We, the SMART-Navigation project office,
will ensure that all our efforts will provide safe traffic at sea,
will develop new ecological industrial options in the maritime field,
and will ultimately be a smart leader
in the e-Navigation technology global market.

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WP3 : Safe & Optimal Route Planning Service (SORPS)
SORPS provides safe and optimal routes plan when requested. It can be used for voyage planning by merchant ships or for emergency route guidance for small vessels without navigation-aid systems such as radar and AIS. LTE-Maritime and VDES are being considered as physical communication links for SORPS but not limited to these. Other communication links available on-board of service requesting ship can be used as well.

Target Vessels

Korean Flag ferries(Coastal/Oversea), small boats, fishing boats and service requesting ships

Service Area

Republic of Korea territorial waters

Service Scenario

Usual Sending vessel information and requesting service → Calculating optimal route → Notify to Vessel when out of the route (Route re-calculating)
Accident occurred/
Deteriorating weather conditions
sending vessel positioning information and requesting safe route → calculating optimal route based on vessel information → Notify to Vessel when out of the route (Route re-calculating)