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01 Nov 2019

ChartCo, Marine Press Merge into 'OneOcean'

Nicholas Bourque, President of Marine Press (left) and Martin Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of ChartCo (right) (Photo: ChartCo)

ChartCo and Marine Press, both leaders in global digital navigation solutions, have announced their merger. The move will result in the creation of a new company called OneOcean which will offer the largest range of navigation and compliance solutions into the maritime sector.Martin Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of ChartCo, announced the merger, saying: “Following the success of three recent acquisitions, we have been looking to further expand our business. We identified Marine…

31 Oct 2019

Mackay Marine Acquires ChartCo’s Compass Business

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Mackay Marine has acquired ChartCo’s Compass Services’ comprehensive magnetic compass business, effective October 9, 2019. This includes personnel, field service kits, compass calibration & repair laboratory, tools & equipment, compass & spare parts inventory, customer contracts, and vendor agencies.Mackay currently provides worldwide compass adjusting, audits, and field service through our 36-certified Magnetic Compass Adjusters at numerous ports along major trading routes. The acquisition of ChartCo’s business expands Mackay capabilities to perform in-shop…

24 Jun 2019

ChartCo Launches Fixed Price PAYS Solution

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ChartCo is expanding its OneOcean digital solution with its new ’Fixed Price Pay As You Sail’ (PAYS) system.The brand-new product will be launched on July 1, 2019ChartCo is expanding its OneOcean digital solution with its new ’Fixed Price Pay As You Sail’ (PAYS) system which is the first such system to allow budgetary certainty and global ENC data for planning and navigation purposes.Vessels using PAYS will be tracked and only charged for ENC permits according to the routes they actually sail.

17 Sep 2019

ChartCo Opens New Office in Greece

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ChartCo, the global provider of digital navigation and compliance solutions, has expanded its global network of offices to Piraeus, Greece to help provide dedicated support for customers in this region for the shipping industries.The global leader in digital navigation services is currently supplying and supporting customers in commercial shipping, offshore, cruising and superyachts all around the world and has a prominent presence of offices in the UK, Europe and Southeast Asia.Over the past decade…

02 Jul 2019

ChartCo’s LogCentral wins RMI Nod

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ChartCo’s LogCentral, the integrated solution soon to join the ChartCo OneOcean platform, has gained authorization from the Marshall Islands. Having authorized the application on their flagged fleet, they lead the way for ChartCo to obtain recognition from other key flag states.The new addition to ChartCo OneOcean will enable crew to rapidly complete logbook entries with simplicity and accuracy. Operational and management teams will also benefit from transparency and traceability while having instant access to all logbook entries made across the entire fleet.With new regulations from MARPOL…

21 Jul 2019

ChartCo Names Malaika D’souza for Americas

Malaika D’souza ChartCo’s new representative for the North and South American regions. Photo: ChartCo

ChartCo,  the provider of navigation and compliance solutions shipping, named Malaika D’souza as its new representative for the North and South American regions.According to the distributor of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications and digital products, Ms D’souza, who has successfully grown ChartCo’s revenues and customer relationships across India and the Middle East over the past 3 years has now relocated to Toronto to take up the full-time position…

15 Oct 2018

ChartCo and MeteoGroup Partner

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Global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services ChartCo has selected MeteoGroup to deliver its weather routing technology services (SPOS) through its OneOcean platform.OneOcean is ChartCo’s software platform for e-navigation, route and passage planning, environmental compliance, data management and a broad range of other services. The MeteoGroup services enable ships to safely navigate the globe with minimal fuel consumption and emissions, by calculating and recalculating…

04 Sep 2018

ChartCo Announces New Integrated Platform

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Digital navigation services and voyage compliance company ChartCo announced a completely new e-navigation and compliance platform at this year’s SMM in Hamburg. The launch provides an insight into the future direction of the company, following a period of high investment in product development.ChartCo OneOcean is a unitary platform that will make life simpler for both mariners at sea and management teams ashore. It will play an important role in how shoreside operations and shipping fleets are managed…

