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The Environment: Stewardship & Compliance

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TECHNOLOGY nando Lehrer adds, ?The partnership ef ciently facilitates the exchange of information. In the real world, a spreadsheet is okay for class reporting, but the software does so much more.? The ESRG module has its functionality integrated into NS 5 and imbedded with ABS branding, but it could stand alone. NS5 and ESRG as OneAs a combined package, the classic de nition of NS5 and ESRG can be described as ?a Single Source Point of solu-tions for IT, helping with data mapping.? Supporting and run- ning in conjunction with the NS5 Fleet Management Soft-ware, OstiaEdge SmartShip facilitates the management of all maintenance-related activities centrally. Through NS5, ESRG monitoring data integrates seamlessly, providing shoreside managers with pass-through alerts and drill-down functionality to the individual alert level ? all available directly through  eet management software system. Arguably, this represents the last step technology-aided management tool for the commer- cial ship operator. In the current challenging  nancial, regula- tory and operational climate, it comes not a moment too soon. ??? of particular relevancy to emerging trends in the commercial marine markets, ESRG monitors more than 50 gas turbine engines. For marine operators operating or contemplating the switch to dual fuel engines, the technology is especially attractive. With engine makers touting reduced maintenance costs and increased servicing intervals, the means with which to verify that metric is especially important ? both for operators and regulatory bodies alike. 60 | Maritime Professional | 4Q 2012MP #4 50-63.indd 60MP #4 50-63.indd 6011/12/2012 11:05:53 AM11/12/2012 11:05:53 AM

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