Windcat Workboats innovates with CrewVessel.com

Windcat Workboats have awarded CrewVessel.com with a long-term contract for the supply of a business process and information management solution which is specifically designed to meet the specific needs of the company and bring a next level of efficiency for vessel crew and shore staff.

About Windcat Workboats

Windcat Workboats owns and operates a growing fleet of over 40 offshore crew transfer vessels, mainly in the European offshore wind sector, but also in the oil and gas industry and outside Europe. The vessels are designed and built by ourselves and, as such, include over 14 years of experience in the field. The vessel’s layout and propulsion is optimised to transfer personnel offshore in a safe and comfortable environment. Windcat Workboats also won the Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award 2016 with its WindGrip system.

About CrewVessel.com

CrewVessel.com provides innovative software solutions to the offshore industry, and provide consultancy for maritime related business information process and supply chain management planning & optimisation. The team behind CrewVessel.com have experience in offshore wind related operations since 2005.

On a yearly basis each crewvessel produces over 450 documents. These documents mainly consist of daily reports for recording client activities, timesheets, HSE forms and technical maintenance overviews. All these separate documents create duplication of data and are vulnerable to human error. Analysing data based on separate documents is very time consuming.

Therefore Windcat Workboats have awarded CrewVessel.com with a long-term contract for the supply of a business process and information management solution which is specifically designed to meet the specific needs of the company and bring a next level of efficiency for vessel crew and shore staff.

“The CrewVessel.com solution consists of a cloud-based management portal with tailor made functionality to manage data regarding contracts, clients, projects, scheduling, crew, vessels, technical maintenance and HSE. The complete Windcat Workboats fleet will be equipped with iPads and a special CrewVessel.com application designed to optimise the administrative tasks on-board. ” Willem van der Wel  at Windcat Workboats, said.

Kristian Kossen, Director at CrewVessel.com, said: “This solution enables Windcat Workboats to automatically analyse their organizations data. Various dashboards with KPI’s now allow Windcat Workboats to identify abnormalities and trends which can action preventive maintenance to ultimately minimize downtime and increase even more efficiency for their clients. In addition, to create transparency, the clients will in the near future also receive access to the solution with their own KPI dashboards whereby the client can monitor their vessels performances, extract various reports and manage actionable information.”

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