Marlow Launches New App CrewCompanion for Seafarers

31 Mar 2020
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Marlow Navigation

Marlow Navigation has introduced a new mobile application for its seafarers called CrewCompanion, helping to enhance organisation and interaction, as well as support crew in their work and day-to-day life.

 

Marlow Navigation has launched a new mobile application for its seafarers called CrewCompanion, available on both the iOS and Android platforms.

As part of the first release, this new mobile App offers a range of features that helps make a big part of the administration process between Company and Crew much easier and more efficient.

For instance, information and material is synchronized with a seafarer’s device when connected to the Internet. Important alerts and notifications can also be enabled to keep a seafarer reminded and updated, such as with regards to new assignments, flight details, payslips and expiring documentation, amongst others.

This has already proven to be a valuable extra feature for reaching out to crew in a proactive and immediate manner during the recent novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, keeping everyone well informed and connected, whilst helping to further drive operational and safety outcomes.

For added convenience and in order to improve communications, important worldwide contact information relevant for each seafarer’s assignment is also available via the App. Other key features include a vessel tracker, latest company press releases and the official newsletter.

Additionally, the App boasts a new innovative social tool called ‘Whose Around’, encouraging seafarers to locate, connect and chat with other fellow crewmembers in their vicinity.

“We are very pleased to have CrewCompanion up and running. This new App has been created specifically for our seafarers to help make their working experience while ashore and at sea more dynamic and easier. The technology has indeed already proven its worth during these globally challenging times,” states Joint Managing Director, Marlow Navigation, Jan Meyering. “The App provides a wealth of information and practical services digitally for our crew, as needed for their assignment at sea,” adds Meyering.

CrewCompanion is being further developed by Marlow’s inhouse IT and software development team, with more useful and time saving features to come in later versions.

The App is exclusively accessible for all seafarers engaged with Marlow Navigation, with secure login and is free of charge. For more information and to download CrewCompanion, click here

 






About Marlow Navigation

Marlow Navigation provides comprehensive third party crew & ship management services, able to support a vessel from its first plans on a drawing board, until final days at sea. This is backed by a global network of offices, manning/recruiting agencies & new generation training centres.

Since the company’s beginnings in 1982 from the maritime hub of Limassol, Marlow Navigation has grown to become a globally renowned & trusted name in the ship management industry. Today, a network spanning more than 10 countries, with approximately 1,000 shore-based staff & 13,000 crew on-board managed vessels, underpins the company’s progress, business sustainability & client-focussed ethos.

Scope of services has over the past three decades broadened to now include fully-fledged maritime management activities, including crew management, full technical ship management, new ship building supervision, finance & administration, crew recruitment, training and safety, and offshore crewing. These services are provided out of management offices located in Limassol (Cyprus), Hamburg (Germany), Rhoon/Rotterdam (the Netherlands), Mumbai (India) & Hong Kong. Together with a state-of-the-art maritime academy in the Philippines, international naval training centres in Ukraine, Russia & Germany, as well as a global network of seafarer recruiting agencies.

Marlow Navigation (Corporate Head Office)
Worldwide crew & ship management

Marlow Building
13 Alexandrias Street
3013, Limassol, Cyprus

P.O. Box 54077
CY-3720, Limassol
Cyprus

Telephone: +357 25882588
Facsimile: +357 25882599
General Contact: info@marlowgroup.com
Media & Communications: media@marlowgroup.com

 

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