Keeping one vessel afloat is a big enough challenge on its own. For those of you that have operations with multiple vessels, the challenge multiplies. Keeping track of your vessels locations, plans, and data are vital to the success of your operation and the safety of your crew and operations.
Time. It’s the only thing that keeps on passing by no matter what we do. Probably, many of us would choose to freeze it so we could buy a few more hours or even days for our business to get everything done, but unfortunately, we don’t have that superhero power. Why then...
Sometimes some of the most profound statements are the most basic. Why?
This is because as a society we have a tendency to like to overcomplicate things and look for more complex solutions when simplicity is the way to go. It somehow makes us feel like we’re doing more when the solution is more complex.
It was my favorite game as a kid by far. Marco Polo was a game based on the famous ship merchant who traveled the world, specifically to Asia during the Middle Ages. The game is played in a swimming pool, where one person has their eyes closed and has to try and locate and tag any of the other participants of the game
No one likes doing paperwork. But, if you happen to be someone who does, you are officially one in a billion, congrats!
For the rest of us, paperwork is something we dread doing. Unfortunately, data and records are the backbones of our businesses and the glue that holds everything together. It’s the driving force behind safety, efficiency, and keeping operations sailing forward.