GOTHENBURG, Sweden - - Sea IT has signed a long term strategic ICT contract with Maersk Tankers covering all vessels operated within its fleet. The ICT contract includes a unique modification of BlueCORE™ which has been customized to fit Maersk Tankers global business operations and high security standards.
The deal is a four year long contract. Sea IT will install a customized solution of its flagship product BlueCORE™, a complete IT system including Wi-Fi on the Maersk Tankers fleet. Maersk Tankers fleet operates approximately 100 vessels around the globe. With the solution onboard, Maersk Tankers will be able to regard its fleet as a remote office location.
- Sea IT is an independent system integrator specialized in the marine sector and has proven to offer second-to-none reliable ICT solutions. Together with a successful proof-of-concept and a strong proposal they have convinced us that they are the best solution in the market for Maersk Tankers, says Henning Madsen, Vessel IT Manager at Maersk Tankers in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The customized solution is built to optimize business processes, reduce operational costs and to ensure maximum efficiency by utilizing all available IT resources onboard. It enables a seamless integration between the crew onboard and the office.
- With our version of BlueCORE™ onboard, we can regard our fleet as remote office locations with real-time, on-line access to our internal applications. It is a cost efficient, modular platform which supports Maersk Tankers business objectives, says Thomas Landwehr, IT Governance and Project Portfolio Manager at Maersk Tankers in Copenhagen, Denmark. Now Maersk Tank
ers can integrate and structure all programs from various departments – from Technical and Operations; Chartering; Health Safety Environment & Quality to Human Resources and 3rd parties for fuel consumption, sea chart updates and more, he continues.
BlueCORE™ is flexible, scalable, easy-to use and drives cost savings. Therefore we are very satisfied to see more and more customers embrace the technology in order to gain business benefits and increase security on board, says Kristian Ryberg, CEO at Sea IT.
Installation & Support
The installations will begin in 2016 and are expected to be finalized in the beginning of 2017. Besides the installations, Sea IT will serve as a 2nd line support in close collaboration with the Maersk Tankers own support team in Manila, Asia. Sea IT carries key components for hard- and software and provides emergency support 24/7/365 to Maersk Tankers around the globe.