Case Study - Vessel Management System

A real time reporting and booking system for nautical charts while on voyage for safe routing of the vessel


  • A globally renowned NOAA and Admiralty chart Agent since 1920
  • Global distributor of nautical charts for vessels
  • Exclusive distributor of cutting edge marine software with scalable and flexible options
  • Needed a system that would allow users to check availability of charts and order them


  • Comprehend vessel management
  • Create UI for website
  • Define the requirements
  • Disjoint database


WhiteHedge Solution

  • Fixed the bugs for the existing desktop UI
  • Defined the requirements to create the website
  • Created an environment to link the disjoint data bases for smooth operation
  • Created various level of users and defined the rights assigned to them
  • Developed a requisition form for multiple users


  • .NET Framework 3.5, ASP.NET, C#.Net,AJAX
  • IIS
  • SQL Server 2005 (including reporting services)
  • Microsoft application blocks

Value Addition

  • Reduced physical rush of customers to get charts
  • Status visibility of the charts for a particular vessel
  • Tracking system for the requisition posted
  • Real time reporting system while on voyage
  • Easy to access via internet

WhiteHedge offered solution was a dream come true for the customer by doing research and development, for the project lead to synchronization in a smooth manner. WhiteHedge enabled the customers to
assess feasibility before both parties committed to a long term engagement.

Head of Weather Data Platform