As shipping lines grow ever more reliant on digital links to shore, GTMaritime has launched Compliance Maintenance, a new service for customers that provides the option of automatically keeping GTMaritime software used onboard up-to-date to ensure that owners are constantly compliant with IMO cyber-security guidelines.
MESPAS has completely redesigned its Technical Ship Management software, resulting in a user interface that is more modern, intuitive and user-friendly.
METIS Cyberspace Technology has launched a new software module to tackle the huge challenges shipping companies face in monitoring vessel performance effectively to meet Charter Party Agreement (CPA) reporting needs. The new module addresses the challenge with functionality that will greatly enhance the productivity of both operations and chartering departments.
A new state-of-the-art Operational Centre to support the delivery of remote services to maritime customers has been launched in Hamburg, Germany, by the classification society, DNV GL – Maritime.
Brenock Technology, a provider of software applications and consulting services for the maritime and other industries, has announced its new employee engagement and idea management platform, Idea Pipeline. The cloud-based enterprise engagement tool allows human resources directors, organisation leaders and other department heads to source and implement ideas and solutions from their employees, through a digital platform.
Tero Marine and Maritime Training Services, both part of global learning and operational technology innovator, Ocean Technologies Group, have collaborated on a project to promote the benefits to ship operators of using a software developed Planned Maintenance System (PMS).
GateHouse Igniter has invested in software start-up CleanQuote, which supplies a digital platform to facilitate communication between dry bulk shipping companies and hold cleaning suppliers.
OneOcean has launched LogCentral, a secure, easy-to-apply digital tool that aims to make collecting and sharing vessel data simple and quick. The tool can be used immediately with no prior training.
Two Danish software companies, Logimatic and Soft-Team, have formed a new alliance to offer their two solutions as one. The new solution will see Logimatic add Soft-Team's OMEGA payroll and crew management software to its product portfolio.
VesselMan has signed a long-term agreement for the provision of cloud-based project management software with BOURBON, a marine service provider in the offshore oil and gas industry. BOURBON operates in 44 countries with a modern and standardised fleet of 458 vessels. The agreement follows a six-month trial and review.
“The digitisation of the docking operations will help our engineers and superintendents to optimise costs, capitalise experience and gain efficiency and reliability all over the docking process. This long term partnership with Vesselman and Bourbon is finally a great added value for vessel owners, as the high level of docking expertise of Bourbon will be ‘smartly’ more accessible" said Raphael Briere, managing director of Bourbon Black Sea, the maintenance and docking expert entity of BOURBON group.
Glenn Edvardsen, CEO of VesselMan, emphasised the value VesselMan added to Bourbon. He also noted the importance from VesselMan´s side to be working closely with their clients and that the solution is tailored-made to their needs and priorities.
“We are really pleased to have had the opportunity to show the value we can add to a company of BOURBON’s stature. The core value with a cloud-based solution is simplicity. Data stored in the cloud is easily accessible from all around the world, all that is needed to access a project’s information and progress status is an Internet connection. Working closely with our partners allows us to offer a tailored software concept that is built based on their individual needs and priorities. This provides clients with access to new, more efficient technology solutions, which are characterised by their ease of use and operational relevance."
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