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The following Product Terms apply to the Solution Vessel Optimisation Platform. 

For the avoidance of doubt, Supplier means ZeroNorth A/S. 

Customer shall have a valid subscription to the Solution Fuel Models to use this Vessel Optimisation Platform. 

Description of the Solution  

Supplier's Vessel Optimisation Platform Solution evaluates the condition of the vessels in Customer’s fleet enabling Customer to improve fuel performance with both short and long term measures. 

The Vessel Optimisation Platform provides a consolidated overview and deep dive analysis of key indicators for reported and predicted vessel performance. The Vessel Optimisation Platform includes insight and analysis of hull performance, long port stays/ idling periods, as well as auxiliary generator and boiler consumption. This enables Customer to follow the development of fleet fuel performance. In addition, Customer can quickly prioritize vessels with high improvement potential for action today due to variable filtering and sorting capabilities. 

The Vessel Optimisation Platform tracks the hull performance of individual vessels considering recent dry dock and cleaning events. In addition, long port stays or idle periods are monitored in the Solution and Customer i can through the Solution identify when vessels reach critically long port stays or idle periods and access a consolidated summary of risk factors for fouling caused by the long port stay/idle period. 

Similarly, the Vessel Optimisation Platform provides evaluations of daily reported auxiliary generator and boiler consumption against expected consumption for port stays and sea passages. Daily overconsumption is summarised to enable Customer to identify the patterns causing the increased consumption. 

Further, a visualisation of the speed and consumption estimates is provided together with consumption from Customer’s noon reports using Supplier's Fuel Model Solution. 

Technical requirements 

Customer is responsible for delivery of data (see below) to Supplier or making the data readily available for Supplier through APIs, SFTPs or similar as instructed by Supplier. 


Supplier requires the following data from Customer to deliver the Solution and related Cloud Services: 

  • All daily noon reports from Customer’s vessels. The noon reports must include (i) all the consumptions from Customer’s vessels per grade (ME, generators, boilers, etc.), (ii) beaufort/wind speed, reported distance over ground, speed over ground and (iii) ME RPM. All types of noon reports are required, including but not limited to sea, port, arrival and departure.
  • Vessel Information: IMO number or vessel name used to identify the vessel
  • Voyage data: Expected start date, end date and duration.
  • The last dry dock date of Customer’s vessels and all hull events since last dry dock including but not limited to partial hull cleanings, full hull cleanings and propeller polishings.
  • Customer can optionally specify sister ships in Customer’s fleet.
  • Customer can optionally specify warranted speed and consumption. Providing a fuel model benchmark based on warranted speed condition is only possible in instances where Customer has specified warranted speed and consumption.

If additional data is required for the Solution, Supplier will inform Customer. 

Third party software or data 

The Solution Vessel Optimisation Platform accesses various data sources via API to provide Customer with the functionalities set out in these Product Terms, including data from IHS Markit. 

Special conditions / third-party terms 

In order for Customer to use fuel models generated by Supplier in the Vessel Optimisation Platform, Customer must subscribe to the Solution Fuel Models and the Product Terms for the Solution Fuel Models will apply to such fuel models when used in the Vessel Optimisation Platform. 

Customer understands that it receives access to an in-development version of the Vessel Optimisation Platform. Supplier will evolve and improve the features of the Solution over time. Customer also agrees to provide feedback to Supplier regarding its experience using the in-development version of the Solution. 

Below is a list of special terms and conditions that apply to data sources provided by third parties and which Supplier is obliged to include directly in these Product Terms to use the third-party data in Vessel Optimisation Platform. 

1. IHS Markit 

As for data provided by IHS Markit (and any derived data created from the IHS Markit data), the following special terms and conditions apply:  

"IHS Markit Content" means (a) the products, data, information, business processes, management, analytics technologies, and other content created or provided by IHS Markit and its third-party suppliers and all associated intellectual property rights, and (b) any and all enhancements, updates, or other modifications to any of the foregoing, and any component of any permitted derivative work which comprises any of the foregoing. 

