- Appoints Konstantinos Machairas as Greek representative
VesselMan offers a fast, easy-to-implement and cost-efficient option to improve ship owners’ technical/fleet management operations. VesselMan is delivered as Software-as-a-service (SaaS), provided at a low and predictable cost.
Konstantinos has a strong track record of growing maritime sales in Greece and developing commercial relationships in Southern Europe. He is one of the few people who can combine maritime and software sales experience, which will be of great benefit to VesselMan’s clients and business partners.
“I’m excited about becoming a part of VesselMan, a company that is providing a truly unique and effective service to owners and managers” said Machairas. “It’s an exciting time in Greek shipping, where there is a real interest in exploring how digitization can improve shipping operations.”
For more information please contact:
Glenn Edvardsen, CEO VesselMan: email@example.com
Konstantinos Machairas: firstname.lastname@example.org
VesselMan is a Norwegian company established in 2015. They provide cloud-based software solutions to the maritime industry that offer a fast, easy-to-implement and cost-efficient option for complex and costly maintenance projects such as dry-docking’s, turnkey projects, ship repairs and refits. VesselMan enables effective collaboration between management, customers, yards, suppliers and the site-team in a digital value chain that demonstrates huge potential for cost savings, improved transparency, and more robust operations. A Web browser is all you need to supervise, monitor progress and get real time status.
As part of VesselMan’s global growth strategy, we have opened an office in Singapore.
Singapore has emerged as the world's top maritime capital of the world. A "Leading Maritime Capitals of the World," as a resilient hub, home to the fourth largest fleet in the world (when compared to other cities).
Singapore is Asia’s gateway for global leaders in ship financing, ship broking, risk management and marine insurance. Capitalising on its strategic location, sophisticated port facilities and shipyards, Singapore has developed into a premier International Maritime Centre (IMC) where ships hub and essential ancillary services in shipping, commerce and logistics flourish. Maritime Singapore is home to more than 5,000 maritime organisations and businesses.
We are excited to announce the opening of our new office in Singapore and our recent hiring of Harald Lundestad as Managing Director | Singapore.
In a challenging market, it is important to act as a front-runner and take lead in digital development and innovation related to Dry-Docking and Ship Repairs. VesselMan aims to pursue such a role and keep on top of challenges in an ever-changing environment and see Singapore as a key location.
Singapore, May 24, 2018
VesselMan a cloud-based dry-docking and ship repair maritime software solutions, today announced the opening of its new office in Singapore.
This physical entry into the Asia-Pacific (APAC) is another step in the company's commitment to delivering excellent support to our existing customers, as well as expanding our customer base globally. The strategic investment in the Singapore office positions VesselMan to offer localized support for its existing client relationships in APAC and introduce its world-class product offerings to new companies.
"VesselMan is committed to growing our presence in the APAC region, where some of our most strategic customers are based," said Glenn Edvardsen, CEO of VesselMan.
Singapore has emerged as the world's top maritime capital of the world. A "Leading Maritime Capitals of the World," as a resilient hub, home to the fourth largest fleet in the world. The city state is a must be place for any company with ambitions in the shipping industry.
VesselMan is a Norwegian company providing maritime software solutions that offer a fast, easy-to-implement and cost-efficient option for improving your vessel’s dry-dockings and ship repair projects for technical management operations.
VesselMan is born in the cloud as a genuine level 4 SaaS application, and was developed in close partnership with leading Norwegian ship-owners. The solution can run on top of all PMS systems and is designed for effective integration with back-end systems. This means that VesselMan is easy to implement on top of your existing systems, at a fraction of the traditional cost and time.
VesselMan is pleased to announce and welcome its newest member Jostein Opsahl, who will join the VesselMan team as a Global Operation & Service Manager.
As part of VesselMan’s growth plans operation and services are key areas moving forward. Managing VesselMan’s global customer portfolio having a feedback channel for service will be important. Providing both the methodology to seek the feedback but also to manage the results and take action on a worldwide basis. Implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of operation and services are among our focus areas having a global operation service manager will be key to achieve this goal. Supporting our current customer base and product development.
Jostein comes to VesselMan with an M.Sc in Marine Technology from NTNU and he worked as Business Consultant at ShipNet. Jostein has got experience in customer service, chartering and operations from maritime industry that will be vital for us moving forward.
This new position @VesselMan will be a great contribution to our rapid growth and global strategy. Within this role, Jostein will support the fast growth of VesselMan by building a global operation with a focus on customer experience and service. Having our current and new clients in focus. He will also aid in developing VesselMan through strategy development and identification of prospective clients.
Prior to joining VesselMan, Glenn held a position of Vice President and Head of shipping at StormGeo. The master mariner shipping and marine industry has been a part of his life for the last 20 years. With his experience from international business he has extensive knowledge and network within shipping, digital development and change development Glenn will be a valuable addition to our team.
“As the founder of VesselMan I have been searching for the right candidate to take the company to the next level. It will be an exciting journey and I am very pleased that Glenn accepted the challenge” - Stig Linna.
“I am determined to continue VesselMan’s momentum based on our current cloud-based dry-docking and ship repairs software. We look forward to help clients to streamline their processes in order to cut cost and become more effective" - Glenn Edvardsen.
Stig Linna is the founder of Kaizit and VesselMan.