Shipmanager OSM Maritime Group has entered right into a strategic partnership with Ocean Applied sciences Group (OTG) to implement OTG’s full suite of software program options serving its fleet, crew and studying administration necessities.
For years, OSM’s in-house crewing software program, eCrew, has been thought-about one of many business’s main crewing software program platforms. Nonetheless, OSM stated that with latest developments out there, the velocity of change in digitisation and a rising development for extra built-in options, a change in IT technique was wanted.
The partnership will see OTG’s software program options totally built-in to serve OSM’s total operations. In return, OSM will carry business information and expertise that ought to assist to reinforce and enhance OTG’s options even additional.
“We imagine this can put us on the forefront of the business. With this variation, OSM will be capable to concentrate on our core, which is technical and crew administration and thereby enhance our buyer and vessel efficiency. Moreover, it’s an funding in our folks at sea and ashore which is able to present them with a lot smarter and extra environment friendly instruments to assist them of their day-to-day work. Lastly, it would assist us obtain extra clear operations by means of higher leveraging of information” acknowledged OSM’s CEO Finn Amund Norbye.
OSM stated that this shift in technique means the corporate will tremendously simplify its IT setup by lowering the variety of software program methods, with the largest transition being changing its in-house crewing system with the COMPAS SaaS crew administration system. OSM’s PMS system, TM Grasp, will proceed to be the fleet administration answer to service their technical operations, Ocean Studying Platform shall be carried out to energy the group’s studying and evaluation wants giving OSM entry to OTG’s Seagull, Videotel, Marlins and MTS coaching manufacturers.
“Ahead-thinking shipmanagers want to leverage the perfect obtainable applied sciences that may allow their seafarers and shore-based personnel,” added Manish Singh chief government of OTG.