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April 5, 2017

Lloyd’s Register invests in German ship management software provider Hanseaticsoft

Lloyd's Register (LR) has made an undisclosed investment in German ship management software provider Hanseaticsoft, with an aim to further support the digital transformation of the marine and offshore industry.

Lloyd's Register (LR) has made an undisclosed investment in German ship management software provider Hanseaticsoft, with an aim to further support the digital transformation of the marine and offshore industry.

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LR also intends to fulfil its strategy of building a portfolio of investments and partnerships in order to address the challenges and opportunities of 'Industry 4.0', which refers to the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies, as well as cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing.

Hanseaticsoft’s existing portfolio of products includes modern fleet management software solutions that help optimise workflows in shipping companies, in addition to offering new perspectives on processes and business performance.  

Lloyd’s Register chief technology officer Nial McCollum said: “This combination of ship management software, risk modelling and cyber physical solutions, underpinned by the value which big data analytics brings, are the building blocks of the marine and offshore Industry 4.0.

"We chose Hanseaticsoft simply because it is the most intuitive and integrated platform on the market and because of our shared vision for the future."

“The sophistication and scope of modern fleet management software has dramatically evolved to cover almost every aspect of vessel operations.

“We see ship management software as the portal through which we can provide additional integrated solutions for clients, providing a single platform for managing the optimal operation of their fleet, and ultimately their business: reducing costs, increasing return on investment and driving economies of scale from single ship to fleet.

"We chose Hanseaticsoft simply because it is the most intuitive and integrated platform on the market and because of our shared vision for the future.”

LR acquired the Seasafe Marine Software & Computation (Seasafe) in December, which specialises in the real-time data management of on board loading and stability systems for vessels and offshore structures.


Image: Lloyd’s Register chief technology officer Nial McCollum. Photo: courtesy of Lloyd's Register Group Services Limited.

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