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Propulsion Technology

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PROPULSION & TECHNOLOGY “The next frontier of creating value or saving costs “Engineering technology has gotten to a certain is optimizing operations. It’s being able to get the level where you might be able to squeeze out 1% next level of performance out of an asset.” in fuel consumption by changing this or altering – Rob Bradenham, Global Sales & that. But we’re talking about 15%-20% opportunity

Business Development Manager, in cost savings by productivity optimization”

Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence – P. Jaime Tetrault, Director, Product Support,

Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence erpillar’s worldwide network of dealers and support. frontier of creating value or saving costs is optimizing opera-

That doesn’t mean Caterpillar isn’t already looking tions. It’s being able to get the next level of performance out ahead. One of the biggest hurdles for this type of software of an asset.” And, he says, the goal of CMAI’s data analytics has been the trust factor, something marine companies package “is to put the right information in front of the right were reluctant to give to a small company like ESRG, even shareholders so they can determine what the cost bene

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