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Ocean Time Marine


Some reviews from our many satisfied SMS software customers

We bring a personal and effective solution to every user of the The Ocean Time Marine Safety Management System Software. That’s why our customers love us and why they keep recommending our Vessel Safety Software to others.

  • I highly recommend this product!

    I am delighted with the SMS template I purchased but more particularly with the back-up service I received. Even on a Sunday!! When I first received the PDF template I found it quite daunting but my fears were quickly put to rest and a really good SMS was completed in a matter of a few days. - Julian Alcorso

  • The software is a great asset to our company

    Being based in South Africa, many of our systems are a little archaic, having the Ocean Time Marine SMS is incredibly helpful & beneficial to running a successful fleet safely. Since working with the team there, they have worked continuously to keep me updated & allow the software to provide what is required here. The team is extremely helpful, the software is a great asset to our company and to maintaining a current log for all activity pertaining our vessel. - Ash | Skipper/Manager, Southern Right Charters - South Africa

  • Definitely recommend

    Thanks for all of the info and help getting my SMS together. This is something that I would definitely recommend to other schools. - Justin Gooderham | Sports Programs Leader - Southern Cross Catholic College

  • Saved me a heap of time

    I purchased the SMS template for a Commercial boat. We have a fishing charter business in QLD. It's saved me a heap of time to do it this way. I'd recommend it to any other commercial boat operators out there. It is a simple system and looks very professional. - Dan Kennedy

  • I purchased one if these for my small ferry business.

    We have 2 boats that take around 40 - 80 passengers in Western Australia. 2C vessels. This template steered us in the right direction and made sure we were not wasting our time writing something that would not comply with AMSA. I'd recommend the product. We purchased in April 2014 and the newsletters keep us informed of any changes to the national system. - Martin Randall

  • I would recommend it to any persons putting together an SMS for their vessel.

    Have you ever tried to sit down and read 93 pages of regulation from your local governing authority. It was frustrating to no end and would result in stress and tiredness. First of all I would like to thank you for your SMS template which was an essential piece of equipment for Mustique. Prior to your template I procrastinated for many months and put in many hours of non-productive time trying to put together a simple SMS for Mustique. I was hesitant at first but your template was an easy step by step guidance to me achieving an appropriate SMS for this vessel in a short period of time. There were times I needed some personal guidance and your availability by phone was essential. Your follow ups by emails and phone and text assured me that I was on track. The cost of your product was fair considering I had spent thrice that on wasted time trying to develop my own. I would recommend it to any persons putting together an SMS for their vessel. I was impressed by the custom made Ships Log Book which came in a binder. Up until then I used a dairy for a ships log. Also thank you for the assistance with the Risk Assessment profiles - they also appear to be easier to use than what I have previously come across. - Captain Karl Green | M.V. Mustique

  • Recommend for any Vessel Operation!

    Ocean Time Marine provided us with the perfect template which was able to compliment the current procedures we already had in place. The Ocean Time Marine Template certainly saved us thousands of dollars in consultation and allowed me to use my time more efficiently. - Simon Mackay | MV Legenda, France

  • After entering in the information I was done in about 30 mins.

    It was great assistance in my vessel passing survey and has now provided a very good crew induction tool for new crew. Strongly recommended for commercial boats. - Chris Barnes | Barnes Maritime Australia

  • A very comprehensive SMS template

    I found Ocean Time Marine after googling Safety Management System templates on the internet. This has been the best find I have had in a long time. Not only does it provide a very comprehensive SMS template that can be tailored to your particular vessel, the Cloud based Dashboard provides a perfect environment to keep all your statutory information in one place, and provides easy access to all those that need this information. - Doug Watt | Cruise Sydney Harbour (Rhythm Boat)

  • a professional service and great support

    Ocean Marine’s SMS template took the stress and time out of my daunting task ahead i can honestly say they deliver a professional service and great support i would recommend there product 100% - Kerry Bailey | Blackout Sportsfishing Cairns (Charter Fishing Guide)

  • Guides you through exactly what needs to be included.

