Seabury Capital Group division Seabury Maritime and Norway-based BASS Software have announced a partnership to deliver fleet management solutions for ship owners and managers in North America.

BASS provides fleet management solutions for the maritime industry and integrated ERP solutions for shipping and offshore.

Under the terms of the signed agreement, Seabury Maritime will be responsible for offering strategic advice and business development services to BASS.

Services are aimed at improving the company’s continuous commitment to growth and customer support in key markets worldwide.

Seabury Maritime executive director and Marine Services head Fernando Lehrer said: “The partnership between Seabury Maritime and BASS combines the best-in-breed solutions for our clients in the maritime industry, delivering both the best-in-class advisory and investment banking services and the latest technology to boost ship owners and ship managers’ fleet management capabilities.”

More than 100 customers across the globe, including many shipping companies, have already used the BASSnet fleet management platform.

“Seabury Maritime is the ideal long-term partner to considerably raise our profile and market-share.”

BASS CEO and managing director Per Steinar Upsaker said: “We firmly believe ship owners and managers will find BASSnet to be the complete, integrated and future-proof answer they have been looking for to elevate their business to the next level.

“With their deep expertise and established network in the North American market, we are confident Seabury Maritime is the ideal long-term partner to considerably raise our profile and market-share in line with our global expansion.”

Seabury Maritime recently partnered with the newly launched New York Maritime Innovation Center to host the NYC Maritime Hackathon 2019, which will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, maritime executives, and tech leaders to address real-world challenges around data in the shipping industry.