Weather Routing Service aims to find the optimum route between 2 positions at sea. Many times, the shortest distance is not the quickest route, due to the presence of wind, currents and waves which can seriously affect the speed of a ship, and have to be forecasted in advance, in order to construct an optimum route that saves time and bunkers. The calculation of the optimum route should integrate various data:
The objectives of weather routing are generally the following:
Oceanroute S.A. can be your valuable partner, providing marine weather forecasts and tropical alerts worldwide, advising optimum ship routes for any kind of sea passage (coastal, ocean) and preparing Post Voyage Analysis at the end of each passage. Oceanroute S.A. can re-construct also Historic Voyage Analysis, based on the archive of Actual Weather Conditions prevailed worldwide since 2010. Oceanroute S.A. uses the latest and the most reliable weather models to provide accurate marine weather forecasts, in respect of Winds, Swell Height and Direction, Significant Waves Height, Pressure, Wind Gusts, and Ocean Surface Currents.
Weather forecast (Wind, Pressure, Swell and Significant Wave)
Ocean Surface Currents Forecast & Reanalysis
Guidance on the Weather Routing clauses & Performance Warranties of the c/p
– Annual Contracts for Weather Routing Services
– Pricing for 1 time-charter trip (1 leg, either ballast or laden)
– Spot Forecast for Oil Companies, Towing Assistance
– Hourly Port Weather Conditions for proper check of Laytime Calculations
– Shadow Monitoring of your own or chartered Fleet
– Weather Forecast Software to install on board your ships
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