    So this year we signed up with Ocean Time Marine whose ‘semi-automated system’ is touted as: "featuring an easy-to-use and intuitive process to help you take control of your safety systems, write your own SMS and keep all your safety documents organised. The system is designed for commercial fishing, shipping, fishing charter, work-boats, ferries, commercial yachts and charter yachts. And it is! ...For me I’ve found transferring our previously bloated SMS to the framework is a comparatively easy process. It’s worth the money for us for the time and resources saved on our end. You do still need to tailor the system to your own situation, but the framework allows that part quite easily and guides you through exactly what needs to be included. - Kelly Fallon | Saltwater Academy

  • Thanks Ocean Time Marine.

    Now all my 3 snapper vessels and 4 long line vessels have a SMS thanks to you guys. - Matthew Southwick | Operations Manager, The Fiji Fish Marketing Group Ltd.

  • I purchased this a week ago, it took me about 2 hours to complete.

    It contains all the 12 elements and complies with the AMSA Part E. I added about 6 of the procedures and downloaded the risk assessment as well as the flip charts and the log book page. I needed a SMS to comply for my commercial fishing and fishing charter business, and this has worked well for me. I'd definitely recommend it if you don't have the time or the knowledge to write it. James - Captain James Weston

  • I had no idea where to start and then I heard about Ocean Time Marine.

    They saved me heaps of stress free time. Thank you very much. The finished products looks good. Very happy. - Gayle Grant | Commercial Fishing Vessel Owner

  • The Software saved me time and money and was very user friendly.

    The follow up support and info we have received since has been great. I've spoken to a few operators since who had stressed about the costs and time involved trying to comply doing it themselves, which makes this so much more worth it. I have and will continue to recommend this to anyone! - Chaz Kennedy | Sealife Charters, Broome WA

  • I would highly recommend to anybody that needs to develop their own SMS for their vessel

    The Oceantime Marine SMS software has taken the hassle out of developing our SMS for our new vessel. The software was easy to use the other tools also included were very useful as well. The end product looks great and very professional. When tasked with developing the SMS for our vessel, it was initially a quite daunting task, that was until I found Oceantime Marines software. It dramatically decreased the time I had to spend developing the SMS, it made so much easier. Above all I was impressed even further with the extra customer service from Mick with assisting in customising our logbook, printing off the logbook and SMS, customising templates, and assisting in any way possible with any questions I had along the way. I would highly recommend to anybody that needs to develop their own SMS for their vessel, that they use this software. You will not be disappointed. - Craig Cremin

  • I could not have gotten better service for my money.

    Began to do some homework on a SMS I had to comply with, and have completed for AMSA. Turned out, when I had looked on GOOGLE, and on the AMSA Website to look at the SMS sample I began to see it was a large job and not an easy one. I started to call operators to gain more info, then checked out, the best call I made....! I had left a message, and in no time a contact email followed up by a phone call shortly after put my mind to ease. A small fee and a quick download, I was on my way with creating my own SMS. The team were a great help, nothing was too hard for them they even had checked my progress and also added a few pictures into my SMS set up. I have now sent my SMS to AMSA with no problems they have commented on a great success If you are wanting top service, need any help or guidance along the way these guys are the real deal to go with. The set up had only taken me a few hours to go over and a few small additions and changes it was complete. Their fees are good, I could not have gotten better service for my money. I have already began to pass on Ocean time marine details to other operators here in SA. Thanks Ocean Time Marine for your help and top job, a happy man right here. - Steve Storic | Whyalla Fishing Charters , SA

  • Extremely user friendly and comprehensive saving me valuable hours

    The SMS software for super yachts from Ocean Time Marine is extremely user friendly and comprehensive saving me valuable hours. The ability to change and insert vessel specific procedures makes it adaptable to any vessel. The team at Ocean Time Marine have been very helpful and provide ongoing support for the product. - Owen J How - Captain M/Y Ophelia

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