Features and functionality
Benefit from the many functionalities that suit the needs of pilot professionals perfectly. The solution is based on real-time as well as historical AIS data. As it is web-based, it enables easy access from anywhere with network connectivity.
To minimize unnecessary waiting time and fuel consumption, precise ETAs and ETDs are of paramount importance. The Maritime Pilot solution predicts client vessel ETAs and calculates the ETDs for pilot crew to help ensure, that the pilot is at the right place at the right time. The ETAs and ETDs are based on an advanced algorithm developed by GateHouse Maritime.
Every organization strives to improve its operational efficiency – to the benefit of staff, your customers and not least, your bottom line. With the Destination Predictor feature you can identify potential clients and likely pilotage opportunities weeks in advance – providing you a wider time window for optimal crew planning. Furthermore, fuel consumption can be optimized, and emissions reduced using advanced speed-over-ground analytics tools.
Billings can be complicated due to different booking requirements. With the historical ship track feature, you can go back and check the exact times and places for any of your pilot operations. This enables you to efficiently document and ensure correct billing.
In order to assess your market coverage and potential you need to know which pilotage opportunities you are missing out on in your area of interest. With the ‘Pilot Operations’ feature the Maritime Pilots solution can provide an overview of any missed pilotage opportunities.
Competitor analysis can be used to evaluate your efforts and service level up against your competitors. As an example, you may want statistics on how long your competitor’s customers wait on average for a pilot. A similar statistic could also provide you with information on the speed and fuel costs for your competitors individual pilot operations or for the average pilot operation. With this feature you could also identify idling pilot boats.
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