22 Aug 2018

Five New Marine Technologies @ SMM 2018

Kongsberg Maritime

The SMM 2018 scheduled to take place September 4-7, 2018, in Hamburg, Germany, is held every two years and is the traditional launching platform for a variety of commercial shipping and shipbuilding technologies. Five new marine technologies to look for in Hamburg include:Digitalization & Autonomous SolutionsCompany: Kongsberg MaritimeBooth: B6.104Product: Digital transformation and autonomyKongsberg Maritime will show innovations in its operational, digital and seaborne transportation systems including autonomy and hybrid solutions at SMM 2018.

26 Nov 2018

ChartCo Moves Ships’ Logbooks to the Cloud

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ChartCo and Klappir Green Solutions signed partnership agreement where the companies will market digital logbooks and software solutions for the global commercial maritime sector, within the ChartCo OneOcean platform. These will focus on the provision of reporting, monitoring, compliance and validation services.This move reflects ChartCo’s ongoing strategy of simplifying the operation and management of commercial shipping. The ChartCo OneOcean platform is making a hugely positive…

07 Aug 2018

ChartCo to Unveil New Integrated Platform at SMM

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Digital navigation services and voyage compliance solutions provider ChartCo said it will launch a completely new e-navigation and compliance platform at this September’s SMM in Hamburg. ChartCo OneOcean will play an important role in how shoreside operations and shipping fleets are managed while offering significant benefits to onboard crew. A notable new feature within the OneOcean platform is the incorporation of data from ChartCo’s environmental solution, EnviroManager, which helps crews comply with both MARPOL, regional and national regulations.

24 Aug 2018

ChartCo to Announce New Integrated Platform at SMM

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ChartCo, a leader in digital navigation services and voyage compliance, will announce a completely new e-navigation and compliance platform at this year’s SMM in Hamburg. ChartCo OneOcean will play an important role in how shoreside operations and shipping fleets are managed whilst offering significant benefits to onboard crew. The new product announcement will provide visitors with an insight into the future direction of the company following a period of high investment in its…

21 May 2019

ChartCo Names Edwards Head of Procurement

Tom Edwards, Head of Procurement, (Photo: ChartCo)

Tom Edwards has been named as ChartCo’s new Head of Procurement, and takes on the responsibility for global purchasing on behalf of ChartCo and its associated offices in this newly created role.Edwards has a strong procurement, purchasing and project management background both within consultancy and industry with Rolls Royce and the BT Group. He will help deliver traceability and responsible sourcing while working in partnership with suppliers to reduce costs, mitigate risks, drive innovation and growth…

15 May 2019

ChartCo's Reg4ships Service for Carnival Fleet

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ChartCo will now be supplying the entire Carnival Cruise Line fleet with its benchmark regulation management solution, Regs4ships.Prior to signing the new contract with Carnival Cruise Line, ChartCo supplied 75% of the fleet of its parent company Carnival Corporation, including Princess Cruises, Holland America, P&O Cruises, Costa, Aida, Cunard Line and Seabourn. Under the terms of the new agreement, all 26 Carnival Cruise Line vessels will be provided with the Regs4ships solution.Regs4ships…

13 May 2014

Steve Mariner Joins Jeppesen

Jeppesen Commercial Marine announced today that Steve Mariner has joined the company as Head of Commercial Marine Sales, where he will oversee Jeppesen’s global network of sales offices and distributors. Mariner brings related industry experience to his management position, most recently as Business Development Manager for KH Charts and ChartCo. Mariner is an Incorporated Engineer and holds an MBA. He is based at Jeppesen’s Commercial Marine office in Egersund, Norway. jeppesen.com

07 Apr 2017

ChartCo Acquires Docmap

ChartCo, provider of maritime digital data and compliance services, said it has expanded its range of integrated marine solutions with the acquisition of the at-sea digital document management company Docmap. Oslo-based Docmap AS was founded in 2005 and provides solutions within the health, safety, environmental and quality (HSEQ) operations on vessels and ashore. Its recently launched Docmap 8 software operates both shore side and on board through standard web browsers and incorporates modules for audit control and risk assessment, and works alongside customers’ continuous improvement programs. Docmap 8 can be supplied either off the shelf with best in class functionality, or customized to suit individual company requirements.

