Chartco Launches Fixed Price Pay As You Sail

Posted: 25th June 2019 | Written by: Linda Hamstig

ChartCo CCO Howard Stevens

ChartCo is expanding its OneOcean digital solution with the launch of its new ’Fixed Price Pay As You Sail’ (PAYS) system. Launching on 1 July 2019, this is the first such system to allow budgetary certainty and global ENC data for planning and navigation purposes.

Vessels using PAYS will be tracked and only charged for ENC permits according to the routes they actually sail. Ship managers and owners will be provided with the Annual Fixed Price service, offering budgetary certainty on annual ENC costs as well as benefiting from processing one order and invoice per year.

“Our focus at ChartCo has always been to simplify the working life of mariners, and our new Fixed Price PAYS offering – combined with the fully integrated OneOcean platform – take simplicity to a new level,” said Howard Stevens, ChartCo CCO (pictured above).

“Our continued focus is on streamlining the process of buying navigational and compliance data. We’ve had an encouraging amount of customer uptake on our already existing Fixed Price Nautical Service, and our PAYS service – combining the two represents the next evolution of digital navigation.”

The combination of ChartCo’s OneOcean Fixed Price PAYS with the innovative Fixed Price Nautical Service (FPNS) means that all navigational and compliance requirements are conveniently and efficiently covered with a single invoice.

ChartCo Fixed Price PAYS screenshot

PAYS also provides weekly updates exported to ECDIS via USB, DVD or network transfer. The solution is particularly useful for vessels that do not travel on fixed routes and are required to alter passages at any time as it eliminates the need to order new cells.

ChartCo possesses ENC expertise in abundance, so clients have the security of knowing that the company is equipped with the widest range of Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) and innovative solutions, all built upon a well-founded, in-depth knowledge of the industry and its myriad, ever-changing regulations. And of course, all available through the complete compliance platform – OneOcean.

About ChartCo

ChartCo is a global leader in digital navigation services and voyage compliance. We provide market-leading solutions that reduce the cost of ship operations, improve situational awareness to owners and crew and assist with the ever-increasing levels of regulatory compliance.

In September 2018, ChartCo launched its revolutionary new platform, OneOcean, which fully integrates the entire suite of ChartCo’s navigation, compliance and shoreside monitoring applications – PassageManager, Regs4ships, EnviroManager, Docmap and FleetManager – to provide the highest quality of service in route planning, navigation management, shoreside operations and maritime regulations management.

Today we have more than 13,500 vessels purchasing our products and services each year. We hold the 2018 SMART4SEA e-Navigation Award in recognition of our accomplishments in facilitating the transition to digital navigation in commercial shipping through our range of software solutions for vessels and shore side operators.
For more information visit chartco.com

 

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