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  • Platform Update: Customer Service Provisions

    In an effort to improve our ability to provide great support to our customers,we've decided to move all our support to a system called HelpScout.

  • Domain Driven Design & Bots with Nick Schwaderer and José Albornoz

    Our very own technical lead, Nick Schwaderer was the special Guest Host on the Ruby on Rails podcast, stepping into Brittany's hosting shoes to interview Shopify's José Albornoz. Tune in for an insightful conversation about Shopify's infrastructure and how personal bot building makes the world a better place.

  • Seafarer HQ, The STCW and CoC Limitations

    Limitations within the STCW are considered in one of three places. Understanding the difference between when to use each is vitally important.

  • Service Update: Oceans Cloud Authentication

    All client accounts will be migrated to Oceans Cloud Single-Sign On in the week beginning 5th Feb. There should be no downtime to any services as this change goes live.

  • Seafarer HQ v5.0 General Availability

    This software release delivers new features including multi-step application reviews, an overhaul in how we deal with tanker endorsements and online declarations for agents & staff.

  • Oceans HQ to deliver Vessel Registration system to UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency

    Partnership with Thoughtbot London will see development of user-focused and efficient IT solution to support Flag Administration’s digital strategy.

  • Does having a large number of registered ships affect standards?

    Despite the fact that 90% of the goods traded around the world are transported by sea, all is not buoyant in the shipping industry. In spite of this figure, there is currently an overcapacity of ships within the industry. The result being that there is intense competition for the reduced demand in business and this is keeping the shipping prices low.

  • Are There More MARPOL Regulations and Reporting on the Way?

    It is getting to that time again when the subject of climate change and what needs to be done about it will be filling the headlines. This year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference is set to be held in Paris from November 30 to December 11.

  • Reporting of Seafarer Casualties

    The maritime industry can be considered among one of the most dangerous sectors in which to work. Due to the nature of the industry, accidents to personnel working onboard a ship are not uncommon; more common than those working in the industry on shore.


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