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Maersk installs DNV GL ShipManager Maersk Line

DNV GL this morning announced that Maersk Line has started the implementation of its ShipManager software system, with pilot testing on five vessels ahead of a scheduled 250 vessel roll-out next year.

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Maersk is the world’s largest container shipping line and will install DNV GL’s ship management software on its self-owned fleet of ships.

“ShipManager will replace nine applications we use currently with one integrated, easier to learn, user-friendly and technically up-to-date application,” said Sebastiaan Van den Wijngaert, senior project manager at Maersk Line IT.

“This will make the on-boarding of new people a lot easier.”

Maersk Line will be using six integrated ShipManager modules: Technical, Procurement, Project, Crewing, QHSE and Analyzer. ShipManager Analyzer enables the extraction of data from all of the modules for analysis.

“This will give our fleet managers a transparency they never had before,” noted Mr Van den Wijngaert.

DNV GL says that it won the tender for the ship management software after competing with 26 other vendors.

“The implementation of ShipManager on the pilot vessels is a major milestone in the project,” said Are Føllesdal Tjønn, managing director at DNV GL – Software.

“We have a full dedicated team working with Maersk Line on the implementation. All the configurations and settings have been agreed upon.”

Mr Van den Wijngaert added: “The feedback we have received so far from Ebba Maersk, a 15,500 TEU container ship, has been very positive. The application is performing well, and the users have praised the application for its user-friendliness and the self-explanatory nature of the modules.”

The tender process conducted by Maersk Line for its new software system included interviews with current ShipManager users to garner their opinions of various aspects of the software itself, as well as the level of support they felt they were provided by the vendor.

During this process DNV GL was also asked to complete Maersk Line’s request for proposal containing 400 questions, before subsequently being invited as one of the finalists to present the software in person.

“We are very proud that our investments in our ship management software portfolio over the last five years stand up to the highest industry requirements,” said Mr Tjønn.

“The Maersk Line team is extremely professional and effective, and there is a lot of excitement about this project on both sides.”

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