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Star IPS: Simplifying ship and fleet management

Last updated 13. apr, 2012 13. apr, 2012 Back |  Print


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.

    Use Star IPS to:
    • 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
      control costs
    • 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 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:

    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.

    User friendly
    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.

    Integrated solutions
    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
    • Bulk
    • Ship management
      ASP Ship Management, OSM Ship Management, Norbulk Shipping

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