12 May 2016 – Ascenz has paid tribute to the life and work of Tokyo University’s Professor Ohtsu Kohei and extends deepest sympathies to his family.
Ascenz was very sad to hear of the passing of our dear friend and innovation collaborator.
Prof Ohtsu not only an accomplished intellectual in the maritime ﬁelds of Model Base Ship’s Monitoring – Onboard Data Analytics, he was also a pioneer in the ﬁeld of maritime operational performance. He was one of those extraordinary people who can devote his life to maritime research and applying his life knowledge to the work which he has done. His memory will live on in Ascenz.
“Professor Ohtsu was renowned for his willingness to share his knowledge and to empower the next generation of mariners. He will be missed by our team, his friends, colleagues and the industry. His passing leaves a big gap in the international maritime community,” CEO of Ascenz, Mr Chia said.