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Monday, March 8, 2021

Fleet Management Software News

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Logimatic Inks Fleet Management Deal with Hapag-Lloyd

Logimatic said it has signed a contract with Hapag-Lloyd that will see the German shipping company replace several existing fleet management systems with SERTICA.As part of its digital transformation and centralization efforts, Hapag-Lloyd will implement SERTICA on more than 70 containerships, creating a common Technical Fleet Management System for its fleets both in Hamburg and Dubai.Jan Rüsch, Business Project Manager at Hapag-Lloyd, said, “With a smooth transition to a shared fleet management software platform across two fleets, we expect to increase efficiency and reduce costs.

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Software Firms Partner to Streamline Ship Compliance

Fleet management software provider ABS Nautical Systems (ABS NS) and maritime SaaS technology company Q88 LLC have joined forces to automate compliance management for ship owners and operators. The systems are now fully integrated to streamline the management of compliance information from ship to shore so that data quality and reliability are improved, and compliance objectives are consistently met.The ABS NS compliance management solution combined with the Q88 tanker information…

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DESS Aquaculture Shipping Signs Deal for Fleet Management Software

DESS Aquaculture Shipping AS signs contract with Logimatic for SERTICA Fleet Management. With DESS Aquaculture Shipping AS joining the family, Logimatic adds another Norwegian company to their customer database. SERTICA is a technical Fleet Management Software providing an overview of an entire fleet. It is designed to secure a stable communication and data management between the main office and the vessels. It aims to optimize internal processes in relation to maintenance, procurement, HSQE and performance.DESS Aquaculture Shipping AS has a total fleet of 12 AQUA Vessels.

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Seagull Maritime Acquires Tero Marine

Seagull Maritime announced that they have acquired a majority of the shares in Tero Marine. Tero Marine, headquartered in Bergen, Norway, has developed fleet management software for the shipping industry for more than three decades. The company’s flagship, TM Master, is recognized as one of the leading brands in the business. Today, TM Master is a crucial tool for shipowners all over the world, not only as an instrument for planned maintenance (and asset management), but also as a business intelligence resource.Tero Marine is growing fast and has currently more than 55 employees…

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MINSHIP Boosts Digitalization with DNV GL

MINSHIP Shipmanagement, based in southern Germany, has chosen DNV GL’s ShipManager fleet management software solution for its fleet of dry cargo vessels.MINSHIP is optimizing processes as they are managing a growing fleet. A key part of the optimization involves replacement of various separate systems and spreadsheets for ship management activities with a user-friendly and integrated fleet management solution.“Our future outlook focuses on becoming more digitalized,” says MINSHIP Deputy Fleet Director Christian Altmann.

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ShipServ, IB Ink 'Integration' Pact

ShipServ, a maritime e-procurement platform, and IB, a leading provider of technical fleet management software, formally announced their partnership agreement, which will see ShipServ’s e-procurement solution fully integrated with IB’s InfoSHIP maritime software suite. The announcement was made at Seatrade Cruise Global, which is currently taking place in Fort Lauderdale. The agreement will see both parties working together to enable all InfoSHIP customers to benefit from seamless integration to the ShipServ trading platform.

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Kongsberg Introduces Virtual Classrooms

Kongsberg Maritime’s training division has introduced a new virtual classroom solution to help customers reduce the time and cost investment of training on a wide range of disciplines. Designed for the pre-course preparation phase, Kongsberg Maritime’s unique new online Remote Training system uses a live video link between instructors and students integrated with dynamic on-screen presentations, emulated system software and assessment tools. Pre-course remote training preparation…

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Star Software Implemented Aboard Universal Marine Bulkers

Container and bulk shipping company Universal Marine and MirTac, a provider of fleet management solutions, have implemented Star Fleet Management software onboard the new bulk carriers mv Pride and mv Star II. Recently, a joint venture between Universal Shipping & Trading (part of the Universal Marine group) and NedNor, brought the relatively small bulkers mv Pride and mv StarII into service in bareboat charter to carry dry and break bulk along the coasts of the Atlantic. Universal Marine will use the Star software to link the bulkers and office seamlessly…

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Wah Kwong Adopts ShipManager

Wah Kwong Ship Management (HK) Limited will adopt DNV GL's ShipManager integrated fleet management software suite to further improve operational efficiency, data transparency and safety reporting. Wah Kwong is a provider of maritime transport in the bulk carrier, tanker and LPG segments, operating a current fleet of 26 vessels, with nine more newbuilds on the way. It recently decided to implement ShipManager softward from DNV GL, with the aim to simplify and optimize ship management by allowing extensive fleet-wide data collection and analysis.

