Star IPS: Simplifying ship and fleet management
Star Information & Planning System (Star IPS) is an easy-to-use business application designed to help ship and rig owners and managers operate their fleet in a safe and efficient manner. The system enables companies to comply with industry regulations, while at the same time reduce costs related to off-hires.
Star IPS is used on-board vessels, either as a stand-alone system or in interaction with an office-based Star IPS hub for fleet management. The system consists of several integrated modules which can be combined to meet a wide variety of user demands; from simple maintenance and spare part handling, to comprehensive information sharing and strategic planning:
Comply with statutory and class requirements
Plan and control vessel and fleet maintenance
Handle events and initiate safety measures
Follow up audits, inspections, and vetting
Manage circulating assets
Keep inventory control
Manage vessel replenishment
Propose budgets and
Manage crew data and payroll
Communicate vessel-to-vessel and vessel-to-shore
Publish, revise, and distribute documents across the fleet
Manage insurance policies and guarantee claims
Organize projects for docking, repair, and major overhauls
Provide reports, statistics, KPIs, and trends
Replicate data between
vessel and shore
Star IPS consists of several integrated modules which can be combined to meet a wide variety of user demands. The system integrates with office based systems for purchasing, e-commerce, and KPIs, in addition to 3rd party systems for crew management, finance, etc.
Star IPS allows for all screen labels, messages, instructions, and wizards to be configured and customized to match company terminology and operational environment. The system supports customized forms and questionnaires, and business rules may be implemented to further support company workflow.
Star IPS facilitates sharing of critical information across functions and departments to improve fleet wide efficiency. Documents, procedures, equipment data, and lessons learned may be distributed and re-used across the fleet, as part of projects, or for strategical planning.
Star IPS’ graphical user interface facilitates easy learning, under-standing, and usage. Wizards and terminology used in the system can be configured to match company and industry standards. The system also supports a number of languages.
Star IPS integrates with Star Fleet Supply Management (Star FSM) for centralized procurement, which also facilitate for electronic purchase through SISCommerce, and Star Fleet Dashboard for KPIs and trending.
The system further ingtegrates with several 3rd party solutions.
- Tankers (LPG, LNG, Chemicals)
Odfjell, Norgas Carriers, Nordic Tankers, Anthony Veder, Solvang, Stenersen, Utkilen
- Liners (Car carriers, Ro-Ro, Passenger ferries, Cruise)
Wallenius Lines, American Roll-on Roll-off Carriers, Color Line, Hurtigruten, Tide Sjø
- Offshore Support Vessels (PSV, MRSV, AHTS, OVC, SBL, Subsea)
Siem Offshore, Solstad Offshore, BOA Group
- Specialized vessels (Dredge, Research, Seismic)
Van Oord Ship Manangement, Fugro Shipmanangement, EMGS
- Ship management
ASP Ship Management, OSM Ship Management, Norbulk Shipping
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