PortShield uses big data and sophisticated algorithms, incorporating environmental information and real-time vessel movements to determine the fouling challenge each vessel is experiencing.
The type of fouling prevention system used by each vessel along with any additional hull management measures (hull cleaning, dry-docking, etc) are factored to produce an estimate of the risk a vessel may pose in terms of introducing hull-borne IAS.
The system can benchmark every vessel scheduled to call at a Port against a given population of vessels – for example, all the vessels that have called at the Port over the last 12 months.
Each Port/Port State can customise the system by setting their own preference regarding acceptable levels of risk and flag the vessels deemed to be at high risk before they enter Port.
How does it benefit you?
Provide proactive and pre-emptive approach to help prevent the introduction of hull-borne IAS
Assesses the risk of each vessel introducing hull-borne IAS prior to entry into Port
Allows efficient allocation of resources
Allows customisation of acceptable risk levels
Facilitates transparent hull-borne IAS management for regulatory audits
Provides an early warning of potential risk
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