Honeywell understands the challenges encountered by today’s seafarers, ship builders, fleet owners and vessel operators.
Increasingly, companies involved in marine and offshore operations are faced with an uncertain economy, rising fuel costs, unforeseeable safety and security hazards, and a growing list of mandatory regulations and laws.
Crews are smaller, rotate frequently and may be unfamiliar with high-tech equipment. Crews are pressured by long voyages at sea, characterised by harsh weather and long hours, as well as their stays in-harbour, which must be as brief as possible.
Ship owners must also deal with the availability of capital, as well as the duration of time needed to build and complete a vessel. This puts pressure on shipyards to select powerful, easy and integrated systems, and find competent technical help on a local basis.
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