Fri 04 Oct 2019 03:00:00 PM EEST
Nina Savijoki joined Meritaito on 1st of October as project manager for the Intelligent Sea project. Savijoki, Naval Architect by education, has previously worked in Deltamarin in ship concept development tasks and ship design sales. She also has previous experience from working at shipyard. “I am delighted to start working and impacting on for me new angle of shipping” says Nina Savijoki. “I hope that my experience can contribute to widen the perspective of the Intelligent Sea development work and help creating the next generation of waterways”.
The project develops a digital network of smart buoys and navigational aids, tests alternative energy sources for buoys and searches new solutions for ships’ sulphur oxide (SOx) emissions monitoring. The project consists of different activities, in which the ports associated with the project take active part. During these activities the aim is to increase port efficiency and to reduce the carbon footprint of the port area. The project participants are Port of Naantali Ltd and Stockholms Hamn AB. Associated partners of the project are the Swedish Maritime Administration and the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency.
We wish Nina welcome to the project.
One of the buoy types to be tested in the Intelligent Sea project is the Sniffer buoy, in other words an intelligent seabuoy, that is capable of measuring the SOx (Sulphur dioxide) levels of air
The official kick-off event of the project was held on the 12.11.2019. Among the participants where the INEA, project partners Port of Naantali and Ports of Stockholm as well as Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency and Swedish Transport Administration.
Neste Corporation and Meritaito have entered into a service contract, the purpose of which is to create of a comprehensive operations model for the provision of Neste’s waterway maintenance services. Meritaito’s InSea service concept can also be applied to other Neste establishments in Finland.
Port of Helsinki has upgraded ten buoys into smart, modern navigational aids. The new buoys are part of Meritaito Ltd.’s InSea service concept.