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DocSea VS BoatOn Book

A boat management software supports professionals in the maritime and river shipping sectors with their daily tasks: maintenance management, inventory management, parts ordering and purchasing, crew management and scheduling, certificate renewal, logbook and navigation tracking, and more.

Discover our comparison between two French fleet management software : DocSea and BoatOn Book.

What is boat maintenance software?

A CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) software for boats is a technological tool designed to optimize and simplify vessel management. It allows managers and crews to track, plan, and document preventive and corrective maintenance tasks, ensuring that all operations comply with manufacturer standards and recommended timelines.

This software can include features such as inventory management, spare parts and equipment tracking, intervention history, periodic inspection scheduling, and performance report generation. By centralizing and automating these tasks, CMMS software helps reduce vessel downtime, improve safety, and extend the lifespan of all vessel equipment.

How important is boat maintenance software in maritime shipping ?

Imagine a software that gathers all data related to your vessel: upcoming maintenance tasks, crew and external provider management, spare parts inventory, mandatory certificates... This is precisely what naval maintenance software offers. They ensure complete tracking of your boat's history, accessible anytime and anywhere. Moreover, the ensure the compliance of the fleet with the specific maritime requirements of maritime shipping such as the MLC of the ISM.

In addition to centralizing information, these software solutions greatly simplify your daily tasks: intervention planning, budget tracking, order management... They become major assets during key moments in your boat's life, such as its sale. Indeed, a CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) software demonstrates thoroughness and diligence in vessel maintenance, thus helping to preserve its asset value.

These software solutions allow you to quickly retrieve the necessary information to prove your good faith and defend your interests in case of a dispute. For example, BoatOn Book offers the ability to share specific data with authorized third parties while maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information.

Comparison of DocSea and BoatOn Book offers


DocSea, a subsidiary of the ITM company, specializes in developing CMMS software solutions. They have developed their fleet management solution : Mister Maint FIMS. Their software is a comprehensive system divided into three main blocks: technical, procurement, and safety. Mister Maint FIMS is certified by Bureau Veritas, and DocSea collaborates with companies such as Orange Marine, Saupiquet, and Les Bacs de Loire.

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The BoatOn Book from BoatOn is the 1st boat fleet management and maintenance solution. The aim of the BoatOn Book is to simplify all the operational activities of maritime and inland waterway operators : passenger boats, freight transport, rescue vessels, marine works... BoatOn also helps companies to manage their fleets in an eco-responsible way, while complying with current regulations.

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Where the BoatOn Book stands out...

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A time saving of 40% concerning the administrative part 

Get started in just 3 minutes

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Eco-responsible advices to learn how to better maintain your boat  

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Discover the BoatOn Book, the 1st boats fleet management software for maritime shipping

Manage you services and maintenance

From the tasks module, you will have access to the entire history of your maintenance operations. You can review past maintenance, schedule upcoming tasks, and send work orders to service providers or crew members.

Additionally, you will have the ability to automatically generate maintenance reports with just one click.

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Rights and users 

Managing a fleet of boats involves coordinating multiple stakeholders. The user module allows assigning access to these individuals and defining the level of information they can access.

You can choose from various predefined roles such as administrator, supervisor, captain, crew member, etc., or create your own custom roles.

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Manage your inventory and purchases

This section of the software allows you to monitor the real-time status of parts and equipment stocks, plan their replacement, and generate purchase orders.

You can also export data in Excel or PDF formats, or create a pre-filled email with details of the parts to order, then click "send" !

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Follow your navigations with AIS

The logbook allows you to record all your navigations directly from your phone ! With your boat's AIS, you can accurately trace your vessels' routes.

Plan your trips by consulting the integrated weather and analyze your navigations to optimize your fuel consumption. Keeping your logbook up to date has never been easier with the BoatOn Book.

Manage your budget and accounting

The budget module allows you to track all expenses and income related to your boat. You can filter major expense and income categories to optimize costs and manage your vessel's accounting directly from the BoatOn Book.

Any expense recorded in maintenance or another module of the software is automatically added to this section, saving you the effort of searching for associated details.

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Dashboard of the whole fleet

The fleet and statistics module provides an overview of essential information about your boats. Here you can find details about mooring, revenues, expenses, as well as past and upcoming maintenance.

Detailed statistics about your fleet's condition are presented in graphical form, allowing you to visualize upcoming maintenance tasks, revenues or expenses over a specific period, out-of-stock parts, and other relevant information.

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Integrate your documents and certificates

In the documents module, you have access to all essential elements of your boat.

You can view attachments from other modules of the software, such as maintenance reports, and add crew member certificates, navigation permits, insurance certificates, or any other essential invoices and documents.

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They trust us and they explain why

Hard to make a decision ? Philippe Vignaux, Technical Director of Wistream in Toulon, explains why he chose the BoatOn !

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