Webinar, Blog

Friends of Nautilus: Maritime Innovation with Claus Nehmzow and Matt Heider

By Vanessa Roettger, Marketing

Did you miss “Friends of Nautilus” where Claus Nehmzow, CIO at Eastern Pacific Shipping, and Nautilus CEO Matt Heider discussed maritime innovation? Find out why it’s so important to invest in innovation especially in today’s COVID-19 environment.

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Webinar, Blog

Accelerating Innovation: Techstars AMA with Matt Heider

By Vanessa Roettger, Marketing

How can startups and their clients build alignment to drive mutually beneficial results? CEO Matt Heider joined Dhritiman Hui, Managing Director @Techstars to discuss the collaboration between startups and their corporate clients. Watch the full replay.

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Blog

C’mon Feel The Noise

By Megan Arend, Sr. Product Manager & Zachary Tessler, Data Scientist

How do you know if you can trust your sensor data? High frequency data can be noisy at times and sensors may malfunction. At Nautilus, we automatically detect anomalies and outliers to ensure data fidelity. Learn how Nautilus enhances the quality of our resultant predictive performance analytics that feed our Platform’s decision engine.

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Blog

The Seminal Question For Every Mariner, “What’s The Weather Like?”

By Bo Feely, Commercial Strategy

Weather normalized vessel performance is too often seen by many as a factor that is hard to account for in voyage planning and charter agreements. Nautilus weather normalization unlocks a unique opportunity for shipping businesses. Empower your teams with the foresight of weather’s impact on your vessel’s performance with Nautilus Platform. Weather any storm on the path to maximizing profit and learn more in Bo’s latest blog post.

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Case Study

A Competitive Advantage: Real-Time Voyage Optimization

By Nautilus Labs

How can you reduce fuel consumption by 8% and increase voyage profits by $20,172? Our client empowered its operators and crew with Nautilus decision support to enhance each voyage’s outcomes and drive real financial returns. Learn more in our case study.

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Blog

Independence Day… For Your Data

By Taylor March, Client Executive

Who owns your data? Make sure to have access and ownership of your data by focusing on how you buy, what you buy, and who you buy from. Build a sustainable advantage with your data, striving for operational excellence. Learn more in Taylor’s latest blog post.

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Webinar, Blog

The Future of Maritime Tech — Q&A with Matt Heider and Marina Hadjipateras

By Nautilus Labs

What is Blue-Tech? And how is Nautilus setting itself apart from the rest, on a mission to help owners, operators, and now charterers, get access to the information they need to make sustainable and profit-generating business decisions?

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Blog

We Hacked A Way To Help Whales And The Oceans’ Ecosystems

By Lindsey O'Sullivan, Director of People Operations

Nautilus’s Hack Day began with an invitation to think outside of the box—outside of our day-to-day responsibilities—and ended with an innovative reminder that we can drive sustainability through the protection of marine life. We are committed to a carbon-free future in ocean shipping.

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White Paper

Voyage Optimization: The Value Of Dynamic Recalculations In Achieving Higher Vessel Yield

By Nautilus Labs

Conventional and static route optimizations are not sufficient. Download our white paper to learn more about the value of dynamic recalculations of evolving market data in enhancing voyage outcomes.

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Webinar, Blog

Digitalization And The Human Element — Recap Of The Capital Link Operational Excellence In Shipping Virtual Forum 2020

By Leigh Jaffe, Director of Corporate Development

Shipping companies are embracing digitalization without losing the focus on the human element to strive for operational excellence. Read more about key topics in maritime in Leigh’s recap of Capital Link’s Virtual Conference and watch the replay of Matt’s presentation.

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One-Pager

Client Success–Combining Human And Machine Intelligence

By Nautilus Labs

Great technology is awesome, but without a great client experience, it may not be effective. Our philosophy has always been centered on true partnership and world-class client service.

