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OHQ Cloud: Vessel HQ

Survey and Inspection Software for Maritime Administrations and Flag States

OHQ Cloud contains the world's leading software solution for Marine Administrations to manage the registry of ships and simultaneously meet its international obligations from ISO, IMO, STCW, and MLC.

Leverage our team's expertise and deep understanding of the Ship Registry business, combined with technological excellence.

Gibraltar Maritime Administration
British Virgin Islands
SLMARAD
Switzerland
Antigua

Take Your Ship Registry to the Next Level

We've spent the past decade building, hosting and improving cloud-based software specifically for Maritime Administrations like yours.

  • Perfect for Maritime Administrators

    You'll gain instant access to key statistics and data for your registered fleet, offering the ideal solution to the problem of collating statistics, analysing trends and performance as required by the III Code & the MLC.

  • A productivity tool for every Registrar

    Register ships, mortgages, owners, charterers, local craft and all other legal requirements. Manage your registry including changes to any particulars with a permanent record of all changes and the authorised person making them.

  • Surveyors tool of choice

    A central planning and scheduling tool for surveys and inspections allows tracking of outstanding deficiencies and certificate expiry dates. Store reports, survey notes, PSC detentions, defect lists and more, whilst allowing instant access to statistics & analysis.

Software tools that help you meet your international obligations

From the IMO and III Code to the Maritime Labour Convention, OHQ Cloud supports your Maritime Administration and removes some of the headaches typically associated with being compliant.

  • IMO & The III Code

    The III Code has some very clear expectations for flag states in Sections 42, 43 and 44. It is clear that the IMO expects flag states to have access to a range of statistical data about their registered ships and to be using the data as a tool to inform its decisions and evaluate its performance.

  • Maritime Labour Convention

    The Maritime Labour Convention 2006 came into force on the 20th August 2013. Flag states are required to record and analyse accidents and occupational diseases, and to detect then act on trends. They must also publish an annual report on inspections and their results.

ISO9001 Quality Management Systems

Obtaining useful data on fleet performance is always a difficult task for an ISO Certified Maritime Administration. A fleet of safe ships is essentially the "product" for ISO9001 and product performance needs to be analysed, then input into management decisions & strategy for continuous improvement. OHQ Cloud makes it easy and provides a set of inputs that will easily satisfy ISO audits.

Internal Analysis

Creating, then growing a Marine Administration & registry in a very competitive market requires good access to data on performance. A manager needs to be able to see where there is growth, where there are problems, how the fleet is changing, where he needs to enhance marketing and what the financial indicators are. OHQ Cloud provides a set of kay data inputs to this process.

OHQ Cloud was build with Flag States at its core

With in-depth maritime industry knowledge and access to analytical data, we go above and beyond standard software offerings and deliver an expertly crafted solution with additional services to help you succeed.

Information Security

At the heart of OHQ Cloud is our unwavering commitment to information security. Continual monitoring, firewalls, IPS/IDS and multi-factor authentication keeps your data secure.

Legal Compliance

In-depth audit logs detail every change to any data element across the platform and help you comply with local and international legal requirements as well as supporting ISO9001 quality management and caters for bespoke reporting.

Updates for Life

Always run the latest version designed by a team of experts combining an exceptional knowledge of maritime administrations with the technical experience to help you comply with the III Code and international conventions.

Gibraltar Maritime Administration

Gibraltar Maritime Administration uses OHQ Cloud to grow a quality fleet with competent seafarers

“We aim to grow the fleet based on quality, not just volume and the combination of Maritime and Technical expertise demonstrated by Oceans HQ was instantly visible in the quality of the products, showing a deep understanding of our sector. The pricing model also suited our budgetary needs being significantly cheaper than a new custom solution and the SaaS platform meant we would remain at the cutting edge of the sector for years to come.”

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Gibraltar Maritime Administration
British Virgin Islands
SLMARAD
Switzerland
Antigua

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