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Iceni Marine Services agrees remote vessel management deal

David Davies, AST Marine Sciences managing director (left), and Guy Gibson, Iceni Marine director (right) David Davies, AST Marine Sciences managing director (left), and Guy Gibson, Iceni Marine director (right)

Following successful trials on the Iceni Conquest, UK-based AST Marine Sciences Ltd (MSL) has been awarded a contract to install its iRAMS remote vessel management package and AST-Planned Maintenance System software on board the Iceni Marine Services’ fleet of vessels.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}iRAMS provides anomaly alerts via e-mail or SMS on a range of vessel data, to be used for operations such as remote engine/generator monitoring, while the AST-Planned Maintenance System enables crews to monitor equipment checks and servicing.

MSL has integrated iRAMS with the planned maintenance software for the Iceni deployment.

“Iceni is pleased to confirm we are working with AST Marine Sciences Ltd to install the combined iRAMS and AST-Planned Maintenance System, which has been tailored specifically for the Iceni fleet to improve productivity and efficiency,” said Owen Nutt, operations manager at Iceni.

“Initial pilots have been successful on the Iceni Conquest and we will be implementing the combined solution on the rest of the fleet.”

“In a competitive and increasingly regulatory environment, Iceni are constantly striving for improved operational reporting and fuel efficiencies for our clients.  This new combined solution automatically populates engine management data directly into the AST-Planned Maintenance System remotely, providing shore side alerts in near real time to prevent unplanned vessel downtime and improve our fleet operational effectiveness.”{/mprestriction}

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