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Posted by Steve Kahlich on Nov 8, 2017 11:19:07 AM

Great Circle Systems and Hub-Ware Ltd. are pleased to announce the merger of their vessel management software products, Triton Administrator and Techman Hub, into a comprehensive, state-of-the-art new build, refit, and planned maintenance application to be called T5.  And now you can see the features in person at METS, at our stand at # 11.206 in the Superyacht Pavilion!

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Topics: vessel planned maintenance, ISM compliance, METS

Paperless Check Lists using Triton Mobile

Posted by Steve Kahlich on Apr 26, 2017 11:01:19 PM

Check Lists have become the mainstay of safety maintenance compliance. Even yachts that are not required to follow ISM requirements benefit from a fully developed Safety Management System (SMS). Of course, the last thing an engineer or deck officer needs is more paperwork.

Luckily, by setting up check lists in Triton Administrator, yacht crew eliminate tedious paperwork and improve the vessel’s safety with proactive safety equipment maintenance.  And now completing a check list is even easier with Triton Mobile!

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Topics: yacht management software, vessel planned maintenance, Triton Mobile app, safety management, Check Lists, ISM compliance

Vessel Planned Maintenance Schedules - Computer or paper?

Posted by Andy Levy on Oct 9, 2013 7:43:00 AM

In the past few months, we have written 2 guests posts about yacht technology for the OnboardOnline website--Yacht Management Software - usability and interface design and Yacht Refits - More Bang for your Buck. To return the favor, engineer Mike Wilson wrote the following article about yacht planned maintenance for us. I hope you enjoy hearing from one of your colleagues. ~Andy Levy

 

As technology improves, more and more options for scheduled maintenance, inventory control, ships and engineering logs are coming onto the market.  Certainly some programs are better than others - some are more thorough, while others are more intuitive. 

 

But the question remains: are computer-based programs the way forward, or is the old fashioned way of paper logs and the ‘Chief’s way of doing things’ still the better option?  The answer is in the eye of the beholder.

 

One of the first things to consider when making this decision is how well the program can be installed and implemented into the current system. At the end of the day, any program out there is only as good as the input that goes into it. 

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Topics: vessel planned maintenance

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

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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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