ChartCo announced that SeaSpan Corporation, an independant owner of container ships, has placed an order with ChartCo to fit its navigation data management system across the entire fleet.
ChartCo will install its full software suite, including PassageManager, and supplying paper and electronic chart updates to each vessel. PassageManager allows ChartCo subscriber to plot routes, attach navigational products to those routes and then produce comprehensive passage plans combining products, port and route data.
The software follows maritime best practice for creating passage plans and can be tailored to meet the varying demands of bridge procedures.
“We are extremely pleased that another prestigious owner / manager such as SeaSpan have decided to work on a long term basis with ChartCo. ChartCo has placed considerable investment into producing cutting edge software and services for the management of important navigational data,” said Steve Mariner, Business Development Director. “SeaSpan was able to see for themselves the benefits of PassageManager before committing to the instalation across their fleet”.
Raj Dewan, Director - Procurement and Technical Services of SeaSpan Ship Management Ltd. added “We looked closely at a few good updating systems that are now available in the market and undertook exhaustive sea trials. ChartCo stood out as being the most comprehensive and easy to use. As we operate on a global basis with various crewing nationalities, usability was a vital consideration. ChartCo's software, support and broad scope of services are a perfect fit for our requirements.”