marineworks: First Korean company to join IoS-OP

Source: press release, 4 March 2021

IoS-OP is a universal platform consisting of rules established in the maritime industry and a data centre
IoS-OP is a universal platform consisting of rules established in the maritime industry and a data centre (illustration: ShipDC)

Korea-based maritime solution provider marineworks has joined IoS Open Platform (IoS-OP), the ship IoT data sharing platform promoted by Ship Data Center Co., Ltd. (ShipDC). As the first Korean company to join the initiative, marineworks works on not only the transmission and utilisation of the ship operation data in IoS-OP but also contribution to raise the awareness to IoS-OP.

IoS-OP is a universal platform that enables the sharing of ship operation data among shipbuilders, manufacturers, and related service providers without compromising profits of data providers. The platform consists of a data centre for collecting and providing data, and the IoS-OP Terms of Use which are the rules on data distribution agreed on by the industry. With marineworks, the number of organisations in the member association IoS-OP Consortium has reached 61.

marineworks is a maritime ICT company in Korea, which has provided smart ship solutions that monitor, analyse, and convert the ship’s condition in real-time to determine and visualise the ship’s operating environment and risk level for safe and efficient operation of the ship.