Digital Solutions


We accelerate transformation and digitization by partnering with best in class. Therefore, we constantly seek efficient and cost-reducing digital solutions for the maritime industry to simplify and speed up processes across all aspects of ship management.

Please find an overview about projects we deal with, work on, and partly have already implemented – always having in mind an added value for our customers in means of costs, transparency, efficiency, and safety!


Please have a look at Zeaborn Ship Management’s affiliated companies, who accompany us on our digital journey as partners and advisors and whose products support our daily work:

IHM Maintenance with NautilusLog and SGS

Zeaborn Ship Management digitizes the IHM Maintenance process to ensure continuous conformity of the inventory. A smart solution from NautilusLog connects and integrates all key stakeholders, manages supplier communications, integrates and takes care of the crew, and most importantly can identify and solve IHM issues before they arise.


Optimization of lubricant procurement with Closelink

We strive for an easy and frictionless procurement process tailored to our needs and requirements. With a few clicks we manage our inquiries, orders and related communication with Closelink’s tool. The tool helps  to find the best lub oil suppliers for all global ports, and at the same time also makes sure to get the best out of your existing lub oil contracts. 


Finding a reliable shipyard with TrustedDocks

We partner with the clever platform “TrustedDocks”, founded on AI-based technology, which is a marketplace for ship repair, class renewal and retroffiting. It enables us to compare quickly and cost-effectively the different available options and find a reliable shipyard as project partner.


Product Development

We have already launched trials or are working with partners on a concrete product in these fields:

Measure sustainability: Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG)

We are fully aware of the enormous scope and impact of ESG issues on the economy. We can make a holistic portfolio assessment of your vessels in terms of “green requirements” (energy efficiency and future compliance) and we can execute the necessary conversion/ retrofit measures based on the results.

Save money and increase safety with remote inspections onboard!

We evaluate various digital solutions in this field: While easing the burden on the crew with digital, user-friendly tools to enable remote inspections we aim to save money and increase safety by identifying incidents before they occur. Especially in Corona times a focus project.

Digital Reporting

Zeaborn Ship Management works on Digital Reporting to collect data on board once and then distribute it to the respective systems –effective and time-saving.

Visual Analytics

We aim at taking 360°- pictures on our vessels to visually assess the complete condition of the vessel and then enable remote viewing, documentation, reporting and familiarizing with the crew, preparing projects or compare sister ships.

In this context we also deal with “3Net”, with their assistance tools for remote surveys. This technology enables us to take live-pictures with a helmet-camera and instruct the crew precisely from shore.

Reduce downtime with 3D-Printing

Initial trials have taken place and show that 3D-printing leads to a significant reduction in downtime. It enables crews to replace special spare parts, e.g. for older vessels when availability is limited. 

Thermal imaging – enhanced condition-monitoring & maintenance

Deployment and use of thermal imaging devices on board vessels – the digital heat-sensing cameras identify hot-spots and give early warning of developing problems. Such non-invasive checks provide better condition monitoring of running machinery, electrical switchboards/ connections, instrumentation, and other areas onboard, allowing for targeted and condition-based maintenance.

This has been approved by many owners as they see the benefits of such preventive maintenance, in reducing the risk of breakdowns and increased productivity from reduced off-hire/ downtime.

Identify everyday challenges and concerns on board at an early stage 

Capture seafarers’ experiences and allow access to data about productivity, safety and wellbeing across our fleet and in real-time. This interesting tool gathers feedback from the crew every other day, when they access WLAN. The aim is to recognize stress and excessive demands at an early stage. We recently started a pilot project on five vessels.


Dreams of the future? These topics are on our agenda and we will be diving deep into the subject matter going forward:

Autonomous Shipping

Together with well-known industrial partners we discuss how crews can be deployed more efficiently on board by thinking about steps in between and tangible approaches, e.g. through “partially unmanned bridges”. In this same context we also deal with the aim to minimize incidents by collecting and analyzing data in the engine room – based on AI – and offering decision support to both the vessel (Chief Engineer) and the office (Superintendent).

Approach us, if you interested in our digital solutions: