Wartsila has announced that its Nacos Platinum series of navigation, automation and control systems has been updated to include a number of new functions.

According to Wartsila, among the most interesting of the new functions is Intelligent Route Planning, which takes into account weather and sea conditions to provide route and power optimization and, therefore, the company said, notable fuel savings. Automated execution is also available.

A prepared company statement said that other new features include scalable 'plug-in' software for various applications, seamless integration with third party applications, remote maintenance, advanced and easy to learn interface, and advanced security against possible cyber attacks.