Dynamic trimming

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Dynamic trimming is a method of operating seagoing vessels in a way that ensures minimum water resistance in all circumstances. The method is based on collection and multidimensional analysis of exact real-time data on vessel attitude.

The method is based on automatized retrieval of data from operational vessel management applications and purpose-built sensors using sensor network technology. The core of the method is a multidimensional analysis model, which continuously calculates the key forces affecting the vessel attitude.

The method is aimed to help officers ensure their vessels are operated right. The key metrics are brought to vessel officers in a graphic form to facilitate decision-making. The data helps vessel officers to optimize trim at all times, thus minimizing water resistance.