In 2012, Steamship Mutual and The Ship Safety Trust launched a Mobile App for i-phone and i-pad, which has proved very popular and enhanced the service the Club provides to its Members. The Club has now launched an Android version of the App, which will allow more of its Members and others to enjoy the extra benefits of useful and up to date information on the move without the need to be on-line.
The free App is primarily for the benefit of the Club’s Members but it will also be an aid to anyone interested in maritime affairs. As well as providing details about the Club, the App lists full contact details for Staff and Correspondents around the world. It also includes the Club's Circulars and Risk Alerts as they are published, as well as details of many more of the Club and Ship Safety Trust's publications. Included is a section on the Sanctions imposed by the UK, US and EU on trading with certain countries. This is an ever developing area and the App allows easy access to the latest information.
As well as all the Club’s Rules, Charterer’s Terms and recommended clauses, the Apps provide information about the Club’s financial position and the various Club products such as its Super Yacht facility.
The Managers believe the cooperation with The Ship Safety Trust to produce these Apps has again proved fruitful and reinforced the Club’s commitment to service and loss prevention.
Chris Adams, Head of Loss Prevention, said: “Steamship Mutual and The Ship Safety Trust have continually been at the forefront of loss prevention and the Mobile App has improved the way in which the Club is able to assist its Members, their staff and crew in important operational areas.”