SES Launches "Smart" Solution
With the development of the new software product Smart Radical Innovation, Greek marine IT specialist SES has underlined its long-term commitment to the ship management software and services sector.
Smart is a multi-user technical, purchasing and cost-control software that can be installed in any Microsoft Windows environment. Smart is delivered with the necessary relational tools database and other tools, including training, technical data, all bundled into one price of $2,000 per vessel for both the office and onboard software.
"Smart is an Office ship management software, which creates the onboard software modules and data base with a simple operation," says SES chairman and CEO Achilles Vardakis. who is himself a shipowner. "Therefore, in one software, one price, the company is licensed for the office and onboard for each ship." Smart can be used by small-fleet companies for better control and economic management as well as for assistance with the task of complying with international regulations.
It is intended that medium to large fleets can also use Smart to organize their Technical, Purchasing and Cost Control departments in a comprehensive and integrated way. They can also use Smart as an entry point to further expand to the full suite of SES products including Financials, Crew, Operations, Chartering, which are well established and proven internationally.
In addition to the Smart software, SES offers the Data Implementation Wizard. Through this, with simple drag and drop operation, a user can build the maintenance jobs and spares for each vessel out of the data base included in Smart in a matter of few hours per vessel. This results in substantial savings in consultancy and implementation fees to software consultants and vendors.