Transtema Kockumation Introduces New Computer System For Shipping Industry

Transtema Kockumation, Sweden, formerly the electronics division of Kockumation, wellknown producers of the Loadmaster and Levelmaster computer systems, recently introduced a new system under the trade name Shipmaster.

The system is designed to furnish the shipping industry with a high-performance-product package which will facilitate full integration aboard any type of vessel, as well as the office ashore.

The hardware of the powerful general purpose computer is tested and type approved by the American Bureau of Shipping; the Bureau Veritas; Det norske Veritas; Lloyd's Register; Nippon Kaiji Kyokai; and Rina.

The program package comprises all the Loadmaster functions, which have been upgraded to meet the latest specifications. The functions include: inventory; on-line presentation of tank levels; planned maintenance; and office automation programs.

The system offers the possibilities of an integrated information system; modular, expandable and flexible hardware/software; local-area networking; and ship/shore communications.

The Shipmaster has already generated a great deal of interest from shipowners and shipyards resulting in orders of 25 units from such such companies as Island Navigation Corp., Hong Kong; Ned Lloyd, the Netherlands; Neste Oy, Finland; Nordenfjeldske, Norway; and Johnson Line and Trans Consultants, Sweden, Some of the owners have to install the Shipmaster in their offices as well.

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Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 41,  Sep 1985

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