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Blog

Charterers And Owners Embrace Transparency On The Path Towards Operational Excellence

By Taylor March, Client Executive & Bo Feely, Commercial Strategy

There’s a growing asymmetry of knowledge and information between owners and charterers that is leading to unnecessary fuel waste and cost for both parties. Learn how technology can turn this fragmented relationship into one built on trust, partnership and collaboration in Taylor’s and Bo’s latest blog post.

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Blog

Win With Nautilus In A New Operating Paradigm

By Matt Heider, CEO

Today the market paradigm has shifted to a focus on generating higher asset yield across the industry. To outperform in this new context, global shipping leaders partner with Nautilus, as they strive for operational excellence to enhance commercial performance and increase asset yield. And for most shipping companies there is one simple truth: operational excellence demands business transformation.

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Blog

Voyage Optimizations: More Bespoke Outcomes For More Data Complexity

By Emily McGurrin, Data Analyst

Voyage optimizations: complex, multi-dimensional calculations that shouldn’t be managed on a spreadsheet. Learn how Nautilus uniquely combines machine and human intelligence for sophisticated, efficient VOs in Emily’s latest blog post.

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Blog

Generator Optimization; It’s Not About What You Have, But How You Use It

By Conor O'Sullivan, Naval Architect & Marine Engineer

It’s more important than ever to minimize vessel inefficiencies. Determining the best generator configuration increases fuel efficiency and reduces engine hours and CO2 emissions. Our Naval Architect & Marine Engineer has more…

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Blog

Lakehills Propellers & Co.

By Nautilus Labs

The smallest chips in a propeller can cause inefficiencies—a concept that is as true for small boats as it is for commercial vessels. How do you manually repair a prop? Read more in our blog post.

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One-Pager

Multi-Fixture Capture With Real-Time TCE Optimization

By Nautilus Labs

For better TCE outcomes, shipping companies must dynamically sort through the noise of weather, fuel pricing, and sea conditions. Learn how Nautilus Platform can optimize that process, while providing real-time insights and recommendations for maximum TCE.

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One-Pager

Predictive Vessel Performance With Machine Learning

By Nautilus Labs

Every vessel’s performance profile is unique. Learn how Nautilus predicts future behavior in any weather or draft condition, helping you prevent excess fuel consumption, isolating the root cause of performance decay, and optimizing every leg and voyage.

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One-Pager

Fleet Dashboard: A Single View For All Vessels

By Nautilus Labs

Owner/operators need to easily compare vessel insights and make optimal decisions when it comes to vessel health, maintenance, and performance. Introducing Fleet Dashboard single—unified view for your entire fleet.

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Blog

In Defense Of Big Data: Our Re-Cap Of The Maritime Risk Symposium 2019

By Emily McGurrin, Data Analyst

Big data is a collection of choices and behaviors—a detailed track record of causes and effects that enables all of us to make better maritime business decisions. Read more in Emily’s re-cap of the Maritime Risk Symposium 2019.

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Blog

The New Normal In Shipping: Noon Reports Are Not Enough

By Jacob Wilson, Business Development

Performance curves based on noon reports are unable to predict future behavior. Using high frequency data, Nautilus Platform gives you a complete, real-time understanding of your vessel’s performance to make the most profitable decisions. Read more in Jacob’s blog post.

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One-Pager

High Frequency Data For High Performance Decision-Making

By Nautilus Labs

In three separate studies, noon reporting was found to be twice as error-prone than high frequency data. And if you’re relying on noons, your decisions are not only less accurate but can only be made in hindsight. Make better, real-time decisions on vessel health, speed and consumption, and routing, with Nautilus Platform.

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Blog

A Unique Visit To The NYC Ferry Terminal

By Nautilus Labs

The Nautilus team was invited by NYC Ferry to tour their terminal in the Brooklyn Navy Yard and to learn more about maintenance events, engine performance, and the ridership of the New York City Ferry. Read about our experience in our re-cap.

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One-Pager

Condition-Based Propeller Maintenance Via Machine Learning

By Nautilus Labs

Learn how Nautilus Platform helps you understand each vessel’s calm water performance through advanced machine learning techniques that identify and alert the true source of performance degradation, as it happens.

