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C Transport Maritime digitizes onboard technical operations with Kaiko Systems

  • C Transport Maritime rolls out Kaiko Systems’ solution on their fleet of 30 vessels
  • Kaiko Systems solidifies CTM’s safety regime and makes manual technical operations more efficient and reliable

Berlin, November 16, 2022 – Berlin-based Kaiko Systems today announces a partnership withC Transport Maritime (CTM) to roll out its software on CTM’s entire fleet under technical management, consisting of 30 dry bulk carriers. By using Kaiko Systems’ software, CTM will be able to streamline crews’ manual technical operations on board and make routine operations such as inspection and maintenance more data-driven and proactive.

CTM is one of the world’s premier dry bulk carriers. With a rigorous and innovative safety regime, CTM has recently won the 2022 Safety4Sea Dry Bulk Operator Award. Their decision to implement Kaiko Systems followed an intensive trial phase. During the trial, it was proven that Kaiko Systems can provide insights on how the safety regime is being conducted, and reduce time needed on inspections for crews. In addition, the system structures the data into visualized insights, allowing shore teams to immediately identify potential issues and take action

Efficient and data-driven onboard technical operations via mobile devices

“Speed and accuracy are key to technical management”, comments Francesco Canepa,Technical Director at CTM. “Kaiko Systems is able to verify and structure data into dynamicanalysis automatically. This gives us visibility on how thorough our safety regime is carried outand allows us to identify off-hire risks and take action for our clients earlier. On top of which, theKaiko Systems team is fast and eager to absorb new ideas to continuously improve their offering. We expect that working with Kaiko Systems will bring further improvements to our fleet performance and operational efficiency.“

Mr. Canepa also highlights the level of transparency CTM can now bring to their clients: “WithKaiko Systems, it’s now possible for our clients to have up-to-the-minute assessment of their vessels at both a macro and a granular level. This can be overall condition rating, pictures,trends, and even the effort crews spend on maintaining the vessel’s health condition.”

Fabian Fussek, Co-Founder and CEO of Kaiko Systems, says of the partnership: “CTM is known for its competent people who consistently deliver the highest quality for their customers.Being able to win their trust is a testament to the value proposition of our product and the effectiveness of our rollout operations. Kaiko Systems provides much-needed solutions for ship managers and owners of all sizes. Companies working with us can expect convincing results immediately, rather than long research and development phases. This sets us apart from many other companies and solutions in the market.”

Kaiko Systems continues to grow
Kaiko Systems, a two-year-old technology company, is on a strong growth path. The solution istrusted by companies like Columbia Shipmanagement, Marlow Navigation, USC Barnkrug and others. To date, Kaiko Systems is being rolled out on over 250 vessels, with more than 10,000 inspections already successfully completed.

About C Transport Maritime
C TRANSPORT MARITIME S.A.M. (CTM) is a highly qualified and experienced vesse lmanagement company primarily in the dry cargo ocean transportation industry. Established inMonaco in 2004, the company has strong Greek and Italian shipping roots that reach back over a century. CTM currently manages a fleet of over 200 dry cargo vessels at any point in time in the Handymax up to Capesize segments. Learn more at www.ctmmc.com

About Kaiko Systems

Berlin-based Kaiko Systems GmbH was founded in late 2020 to make shipping safer, smarter, and more collaborative. The tech company has developed a smart and user-friendly data collection and analysis tool that provides shipping companies and their stakeholders with comprehensive insights into the manual part of technical operations, such as inspection and maintenance. With a user-friendly mobile app, crews are able to continuously collect reliable technical data on the job. The automated, AI-based analysis then provides shore teams with data-based insights on potential risks and efficiency gains. Disruptions and downtimes of ships can thus be reduced. For more information, visit www.kaikosystems.com