Magnolia Marine Transport Company, the nation’s largest transporter of asphalt on the inland waterways, will deploy Jeppesen Workboat Navigator across its fleet of 19 towboats and 70 barges. This new offering from Jeppesen Marine is a professional information service developed specifically for commercial vessels operating in coastal and inland waterways.
“Magnolia Marine is proud to implement Workboat Navigator across our fleet,” said Stan Humphreys, Magnolia Marine’s senior vice president. “The state-of-the-art charting and information management system demonstrates our commitment to provide our captains with the best navigation technology available. Our emphasis on technology, and resulting increases in safety and efficiency, allows us to better serve our customers as we strive to meet our goal of 100% customer satisfaction.”
Based in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Magnolia Marine moves asphalt and other petroleum products throughout the Mississippi River system and intracoastal waterways of the Gulf of Mexico. With its young fleet of double-skin, heated tank barges and technologically-advanced towboats, Magnolia Marine is well positioned to safely move and preserve the integrity of its customers’ valuable products.
Jeppesen Workboat Navigator is an information service that provides mariners with a combination of detailed vector-based digital marine charts, location-based data, such as Notices to Mariners, and input from onboard sensors, such as GPS, radar, AIS, heading sensors, and onboard cameras. Jeppesen Workboat Navigator brings together numerous information sources for unparalleled situational awareness and weekly data updates so charts remain current and provide the most accurate information possible.
Jeppesen Workboat Navigator delivers a host of advanced features including River ETA to assist with planning arrival times, River AIS to predict passing locations, the ability to easily keep AIS information up to date with an easy-to-use interface, and much more. Comprehensive 24x7 service and support is also included.
“After a thorough evaluation, it is extremely rewarding to see forward-thinking companies like Magnolia Marine incorporate the many benefits of Workboat Navigator,” said Terry Moore, sales manager, Jeppesen Marine. “We spent a considerable amount of time listening carefully to the industry, which included the most important component--the captains. Our success within the towboat market is reflective of the hard work which went into developing an easy-to-use and dependable electronic chart and data solution."
Jeppesen Marine is a market-leading provider of digital navigation solutions, based on worldwide vector chart data type approved to ISO19379, meteorological information and transmission technologies. Through its wide range of products and services, Jeppesen Marine serves numerous markets from light marine, to today’s safety-conscious commercial shipping industry operating on the inland/coastal waterways as well as high seas. Jeppesen Marine is chartered with the same underlying values that launched Jeppesen in 1934 – improving safety and efficiency through innovative navigation solutions.
Contact Jeppesen Marine at 888-272-6217 or email@example.com for more information about Jeppesen Workboat Navigator – A Professional Information Service.