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3 Ways to Comply with MLC 2006 Rules Using Yacht Management Software

Posted by Scott Strand on Dec 27, 2013 3:45:00 PM

As we all know, MLC (Maritime Labour Convention) 2006 was implemented in August of 2013. And some crew are still not meeting the convention's strict regulations regarding documentation.


But good yacht management software can help you pass inspections with flying colors and avoid port state control detention. In fact, when used correctly, the right yacht management is the best way to fulfill MLC 2006 requirements and make it obvious to inspectors that your yacht is in compliance.


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Get Ready for MLC 2006 Inspections with Yacht Management Software

Posted by Andy Levy on Mar 11, 2013 8:32:00 AM


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Frequently Asked Questions About Yacht Management Software

Posted by Scott Strand on Feb 25, 2013 9:21:00 PM

Many yacht professionals use yacht management software to manage their vessels' day-to-day activities. But what is so special about these programs? Do you really need a dedicated software program to manage a yacht, or can a few simple Excel spreadsheets and Access databases manage the job? 

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JD_Crawford_head_shotDarren and the GCS team have been instrumental in the development and deployment of several carrier grade IT networks for large scale, Savant-based super-yacht projects where the technology infrastructure needed to be extremely reliable. 


The capabilities of the GCS team have proven instrumental in helping us deliver a world class technology experience to some of the most prestigious yachts in the world.


J.D. Crawford of Savant Systems


I have been working with Great Circle Systems since 2006 when they did the installation of all our networking and Internet communications equipment on our boat being built in Germany.


The equipment they recommended and installed was exactly as we required.  We have had extremely good results with all of their equipment and it has performed as they had advised.


I would highly recommend them to all fellow captains.


Captain Keith T. Moore of M/Y Lady Sheridan

CE_W_Michael_Hummel_of_MY_TVTriton Administrator has proven to be the perfect tool for us on M/Y TV, which is a 78 meter Luerssen yacht.


Triton has comprehensive essential features plus any additional features one can possibly need. It is still easy to use and has a swift support team to implement customer-specific wishes, such as individual day logs, etc.


W. Michael Hummel, Chief Engineer of M/Y TV


Captain Bruno Herregods talks about Great Circle Systems tech support. 

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