Jacob Ruytenbeek is Founder and CEO of SailPlan, a newly launched intelligent navigation platform for ships that promises to make seafaring safer and ship operations more efficient. We had a chance to ask Jacob a few questions about the platform and his plans for the future. Here’s what he had to say:
Can you provide an overview of SailPlan and how it works?
SailPlan is an intelligent navigation platform for ships that makes navigation dramatically safer and more efficient. Almost 1,000 ships have been lost over the past ten years, resulting in thousands of lives lost. Most catastrophic incidents result from human error, as navigators rely primarily on their eyes and ears in crowded environments with little room for error.