Farstad Shipping will position themselves as leader within emergency planning when buying solution from IntraPoint


14.02.2011


Farstad Shipping is investing in market leading technology to improve their emergency planning. The investment is aligned with the company’s core values: safety conscious, value productive, accountable, inclusive and visible and transparent. IntraPoint is the chosen supplier of a new emergency planning - and crisis management system.

"It is crucial for our company to choose market leading emergency planning solutions to support our growing global fleet. Crisis Manager, from global market leader IntraPoint, was chosen after other solutions in the market had been evaluated", says Bjørn Holstad, Corporate HSEQ Manager in Farstad Shipping.

Leading companies, especially within the energy and transportation sector, are increasing their requirements for automation and integrated solutions for incident – and crisis management. IntraPoint’s solution, Crisis Manager, is used for planning, training, certifications, observations and alerts, media and next-of-kin communication and also logging and evaluation. The goal is to resume operations in a time efficient and safe manner to reduce impact on human life, environment, assets and company reputation

"We are very satisfied with Farstad Shipping choosing IntraPoint as their supplier of emergency planning solutions. Knowing that Farstad Shipping aims to be market leader within their segment confirms our position as global market leader. We are proud that Farstad Shipping has chosen our solution," says Idar Voldnes CEO of IntraPoint.

"Farstad Shipping has more than 1800 employees on five continents. This underlines the need to have an emergency planning solution that is geographical independent. Having the best systems for emergency planning will give us a competitive advantage and we will attract the best employees", says Holstad.

Farstad Shipping ASA
Farstad Shipping's fleet currently consists of 58 vessels (32 AHTS, 24 PSV and 2 SUBSEA) and 4 PSV under construction. The company's operations are run from Aalesund, Aberdeen, Melbourne, Perth, Singapore, Macaé and Rio de Janeiro by a total of 1820 employees onshore and offshore. The company's strategy is to be a major international supplier of large, modern offshore service vessels to the oil industry.  We also remain committed to solid long-term charter profile for the fleet. http://www.farstad.com

About IntraPoint
IntraPoint’s Crisis Manager™ is an industry-leading incident and crisis management software solution which covers all phases of incidents/crisis from planning, training, alert notification, to action and normalization. The suite of products is tailored to minimize the effects of a crisis, being physical, environmental, financial, product-related or reputational. IntraPoint’s customers span solid brands such as Amtrak, Alitalia, ENI Norway, Gilbarco Veeder-Root, the cruise liner Hurtigruten, the airline Icelandair, Sevan Marine, Shell Norway, Statoil, Teekay Petrojarl and the telecom provider Telenor, among others.  IntraPoint was founded in 1999 and has offices in Trondheim and Oslo, Norway and Reston, Virginia.
 
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