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|1. (WO2014192071) SHIP ASSIGNMENT DEVICE, SHIP ASSIGNMENT METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM|
|Applicants:||NIPPON YUSEN KABUSHIKI KAISHA
|Title:||SHIP ASSIGNMENT DEVICE, SHIP ASSIGNMENT METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM|
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.