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1. (WO2014192071) SHIP ASSIGNMENT DEVICE, SHIP ASSIGNMENT METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/192071    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2013/064706
Publication Date: Fri Dec 05 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Wed May 29 01:59:59 CEST 2013
IPC: B63B 49/00
Applicants: NIPPON YUSEN KABUSHIKI KAISHA
日本郵船株式会社
Inventors: OTSUKA, Yuji
大塚 裕二
YAMAGUCHI, Atsushi
山口 敦
URABE, Masaharu
占部 雅晴
KAKUTA, Ryo
角田 領
Title: SHIP ASSIGNMENT DEVICE, SHIP ASSIGNMENT METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM
Abstract:
The present invention presents, from among a plurality of ships, a ship that is suitable for assignment to a sailing route. This ship assignment device acquires schedule information including an operation schedule and a sailing route of a ship. The ship assignment device acquires, from a database, weather information related to the schedule and the sailing route included in the schedule information. The ship assignment device acquires information regarding variations in fuel consumption amount from a database that stores said information for each of a plurality of ships. On the basis of the acquired weather information and acquired information regarding each ship, the ship assignment device calculates the fuel consumption amount for when each ship operates on the sailing route included in the acquired schedule information in accordance with the schedule included in the schedule information. On the basis of the calculation result, the ship assignment device outputs information specifying a plurality of ships.