Wah Kwong Acquires DNV GL's ShipManager

Wah Kwong Ship Management (HK) Limited will adopt DNV GL’s ShipManager integrated fleet management software suite to further improve operational efficiency, data transparency and safety reporting. Wah Kwong is a leading provider of maritime transport in the bulk carrier, tanker and LPG segments, operating a current fleet of 26 vessels, with nine more newbuilds on the way. Wah Kwong’s implementation of ShipManager supports its strategy of offering the highest standards of safety and quality of operations.

Pacific Basin Adopts DNV GL’s ShipManager

Pacific Basin, one of the world’s largest owners and operators of Handysize bulk carriers, will implement the DNV GL’s ShipManager fleet management system on its owned fleet within the next two years. Shipping companies often have various IT systems that cover different aspects of their operations, and therefore have challenges in aligning data input and output for efficient decision-making, reporting and ship-shore communication. The implementation of the ShipManager system in Pacific Basin will simplify and optimize their ship management…

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Howard Fireman Awarded David W. Taylor Medal

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) awarded its highest technical honor, the David W. Taylor Medal for notable achievement in naval architecture or marine engineering, to Howard Fireman, ABS Senior Vice President, Asset Performance Management (APM). "Howard is recognized as a technical leader in naval architecture," said ABS Chairman and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki. "His insight and guidance in design and energy efficiency are valued by the industry in great part because of his ability to provide real-world practical solutions.

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BASS Launches Fleet Management System

BASS, a global provider of fleet management software for ship owners and ship managers as well as operators of rigs and floating production, storage and offloading vessels (FPSOs) and offshore units, introduced the BASSnet 2.9 Fleet Management System during the 13th edition of the Asia Pacific Maritime event in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. In its latest offering, BASSnet 2.9 now features new modules such as environmental management, port forms management and Excel forms management.

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New Alliance to Develop Advanced e-Maritime Systems

An alliance between France's Orolia, and Transas Group, leaders in maritime simulation, navigation and surveillance systems, aims to integrate Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) and Search and Rescue (SAR) functionality into enhanced marine communication solutions. Creating Advanced SAR-enhanced MDA Systems. Adding McMurdo Group’s proven beacon technology and COSPAS-SARSAT/MESOAR satellite-based solutions (including mission control and rescue coordination centers) to Transas’ world-leading vessel traffic management…

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Boatracs' Workboat Management Software in Demand

Boatracs draws attention to a growing demand for its Fleet Management Software with over 2,000 vessels presently online. The company says that BTConnect is the only fleet management platform to combine visual monitoring of vessel positions on an interactive map with location based two-way messaging and reporting, providing intelligence that enables owners and operators of offshore service, inland waterways, coastal workboat and commercial fishing fleets to run their companies more efficiently, safely and profitably.

Yacht Fleet Management Software Launched

Pelagic Fleet Management launches yacht fleet management software solution to improve service delivery & gain operational efficiencies. Pelagic Fleet Management announced today the launch of Pelagic FM™ , a complete yacht management software-as-a-service solution, enabling yacht charters, brokers or service and maintenance managers to more effectively manage and monitor their fleets, improve service delivery to their customers and increase operational efficiencies. “Modern yacht management has has become more complex with customers making greater demands and expecting even greater value.

 From left: Morten Hasås, Executive Vice President - Merchant Marine, Kongsberg Maritime and Rune Hagen Managing Director Jotron Consultas.

Kongsberg Acquires Jotron Consultas

Fleet management software joins extensive portfolio of marine technology solutions. Kongsberg Maritime, a leading marine technology developer has today (29th March 2012) acquired 100% of the shares in fleet management software specialist Jotron Consultas. A new product group consisting of all previous Jotron Consultas employees and based at Kongsberg Maritime’s premises in Horten, Norway, will be formed as a result of the acquisition. Jotron Consultas has developed a reputation as one of the leading specialist software providers for the sector.