01 Jun 2017

ChartCo Acquires Marine Position

Vessel Pollution (Photo courtesy of ChartCo)

ChartCo, a global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services, has announced its acquisition of the Swedish environmental shipping technology expert business Marine Position. The transaction extends ChartCo's core product strategy of providing a centralized digital platform on board vessels which is linked to key shoreside activities. Marine Position AB is a global specialist provider of maritime environmental regulations and compliance covering international, national and local requirements.

18 Sep 2013

AWT Appoints New CEO Haydn Jones

Haydn Jones

Seasoned Maritime Executive Has Deep Industry Experience and Strong Focus on Ship Efficiency Systems. Applied Weather Technology, Inc. (AWT) appointed Haydn Jones as Chief Executive Officer. From AWT’s headquarters in the Silicon Valley, Jones will lead AWT’s 10 offices to deliver industry leading products and services to the company’s 800 shipping clients. Most recently, Jones served as AWT’s director of international operations, overseeing sales, marketing and business development. He is also a member of the parent company board of directors.

09 Sep 2014

Expanded Kelvin Hughes Product Range on Display

Kelvin Hughes is launching and demonstrating a host of new products and services at SMM 2014, including a port security radar system, specialist mission radome radar and displays, Voyage Data Recorders and the latest version of ChartCo PassageManager software. Co-exhibiting with Lammers Schiffselektronik GmbH who represent Kelvin Hughes in Germany for radar and navigation equipment sales and service. This is the biggest and broadest set of new products and offerings that Kelvin Hughes has ever brought to SMM, the company said.

09 Sep 2014

ChartCo Acquires Regs4ships

Maritime digital data services company ChartCo acquired Regs4ships, the supplier of digital regulatory information, consultancy and training. ChartCo, part of the Kelvin Hughes Group, created a range of digital services in 1998 in anticipation of the move from paper to digital charts and publications. Subscriber numbers have since exceeded all expectations and continue to grow. ChartCo now offers a range of services aimed at assisting the Navigator not only to maintain the chart outfit but both plan and execute his voyage. The key PassageManager suite of software is built into many operators’ safety management systems. It provides consistent and compliant procedures and facilitates external audit.

10 Sep 2014

ChartCo Debuts Improved Navigation Data Software

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ChartCo, a division of Kelvin Hughes, recently announced the release of a new  version of its PassageManager data management software. This latest release - PassageManager 5.1 - will be on display at SMM and incorporates a number of new features and improvements. NavArea Warnings for all 21 areas are now presented graphically on a map and users can manage and monitor new, in-force and cancelled warnings via the NavArea Manager module. Warnings can also be incorporated into the passage plan if required.

09 Nov 2017

ChartCo Introduces EnviroManager 5.4 At Europort

EnviroManager 5.4 (Photo: ChartCo)

ChartCo introduced version 5.4 of its EnviroManager. Already installed on over 500 vessels since its launch in early 2017, EnviroManager consolidates information  to assist vessels to comply with MARPOL regulations for discharges and emissions. EnviroManager includes the baseline information for each nation as required by  regulations. The display shows “distance from land” as measured from the official country baseline, as opposed to the shoreline which is identified on a navigational chart.

26 Apr 2018

ChartCo Names McNaney CTO

Maritime digital data and compliance services supplier ChartCo has hired Peter McNaney in the newly created executive role of Chief Technical Officer (CTO).McNaney will be responsible for expanding ChartCo’s research and development team, integrating future product acquisitions and continuing to develop the ChartCo product suite. Technical support and easy access to ChartCo’s maritime platforms will also be part of McNaney’s remit.“We are committed to driving forward our acquisition strategy and the development of our market leading range of products and services…

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