ABS Nautical Systems Expands Presence in Europe and the Middle East.
ABS Nautical Systems has signed five new contracts in Europe and the Middle East. These new agreements signify the continued growth experienced in this region and the demand for the organization’s’ fully integrated asset management software, NS5 Enterprise.
Piraeus-based companies Aegean Bunkering Services Inc. and Atlantic Bulk Carries Management Ltd., will utilize the NS5 Hull Inspection software through the ABS Newbuild program, which offers free software to ABS-classed vessels built after 1 January 2009. Aegean Bunkering Services Inc. will implement the software on 15 vessels while Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management Ltd. will install it on eight vessels. Both companies are using this software as a way to perform inspections more efficiently while reducing costs.
Donnelly Tanker Management Ltd., located in Cyprus, which manages and operates a fleet of tankers, is adding the Hull Inspection software to six of its vessels, two of which are ABS-classed. This is in addition to 11 other vessels that are already utilizing the software. The company has also purchased the Vetting module to be utilized in its onshore office.
Istanbul company Densa Denizcilik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. will install both the Hull Inspection and Maintenance & Repair modules on 20 ABS-classed vessels and in their central office . This represents ABS Nautical Systems’ largest contract win in Turkey and provides a strong base for expansion in that market.
Abu Dhabi Ports Company, formed by the Abu Dhabi government in 2006 is a master developer of ports and industrial zones. They will utilize the Maintenance & Repair module on four of their tugboats, 2 of which are ABS-classed, as well as onshore in their central office. Abu Dhabi Ports Company has also procured the Purchasing & Inventory module to initially be utilized in its onshore office.