Marine Cat® Connect Customer Stories

marine cat connect customer stories

Read about how Cat® Connect has helped other marine customers.

 


Control Costs

 


Cat Asset Intelligence Detects Fleetwide Dirty Condensor

Cat Asset Intelligence uses advanced analytics to qualify raw data into actionable data. Using the Fleet-Wide View, the engineers of Cat Asset Intelligence noticed a high percentage of reported fouled condensers across the entire fleet.

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Marine Asset Intelligence Detects an Engine Imbalance

Marine Asset Intelligence uses advanced analytics to qualify raw data into actionable information. Hundreds of thousands of raw data values for each asset are evaluated against a tailored set of rules and intelligently converted into much smaller representative sets of data.

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Cat Asset Intelligence Detects a Fouled RO Membrane

The RO membrane is a component in the RO units that is responsible for producing fresh water from salt water. A low flow rate water through the RO unit and high discharge pressure are strong indicators of a fouled RO membrane.

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Cat Asset Intelligence Detects a Fouled Strainer

Cat Asset Intelligence uses advanced analytics to qualify raw data into actionable information. Hundreds of thousands of raw data values for each asset are evaluated against a tailored set of rules and intelligently converted into much smaller representative sets of data.

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Marine Asset Intelligence Optimizes Hull Cleaning Frequency

Marine Asset Intelligence used fuel consumption data to identify the optimal schedule for hull cleaning. The vessel of interest had one cleaning in two years, scheduled solely on the basis of calendar days, not condition.

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Improve Performance

 


Cat Asset Intelligence Detects a Fouled Heat Exchanger

The automated analytics revealed high fresh water temperatures and high suction temperatures at each stage. The rise in fresh water temperature suggests a dirty or fouled heat exchanger in the HPAC unit.

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Reduce Risk

 


Cat Asset Intelligence Detects Engine Light Loading

Cat Asset Intelligence engineering experts note that generators are often operated in ways that minimize the chances of a vessel completely losing power, especially during times of restricted maneuverability in order to decrease risk of collision with other objects or the ground.

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Manage People

 


Find out how to save $100k+ with optimal transit speed

Using the Cat Asset Intelligence automated analytics combined with the expertise of the Marine Asset Intelligence (MAI) Fleet Advisor, an opportunity to adjust transit speed (during non-time-sensitive transits) was identified, helping the customer reduce fuel consumption.

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Find out how to reduce idle time to save fuel and engine hours

Using advanced analytics that qualifies raw data into actionable information, the Cat Asset Intelligence technology platform was able to identify extended operating periods where both propulsion diesel engines were idling while the vessel was moored at the pier.

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