Customer is granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the IHS Markit Content as part of the Supplier's Solutions (with the limitations set out in the Agreement, including these Product Terms) for its internal business use only. For clarification purposes, internal use also includes Customer's technical and/or commercial management of other legal entities' vessels. Customer may not copy, distribute, republish, transfer, sell, license, lease, give, disseminate in any form (including within its original cover), assign (whether directly or indirectly, by operation of law or otherwise), transmit, scan, publish on a network, or otherwise reproduce, disclose or make available to others, store in any retrieval system of any nature, create a database or create derivative works from the IHS Markit Content in Supplier's Solutions or any portion thereof. The IHS Markit Content included in Supplier's Solutions, may be used by Customer for the limited purpose of enquiring about the products and services of the companies/organizations listed therein. In relation to the IHS Markit Content, Customer must comply with applicable data protection and privacy laws and regulations and hereby agrees to indemnify and hold Supplier and its third-party data providers harmless against any costs, liabilities, damages arising out of Customer's breach under such data protection and privacy laws and regulations. In particular, Customer must not use information included in the IHS Markit Content in Supplier's Solutions (i) for any unlawful, harmful, or offensive purpose; (ii) as a source for any kind of marketing or promotion activity; or (iii) for the purposes of compiling, confirming, or amending its own database, directory or mailing list. 

Customer may not permanently retain the IHS Markit Content in Supplier's Solutions, including: (a) in any file or on any hard drive, server, or other form of memory; or (b) in any printed form. Customer represents and warrants that - upon any expiration or termination of this Agreement - Customer immediately will: (x) discontinue all use of the IHS Markit Content as part of Supplier's Solutions; (y) destroy any items relating to the IHS Markit Content in Supplier's Solutions (including data, software, and documentation) and purge any the IHS Markit Content in Supplier's Solutions data from all electronic media; and (z) upon request from Supplier provide written certification to Supplier that Customer has complied with this paragraph. 

Customer must not remove any proprietary legends or markings, including copyright notices from IHS Markit, on the Supplier's Solutions. Customer acknowledges that all data, material, and information contained in the IHS Markit

Content in Supplier's Solutions are and will remain the copyright property and confidential information of Supplier or its third-party provider(s) and are protected and that no rights in any of such data, material and information are transferred to Customer. Customer will take any and all actions that may reasonably be required by Supplier or its third-party data providers to protect such proprietary rights as owned by IHS Markit, Supplier or either of their third party provider(s). 

The IHS Markit Content as part of Supplier's Solutions is provided "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE". Neither Supplier nor its third-party data providers warrant the completeness or accuracy of the data, material, third party advertisements or information as contained in the IHS Markit Content in Supplier's Solutions or that it will satisfy Customer's requirements. Supplier and its third-party data providers disclaim all other express or implied warranties, conditions, and other terms, whether statutory, arising from course of dealing, or otherwise, including without limitation terms as to quality, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. To the extent permitted by law, Supplier and its third-party data providers shall not be liable for any errors or omissions or any loss, damage or expense incurred by reliance on information, third party advertisements or any statement contained in Supplier's Solutions in relation to the IHS Markit Content. Customer assumes all risk in using the results of the IHS Markit Content as part of Supplier's Solutions.  

These terms and conditions will be construed under the laws of England and Wales and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection thereto shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. Customer agrees to comply with all U.S. export laws and regulations and hold Supplier and its third-party data providers harmless for its failure to properly do so. Customer will comply with all applicable country laws and regulations relating to anti corruption and anti-bribery.  

The IHS Markit Content in Supplier's Solutions is subject to these terms and conditions and the Agreement only (and these terms and conditions prevail over the Agreement as for Customer's use of the IHS Markit Content), to the exclusion of any other terms which would otherwise be implied by trade, custom, practice or course of dealing. Nothing contained in any Customer-issued purchase order, Customer's acknowledgement, Customer's terms and conditions or invoice will in any way modify or add any additional terms to these terms and conditions. Supplier reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions in relation to IHS Markit Content from time to time.  

Customer expressly acknowledges as for the IHS Markit Content in Supplier's Solutions that any of Supplier's third party data providers are a third-party beneficiary entitled to directly enforce the foregoing provisions against Customer as if it were an original party to the Agreement. 

As for the IHS Markit Content and any derived data, please note the following: 

Copyright © Markit Group Limited, 2022. All Rights Reserved. 

2. E.U. Copernicus Marine Service 

Further, please note that some of the vessel intelligence data created by the Vessel Optimisation Platform has been generated using E.U. Copernicus Marine Service Information; and