create innovative solution in the maritime industry.”
Source: Ship Data Center Co. Ltd.