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One-Pager

Real-Time ETA Optimization

By Nautilus Labs

Learn how Nautilus Platform can help you get to port while optimizing for fuel efficiency, demurrage opportunities, and capture your next fixture.

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Blog

Life At Sea: Moments From My Seafaring

By Victor Ansart, Integrations Specialist

The life of a mariner at sea is completely different from life on land. But how does life at sea look like? Read more in Victor’s blog post.

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Blog

A Shipping Odyssey: Our Re-Cap Of SHIPPINGInsight

By Vanessa Roettger, Marketing

Nautilus Labs attended this year’s SHIPPINGInsight, the 8th annual Fleet Optimization & Innovation Conference & Exhibition, in Stamford. Read more about the industry event in Vanessa’s Re-Cap.

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One-Pager

Maintenance Event—Historical Comparison

By Nautilus Labs

Learn how Nautilus Platform’s machine intelligence gives you the ability to see your vessel’s calm water performance, identify an actionable maintenance event without the effects of weather, and track degradation and improvements over time.

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Blog

Bluetech For The Bottom Line: Our Re-Cap Of SeaAhead’s Inaugural Ocean Summit

By Nautilus Labs

Nautilus Labs joined an incredible array of technologists, environmentalists, designers, VC firms, and maritime publications for SeaAhead’s inaugural Global Bluetech Summit⁠—in Brooklyn. Read more in our Re-Cap.

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Blog

Disconnected Systems Are Disconnected Decisions

By Taylor March, Client Executive

The companies that are going to succeed in 2020 are investing now in tying their datasets and systems together. Simply put, disconnected systems are disconnected teams, and disconnected teams will fundamentally make less profitable decisions for your business—because they’re not looking at the same datasets—when every dollar counts.

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Blog

Building Strong Charter Relationships When Fuel Quality Is Dubious

By Taylor March, Client Executive

Fuel quality is a topic that is top of mind amidst market uncertainties. Finding ways to mitigate risk and prove resilient under such uncertainties and fuel price pressures will help owners maximize the returns on their individual vessels and come out on top. Nautilus Platform captures SFOC changes immediately and surfaces it to the relevant stakeholders.

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Blog

IMO 2020 Is Coming — Will Your Fleet Be Ready?

By Nautilus Labs

In less than four months, a proverbial sea change will be hitting the ocean shipping industry – will your fleet be ready for it? On January 1, 2020, the long-awaited IMO 2020 regulations will go into effect. In a Forbes op-ed, Wood Mackenzie’s Alan Gelder…

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Blog, Infographic

How Nautilus Improves Your RPM Instructions

By Nautilus Labs

Nautilus combines different key inputs in order to produce the optimal voyage instruction. Learn how Nautilus enables its clients to improve TCE rates by 10%.

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Blog

Podcast: Building Sustainable Global Trade

By Nautilus Labs

Nautilus Labs CEO, Matt Heider, talks sustainable global trade and advancing efficiency in maritime on ARK Invest’s podcast FYI.       On this podcast, Matt Heider, CEO of Nautilus Labs, joined ARK Invest’s Research Analyst, James Wang, to talk about Nautilus’ approach to advancing the…

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Blog

Announcing Nautilus’ Series A

By Nautilus Labs

Nautilus announced $11M in Series A funding led by M12, Microsoft’s venture fund, along with Root Ventures. Existing and new investors including Quiet Capital, Trail Mix, and Amplifier Lab participated in the round, which brings Nautilus’ total funding raised to $14.5M. Nautilus is building artificial intelligence to advance the efficiency of ocean commerce.

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Blog

Staying Ahead Of The (Vessel Performance) Curve

By Nautilus Labs

In past blog posts we’ve discuss how high-frequency vessel sensor data enables users to examine, monitor, and take action on the health of a vessel in real-time. At Nautilus Labs, we harness the power of high frequency data (HFD) to help shoreside teams make more…

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Blog

Making High Frequency Data Work For You

By Nautilus Labs

How can our clients be confident that high frequency data outputted by sensors on their vessel is accurate? At Nautilus Labs, we’ve generated custom, vessel-specific mathematical models based off of troves of historical sensor data to not only predict future vessel behavior, but also to understand current vessel behavior and sensor data.

