The Evolution of Supply Chain Management in the Maritime Industry

Evolution of Supply Chain Management in the shipping industry

In today’s highly competitive marketplace, it’s imperative that shipping businesses adopt new ways to streamline their supply chain management and optimize productivity. We believe that organizations such as yourselves can create better visibility within your supply chain, get more control over your business, and stay ahead of the competition by pursuing a digital agenda. One of the key challenges that have the potential to disrupt the dynamics of the current supply chain is driven by big data. Continue Reading

Achieving TMSA 3 Compliance with ShipNet – Part 4

Achieving TMSA 3 Compliance with ShipNet – Part 4

In this third installment, we review the 7th, 8th, and 9th elements of TMSA 3 and how can ShipNet assist with them. The elements being: Management of change, Incident reporting, investigation, and analysis, Safety management Continue Reading

Achieving TMSA 3 Compliance with ShipNet – Part 3

TMSA 3 compliance part 3

In this third installment, we review the 7th, 8th, and 9th elements of TMSA 3 and how can ShipNet assist with them. The elements being: Management of change, Incident reporting, investigation, and analysis, Safety management Continue Reading

Achieving TMSA 3 Compliance with ShipNet – Part 2

achieving TMSA 3 compliance with ShipNet - Part 2

In the first part of this series of TMSA 3 articles, we took a closer look at how ShipNet can assist tanker companies with implementing TMSA 3 compliance. We reviewed the first three key elements consisting of Leadership and the safety management system, recruitment and management of shore-based personnel, and recruitment, management, and wellbeing of vessel personnel, and how exactly ShipNet can help to ensure compliance with these elements. In this next article, we review the following three elements from the thirteen key elements of TMSA 3, which are: Vessel reliability and maintenance including critical equipment, Navigational safety, Cargo, ballast, tank cleaning, bunkering, mooring, and anchoring operations. So, let’s get started. Continue Reading

Operate Planned Maintenance, Inventory & Safety easily and on the go with Mobility Onboard

Planned maintenance mobility onboard software maritime

The implementation of new Planned Maintenance Systems or HSSEQ Systems is always a challenging task. This is particularly so in regards to getting users’ buy-in onboard the vessels. The crew is busy operating and managing the vessel and have already established routines around existing systems. It is also a well-known fact that work involved with updating the onboard system most often involves double work. It is not uncommon that lack of system updates, and thereby lack of quality data, is due to the fact that systems are complicated and cumbersome to update and thereby given a low priority. Continue Reading

Achieving TMSA 3 Compliance with ShipNet – Part 1

ShipNet discusses TMSA3 elements: Leadership & the safety management system, recruitment & management of shore-based personnel and wellbeing of vessel personnel

Here at ShipNet, we have made it easier for tanker companies to meet compliance standards laid out in TMSA 3 through the deployment of our planned maintenance module from our Technical XE application. Through a series of four articles, we intend to discuss each of the 13 key elements of TMSA 3 and show how ShipNet can help support tanker companies with each element starting with Leadership and the safety management system, recruitment and management of shore-based personnel, recruitment, management, and wellbeing of vessel personnel Continue Reading

Implementing Automation and AI into the One Connected Maritime Platform, a sneak preview…

Implementing AI and Automation into the One Connected Maritime Platform

A testament to our purpose of ‘Empowering organizations to achieve their full potential by integrating people and information’ ShipNet are exploring options with our partners AutomationEdge and their Artifical Intelligence (AI) & RPA (Robotic Process Automation) Solution. While it's early days, we wanted to give you some background on the work we are exploring together - Watch this space!
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Make Real-Time Business Decisions while Increasing Operational Efficiencies with Banking Integration

Banking Integration Module from ShipNet

For many of our customers within the Maritime Industry who utilize our Finance XE application, being able to process and execute payments is a critical function, particularly for Shipping Technical Managers due to the high volume of accounts payable.A current challenge faced within the industry is when payments are processed manually or are duplicated to ensure data is consistent. This challenge increases the amount of time and resources required for the process, decreasing overall operational efficiencies. More importantly, this challenge increases the probability of risk and fraud, while making it increasingly difficult for businesses to comply with internal policies and external regulations that are set by the banks individually.
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The benefits of Trade Management Software for the Shipping Industry

Shipping can be a risky and volatile industry, and market rates are declining or increasing in a short period. Projection can, therefore, be very tough in the short-term and mere impossible in the long-term. Managing your risk and potential exposure in this day and age of shipping has never been so important and through the use of ShipNet Trade Manager, fully integrated to other ShipNet Solutions and the Baltic Index you can manage your exposure through FFA, your CoA as well as your Time Charter fixtures.
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