Bulk Cargo Vessels
As part of a Stowage Planning System, Autoship Systems
is providing Westwood Shipping Lines and Chinese Polish
Shipping with a version of Autoload specialized for
breakbulk cargo carriers.
Bulk and General Cargo Vessels
Autoload is used on bulk and general cargo carriers,
both independently and in concert with our Stowage Planning
Customers include: Astron Maritime Company S.A., August Marine Ltd., Canada Steamship Lines, COSCO, DonsoTank Rederi AS, Lomar Shipping, Mediterranean Maritime S.A., Pac Ship Management, Seaarland Shipping Management, Upper Lakes, V SHIPS, UK Ltd. Group, and Western Geophysical UK.
Cable and Pipe Laying Vessels
Autoload is used on HJ Barreras SA's cable ship Iberus,
on Hay's Shipping Ltd.'s flex pipe layer Kommandor
3000 and on Secunda Marine's Cable layer vessel Agile.
Cassette Carrier Vessels
Stena Lines uses Autoload on board its Cassette Carrier
Coast Guard Vessels
Autoload is installed on the Canadian Coast Guard vessels
John Jacobson and Gordon Reid. Both are
specialized Search and Rescue vessels, and needed loading
software able to meet the criteria for that demanding
environment. Other Coast Guard Vessel installations
include: Norwegian Navy's Senja, Andenes,
Nordkapp and Svalbard.
Container Cargo Vessels, and
Vessels with Container Decks
is provided to container cargo vessels in both standalone
form and as part of a Stowage Planning System. SPS customers
use a version of Autoload specialized for both the type
of vessel and SPS. Customers include: Wallenius Wilhelmsen
Lines (SPS for 80 Vessels, all WWL planning offices
worldwide, and selected service providers), Westwood
Shipping Lines, Edison Chouest Offshore and Lomar Shipping.
Cruise Ships and Passenger Vessels
BC Ferries of Canada chose Autoload for their two "Superferry"
class vessels, the Spirit of Vancouver and the
Spirit of British Columbia. (These vessels were
also designed using Autoship's CAD/CAM software). Other
installations include: Big Red Boat's Atlantic
and Oceanic, Sea Quest's Sun Vista, Leisure
World, and Amusement World, Orient Line's
Marco Polo, and Crown Odysseyand UNICOM
Ship Management's Maxim Gorkiy.
Engineering Support Vessels
Halliburton Subsea uses Autoload on board Rockwater
1 and Northern Marine Management on board Rockwater
2 engineering support vessels.
Fishing Vessels (Offshore, Factory,
Autoload is installed on American Seafood's offshore
vessel Ocean Rover, and on their factory freezer
trawler American Triumph.
The United States Navy's Military Sealift Command installed
Autoload on two Military Support Vessels and one Missile
Range Instrumentation Ship.
The Norwegian Navy installed Autoload on four vessels
used primarily for coast guard duties.
The French Navy installed Autoload on three Frigates,
HMS Al-Riyadh, HMS Makkah and HMS Al-Dammam.
Oil Rigs and Oil Production
provides a customized Autoload specifically for oil
rigs and oil production vessels. The user interface
remains the same as for standard Autoload users, but
the software accurately models the unique behaviour
of the oil rig or production vessel. Customers include:Bergesen Offshore ASA, Borgland, BP, Dolphon Ltd., Norsk Hydro, Oddfjell Drilling AS, ProSafe Offshore, Safe Service Ltd., StatOil, Total Automation Ltd., and Transocean Sedco Forex.
Ro-Ro and PCTC Vessels
Autoship Systems Corporation produces stowage planning
systems for Ro-Ro and PCTC vessels, in which Autoload
is included as the hydrostatics engine. Customers include:
Northern Marine Management, Phenix Shipping, Unicom
Management Services (Cyprus) Ltd., Wallenius Wilhelmsen
Semi-Submersible Heavy Lift
Heavy Transport (now Boskalis) used Autoload on two
sister-ships - Black Marlin and Blue Marlin
- the largest heavy lift vessels of their kind in the
world. It was the Blue Marlin, that transported
the terrorist-damaged USS Cole from Yemen waters
back to its home port of Newport News VA.
In the case of the 9,000 ton USS Cole, transporting
across two major oceans without incident required Autoload
to both plan the stability and the deballast plan ahead
of time - and to monitor both in real time using the
PC in the loading control room of the Blue Marlin.
Autoload is installed on Phenix Shipping's Clipper
Cheyenne, a Ro-Ro/heavy Lift vessel and two of BOA
Limited's heavy lift barges. The latest installation
is on Keppel Fels Semi-submersible, West Setia.
Supply and Support Vessels
Autoload is employed onboard supply and/or support vessels
operated by BOA Limited, Bourbon Offshore Norway, DIAMAR
S.P.A., Eidesvik, Farstad Shipping ASA, Island Offshore,
Maersk, Normand Rover, Olympic Shipping, P/R International
Offshore Services ANS, Rolls Royce, Simek, Smedvig,
Solstad Shipping, Stolt Offshore, Surf, Swire Pacific,
Trico, Ulstein Verft and Unie Van Reding.
provides a dedicated version of Autoload for Tankers:
Autoload-Tanker. The Tank Contents window and
its associated specialized tools are specifically designed
for tanker cargo. Customers include: Capital Ship Management Corp., Cleveland Tankers, Gibson Gas Tankers Limited, Humbolt Ltd., PEMEX, Polembros Shipping Ltd., SeaWill, Sloman Neptun Schiffahrts-AG, Stelmar Tankers, Sulphur Carriers USA, and Teekay Marine (Canada) Ltd.