ABS today launches a unique suite of fleet management and vessel compliance services powered by smart functionality and advanced analytics which, in an industry first, will also be available through the new ABS App.
Designed to anticipate client needs and provide intuitive, informed decision support, the smart functionality is an enhancement to the ABS MyFreedom's client portal and can be accessed through a mobile app or text. The portal and the industry's most user-friendly digital tools simplify access to operational, technical and compliance fleet intelligence and all ABS Class services to manage the operating health and performance of fleets.
New industry-leading smart functionality launched today includes: The ABS Smart Scheduler which leverages real-time AIS data to maintain fleet compliance and is the industry's only mobile survey booking tool enabling any survey, including remote surveys, to be scheduled in less than a minute anytime, anywhere - even when there is no internet access. It tracks survey status for all vessels in a fleet and then issues alerts when surveys are due. Custom Checklist, which brings together port state data from all ABS-classed vessels to provide a port-specific checklist for crew and fleet managers prior to arrival at any port.
Fee Estimator, which provides a comparison of estimated survey fees across multiple ports. Port State Control Risk, which provides customized port state control analytics by vessel or fleet. It allows clients to view their destination's top deficiency items and the client vessel's matching findings from ABS class records, along with a vessel risk rating based on compliance health status.
International Safety Management (ISM) Findings, customized to individual vessel performance, which allows clients to view the destination port's top ISM related deficiency items against their vessel's matching findings from ABS class records. Port-Specific External Specialists, which provides one-touch direct client connections for upcoming surveys.
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