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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

VesselMan and DNV GL Team-Up

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October 17, 2018

Bjørn Berger (left), DNV GL and Glenn Edvardsen, VesselMan. Photo: VesselMan

Bjørn Berger (left), DNV GL and Glenn Edvardsen, VesselMan. Photo: VesselMan

The provider of cloud based dry-docking and ship repairs VesselMan said that its customores  will now be able to access DNV GL’s Best Practices for dry-docking as part of their services.

A press note from the dry-docking management company said that dry-docking is an important part of a vessels mandatory maintenance regime and takes place regularly throughout the vessel’s life-cycle.

However, without proper management and planning, shipowners and operators can often experience cost overruns, lengthy dock stays, and lost opportunities, it noted.

"Responding to these challenges, VesselMan recently teamed up with DNV GL to integrate DNV GL’s Best Practices for dry-docking into their cloud-based system," said the release.

"We are very proud of this partnership. VesselMan provides a full overview of the entire fleet and enables an effective and transparent collaboration between management, customers, yards, suppliers and site-team during the dry-docking process. Having DNV GL Best Practices available “out of the box” on our platform, clients will have a robust and unique tool that can easily be adapted into modern digital management operations,” says Glenn Edvardsen, CEO of VesselMan.

Building on many years of delivering advisory services to docking projects across every ship segment, DNV GL has built up a dry-docking standard suitable for any ship type and ship operator. The Best Practices are incorporated in VesselMan’s system as templates with easy to follow checklists for every step of the dry-docking process.

With a digitalized solution, such as the one offered by VesselMan, DNV GL’s standard is now accessible at any time to customers throughout the world.

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