with photos & cloud sync
e-Draft Survey on Smartphone
Corporate cloud archive and stakeholder auto-distribution
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Arrival and Departure Draft & Displacement on Smartphone with Photo, Sync to Shore Stakeholders

  • Google Play app download and self-install to smartphone(s)
  • Android smartphone app
  • smartphone pairing(s), unlimited
  • arrival drafts, fore, aft and midships
  • departure drafts, fore, aft and midships
  • cloud configuration
  • smartphone to cloud survey sync
  • marine draft survey stakeholder sharing

 

    • listing angle, direction and LCB recording
    • smartphone photo documentation
    • arrival and departure water density
    • ballast and deballast quanity recording
    • bunkers, water taken recording
    • disposals, sludge/ bilgewater recording
    • net-cargo recording
    • cloud draft survey with photos 3-month archieve
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    for marine and cargo surveyors, port agents, vessel operators, terminals, stevedores or tallymen

     

    FAQ

    What, if no internet on the quay side or onboard the vessel?

    The marine surveyor records draft and displacement on the smartphone on the quay side and onboard the vessel in realtime. The recordings are kept on the smartphone, sync'ed to the cloud app server whenever 3G or wifi is again available, f.ex. when back in the office using office-WiFi, maintaining the real-time captured timestamps and GPS location.

    Why will the cargo owner (charterer) love this?

    The recordings are done in real time, auto-sync'ed to the cloud, with auto-capturing of timestamp and GPS for each recording; possibly documented with photos of draft readings. The smartphone recordings cannot later be tampered with in the office -all smartphone recordings are kept as documentation for all draft surveys in the port.

    How do i get the app on my smartphone(s)?

    Just download from Google Play and click "install".

    How many smartphones can I use?

    As many as you want. No fee is charged on the amount of smartphones in use.

    When can I start?

    Once you sign up and pay the first subscription fee, you can get started right away. Sign up today, start tomorrow. Seriously!

    Who has access to my data?

    All your data belongs to you and are strictly confidential.

    The data is shared only with the users you define or with the external stakeholders you choose.

    How does smartphone connect to the server?

    Through a simple internet connection (data packet or wifi).

    Can app run in 'Kiosk Mode'?

    Android devices can be switched to kiosk mode so that only specific applications can run. Thus, users do not have access to other functions of the phone, such as calls, social media, etc.

    How do I get started?

    Sign-up here; you will receive invoice for first 3 months use. As soon as settled you get first cloud login already branded with your corporate logo. Sign-up today, start tomorrow!

    Do I need other equipment than the Marine Draft Survey app on my smartphone?

    If only taking drafts from quayside you need an inclinometer to determine the list across the beam. You might need equipment to determine the water density. And, you need the vessel's hydrostatic particulars for trim LCB, and trim & stability book to convert the drafts and trim to displacement.

    Does each of my surveyors need to sign-up individually?

    No, just do a corporate sign-up for your port, and all surveyors can download and pair their smartphone to same site. Draft surveys from all surveyoers can be accessed by your office logins.

    Do I have to pay for support?

    Email support (in English) is included in the monthly fees. Regular maintenance maintenance of features, also included!

    Any additional software or hosting costs?

    No server or software is required. The app comes with hosting service and you can do as many logins as you want. No additional costs.

    Can I request improvements or customizations?

    Your ideas for improvements are welcome! We will do a feasibility study of the ideas and they can be implemented in future versions.

    For how long do I have to commit?

    You settle costs 3 months ahead at all times, hence you can cancel with 3 months' notice. When prepaid payments expire, access to the app is closed.

    How many photos can i make?

    No limitations; you can supplement with as many photos as you like. During draft recording, you can make a snapshot of the waterline at the area you take the draft. For trim LCB adjustment, you can make a snapshop of the vessel's hydrostatic particulars. For displacement entry, you can make a snapshot of the relevant page in vessel's trim & stability book. For listing, you can snapshot the inclinometer reading. For bunkers, supplies and disposals, you can snapshot individual sounding documentation.

    All photos are sync'ed to the cloud, together with the entered values and entry points, hence you maintain a full set of relevant documentation in a single place.

    Can office later adjust the surveyor readings?

    No, the surveyor's readings, inputs and photos cannot be tampered with by office. All readings are recorded together with smartphone GPS captured location and timestamp, verifying that the captured readings have been recorded onsite in real-time.

    What are the technical requirements to Android smartphone or tablet?

    A phone or tablet with the following specifications -or higher- is fine:

    • Operating system: Android 5.1
    • Screen resolution and size: 480 x 800, 4″
    • Memory: 1 GB of RAM
    • GPS sensor: required
    • Camera: recommended, with autofocus

    Screen brightness should be suitable for work under strong sunlight.

    What about battery?

    Apps are by optimized for low battery use. You can let each new labour-shift carry a new fully charged device (Android smartphones are inexpensive), or provide external battery/ power bank to ensure continuous onsite work.