The current market situation of diminishing margins and tightening delivery windows has led to increased complexity in planning & scheduling processes. Therefore, the efficient use of resources is top priority to focus on cost savings potential for planning departments, while also increasing delivery reliability and flexibility. Ultimately, this leads to a healthier bottom line and increases competitive advantage.

With our extensive industry knowledge we tailor our solutions and services to your specific needs to help you realize your business objectives.

Challenges in Maritime

Planning and (detailed) scheduling of  maritme processes is characterized by complex business logic and numerous constraints. A planning department has to take a variety of interdependencies into account, such as the alignment of demand planning, product contamination (for liquid bulk), last-minute orders, shortened load/unload times, various handling rules, inventory management at the storage yard, alignment setup times, inventory management at the storage yard, alignment with transport planning, production disturbances (e.g. equipment breakdown), equipment maintenance, workforce planning and container planning.

Let Ab Ovo help you create the optimal planning, calculate different planning scenario’s and provide meaningful insights to battle these challenges efficiently. We will help you solve these puzzles and ensure you take the right planning decisions.


Martime – Use Cases

A glimpse into our use cases for maritime divided into operational use cases and use cases for advanced analytics.


  • Planning of Container Terminal processes
  • Planning of Port Terminal processes
  • Efficiently plan & schedule the workforce


Advanced Analytics

Automated damage detection
Camera footage to scan for damage detection and automatic administration

Data driven contracting
Flexible contracting based on actual data for a better fit with operations

Self learning demand planning
Predict demand based on self learning models that learn directly from the day-to-day situation

Advanced dashboarding
Interactive and advanced dashboarding that allow monitoring of the data ambition

Maritime Solutions Made for You


Our Maritime experience spans from tonnage and voyage planning to short and deep-sea shipping to Ro-Ro, container, dry and liquid bulk terminals.

A glimpse into our solution offering:

  •  Vessel and voyage planning & optimization
  • Tonnage planning and optimization (container and Ro-Ro)
  • Port planning (including bulk, liquid, Ro-Ro and container)
  • Berth, crane and yard planning
  • Workforce planning

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DELMIA Quintiq Platinum Partner

DELMIA Quintiq (part of Dassault Systèmes) is a leader in delivering state-of-the-art supply chain planning and optimization solutions that help customers reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve bottom-line results. DELMIA Quintiq and Ab Ovo have an extensive shared history. We are both innovative leaders in rail, aviation, maritime, manufacturing, retail, and logistics. Ab Ovo is one of DELMIA Quintiq’s longest-standing and most experienced partners. For more information, visit DELMIA Quintiq.

Our Solutions – Your Benefits

We focus on people, process and technology that deliver you a solution with tangible results in the first year and help you transform over time.  Our engagements are set up in such a way that we analyze your needs to define what value it will bring in the end. After our analysis we deploy a solution with a 100% fit to your business processes. And probably most important, we bring consultants to the table with real experience.

We begin each project with defining the strategy for the value we can bring to our customers. For maritime these include:


  • Maximize revenue per vessel
  • Reduce costs of moving cargo
  • Real-time monitoring of execution and forward visibility
  • Increased decision speed and decreased planning
  • Reduced operational costs and increased utilization
  • Optimize bunker consumption
  • Optimize tonnage allocation to services


    Industry Recognition

    We support our customers in the digital transformation of their business operations. Data driven decision support is our company’s heartbeat and we deliver clarity by digitizing decision processes with extensive supply chain expertise, our smart technology and our skilled analytical team.


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