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Case Study

Dynamic Speed Optimization

By Matt Heider, CEO

“Improve Voyage Economics And Increase Profitability”: Case Study on Dynamic Speed Optimization. Read how Nautilus Platform helps shipping companies reduce operational costs and maximize profits.

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Blog

How Do We Build Great Software For Owner-Operators? Focus On The People!

By Nautilus Labs

Usability and experience should be the cornerstone of every technology. How many times have you been on the receiving end of software services only to encounter an interface that is overly complicated or a user flow that is counter intuitive to your pre-existing processes and workflows? At Nautilus Labs, we seek to circumvent these issues via human-centricity.

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Blog, Infographic

How Nautilus Platform Compares To Standard Noon Reporting

By Nautilus Labs

Noon data is a lagging indicator characterized by high potential for human error due to manually observed and reported average values. Nautilus Platform collects high frequency data automatically from ship to shore with the goal of generating accurate historical, real-time, and predictive insights. Check out our infographic to see how our platform compares to standard noon reports.

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Blog

Trim Your Fuel Usage By Up To 5%

By Nautilus Labs

Nautilus has identified an accurate optimal trim for our clients that equates to over 5% in fuel savings along each vessel’s respective voyage. Now more than ever, it is becoming important to look under the hood of your data collection.

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Blog

“Where Is My Ship?”

By Nathan McCloskey, Tech Lead

Understanding ship location and route is fundamental to successful maritime operations. Defective GPS data can negatively impact maritime decision-making. At Nautilus Labs, we want our clients to trust all the data displayed and have confidence in the insights our platform provides. We implement proprietary techniques like Dead Reckoning on behalf of our clients to detect, measure, and, if possible, correct for this kind of systematic error.

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Blog

SMM 2018: Focus On Smart Shipping

By Vanessa Roettger, Marketing

Nautilus Labs attended this year’s SMM in Hamburg, the international trade fair for Shipbuilding, Machinery and Marine technology. The conference welcomed over 50,000 visitors from more than 120 countries. 2,289 exhibitors from 169 nations covered 13 halls and a total of 93,000 sq.m (1,001,044 sq.ft) demonstrating their products and services.

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Blog

‘You Only Know It Happened After You Blackout.’

By Matt Heider, CEO

More and more sources have reported on contaminated bunker recently. Nautilus Labs built a platform that enables owner-operators to monitor main engine performance in real-time. Nautilus Platform shows automated SFOC and consumption data 24/7 and helps you to avoid the worst bad bunker events which means the vessel would ultimately stop unplanned in the middle of the ocean.

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Blog

Maritime Digitalization: From “Just Words” To Actual Dollars

By Matt Heider, CEO

Nautilus Labs is driving significant fuel efficiency in the maritime industry. Leveraging vessel-specific machine learning algorithms based on high frequency data, Nautilus Platform outputs a more accurate and efficient dynamic speed instruction that incorporates actual real-time vessel speed and consumptions patterns, forecasted weather, and opportunity cost of vessel re-marketing (among other factors).

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Blog

Your Newest Teammate: Machine Learning

By Nautilus Labs

Nautilus Labs is leveraging machine learning and data science to deliver value to our clients through automated and normalized vessel performance analysis which leads to voyages that are optimized and profits that are maximized.

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Blog

The Hottest Commodity In Bulk

By Nautilus Labs

High frequency data gives shipping companies a competitive advantage by surfacing actionable vessel insights more quickly to maximize ROI.

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Case Study

“Excuse me? I think you left some money behind.”

By Nautilus Labs

Case Study on Commercial Optimization in Maritime Transportation. How maritime shipping companies can maximize ROI with big data and automation.

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Blog

How Automated Noon Reporting Creates Massive ROI For Your Maritime Business

By Nautilus Labs

As the maritime shipping industry moves past traditional noon reports for ship data reporting, the owner-operators who execute the transition first will ultimately win the day and increase ship and fleet performance.

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