J. Ray McDermott Selects ABS Nautical Systems Software

Tuesday, July 08, 2003
In a move to centralize its maintenance and purchasing systems worldwide, marine constructor J. Ray McDermott has selected ABS Nautical Systems (ABS NS) as the software provider of choice for its assets worldwide, including all major derrick barges and associated equipment such as cranes and specialized offshore equipment. ABS NS is well established within the maritime industry for its comprehensive vessel management software that addresses every element of a fleet manager's day-to-day business functions. That knowledge of the marine industry combined with recognition of the special needs of the offshore operator has ABS NS quickly becoming a widely sought after tool by the offshore industry. “Building an information technology system to record key data to manage the hull maintenance, repair costs and schedules of offshore structures on a vessel-by-vessel basis in locations around the world is the wave of the future,” says ABS NS President Jack Kitchura. He says the Houston-based software provider with offices worldwide is seeing more inquiries and interest from the offshore sector for IT solutions. McDermott has purchased the following ABS NS modules: Maintenance & Repair, Purchasing & Inventory, Financial Reporting, Replication Manager and Crew Management. According to J. Ray McDermott’s Marine Division Equipment & Maintenance Manager R. Michael Rondeau, the worldwide mobile assets of McDermott, both people and equipment, will now be best managed with ABS NS software not only in the short term but also more importantly in the long term. “We look at this not just as a software purchase but a knowledge management tool giving us better forecasting and business planning abilities. It fits with our new corporate directive to continuously look for efficiency and determine best practices in all our offshore operations.”
Maritime Reporter January 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Tanker Trends

Stolt-Nielsen Q4 Profit Misses Forecast

Shipping firm Stolt-Nielsen reported fourth quarter earnings below forecasts on Thursday and said it was concerned about the outlook for the chemical tanker market,

Wartsila Sees Low Oil Price Impacting Shipping

CEO cautious on 2015 outlook. Finnish ship engine and power plant maker Wartsila reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly profit and warned lower crude prices

US House Passes Bill to Pressure Regulators on LNG Exports

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday to speed permits for exports of natural gas, a measure that even if passed by the Senate and signed into law by President Barack Obama,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1864 sec (5 req/sec)