TM Master for Subsea 7

Tero Marine announced Subsea 7, the result of the combination of Acergy and Subsea 7, has chosen to standardise their Fleet Management System by implementing TM Master V2 for their fleet of vessels and equipment. Legacy Subsea 7 has been running TM Master since 2001, and received an upgrade to the newest version of TM Master V2 in 2008. They have always had a comprehensive solution of TM Master, including modules for fleet management, planned maintenance, certificates and trend analysis.

Boatracs Purchases New Corporate Office Building

Current headquarters will be relocated to larger commercial space in San Diego, California. Boatracs Inc., a leader in providing integrated satellite communications and software solutions to the maritime industry, announced it has acquired a 12,500 square-foot office building in San Diego, California as a space for their Corporate Headquarters. Boatracs will occupy the building to house general operations, engineering, shipping and its Network Operations Center for 24 hour live customer support.

Jotron Consultas Chosen by D/S Norden

D/S NORDEN A/S selected the Norwegian-based Jotron Consultas AS as their future provider of fleet management software. The two parties have signed an agreement which includes rollout of latest v.4 of the Consultas Fleet Management software suite for fleet and office. The software suite covers the following applications; C-Maintenance, C-Spares, C-Budget and C-Experience onboard, and C-Purchase, C-Budget C-Experience and C-Maintenance (Fleet version) for the office. The deal includes more than 30 ships operated and owned by D/S NORDEN A/S.

Baker Lyman Announces CORSAIR TVR Pre-Release

Baker, Lyman & Co. announced their long anticipated pre-release of CORSAIR TVR Software with interactive product demonstrations held at  the USCG Sub-Chapter M Public Hearing in New Orleans yesterday. The USCG and AWO have sought scalable & affordable solutions for the proposed Sub-Chapter M rules and CORSAIR TVR is Baker Lyman's version of an electronic Towing Vessel Record which meets or exceeds safety, assessment, inspection, and training recordkeeping & documentation requirements.

ABS Nautical Systems Continues To Grow In Egyptian Market

HOUSTON, Texas - ABS Nautical Systems today announced that they have been selected as the fleet management software provider for Arab Maritime Petroleum Transport Company (AMPTC). AMPTC owns and operates a fleet of LPG Carriers, Crude Oil Tankers and Product Carriers operating in the spot market worldwide that was established by member counties of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting countries. AMPTC, whose shareholders include the states of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar…

Tidewater Selects ABS Nautical Systems

ABS Nautical Systems was selected by Tidewater Inc. to trial its fleet management software. With this partnership, ABS Nautical Systems intends to become Tidewater’s global fleet management software provider. Tidewater would be replacing an internal system with ABS Nautical Systems’ fully integrated software suite to help manage its principal operational functions including maintenance, vessel-initiated requisitions and relevant regulatory requirements. “Our vendor vetting process was time intensive,” said Bill Scott, Manager, Engineering and Technical Services, Tidewater.

Teekay Selects ABS Nautical Systems

ABS Nautical Systems has been selected by Teekay Corporation, which moves more than 10 percent of the world’s seaborne oil, as their fleet management software provider. Teekay will be replacing a legacy management software system they currently have in place with ABS Nautical Systems’ fully integrated system which allows for a more streamlined approach to fleet management. Teekay will implement the Maintenance & Repair, Purchasing & Inventory and Drydocking modules from ABS Nautical Systems’ software suite, NS5.

ABS Nautical Signs 30 New Contracts, Doubles Staff

ABS Nautical Systems, provider of integrated fleet management software for the maritime industry, announced it has experienced record growth in the second half of 2009. During that period, which began with the launch of the Newbuild Program, ABS Nautical Systems has expanded their business by signing 30 new contracts in just 26 weeks. ABS Nautical Systems expects to continue its momentum and forecasts even stronger growth in 2010. “By integrating our ship maintenance software with the classification and survey requirements of ABS…

ABS Nautical Systems Realigns

ABS Nautical Systems (NS), a division of ABS, a classification society, announced a series of senior management changes and established a new client-centered operational structure to strengthen its portfolio of fleet management software services for the marine and offshore industries. Karen Hughey, who joined NS in January as Senior Vice President, has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer, replacing Jack Kitchura who has retired after leading Nautical Systems for the past ten years. Hughey had previously served as Vice President of Application Development for ABS.