Posted by Sade Williams
Ramco Systems has announced that it has secured an order to digitize maintenance, engineering operations of Caverton Helicopters Ltd, a leading aviation and marine logistics player in Nigeria.
Part of the Caverton Offshore Support Group Plc , Caverton Helicopters handles Emergency Medical Evacuation and Search & Rescue operations as well as provides logistics services to support Nigeria’s offshore oil and gas sector.
Ramco will deploy its advanced modules for flight operations, safety compliance and reporting, inventory management, and MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul) Sales for Caverton which operates a fleet of 30 helicopters out of Murtala Muhammad International Airport in Lagos, Port Harcourt Airforce Base, Warri and Douala, Cameroon.
Ramco said it will implement its Aviation M&E MRO Solution V5.8. With advanced applications, Caverton’s operations team will now be able to view multiple indicators and processes on a single dashboard.
Apart from reducing manpower and human error, the suite will also improve maintenance schedules, fleet forecasting and planning and management of logistics, thereby improving overall safety and efficiency.
Speaking on the development, Rotimi Makanjuola, Chief Operating Officer, Caverton Offshore Support Group , said, “We have been looking for a solution provider to pave the way for the company’s digital transformation. With its strong track record, Ramco Aviation Software will be able to cater to our end-to-end operational needs. We look forward to advancing our digital strategy with Ramco.”
Also speaking, Captain Josiah Choms, Managing Director, Caverton Helicopters Limited , said, “Time is of immense importance during an emergency medical evacuation. By having Ramco’s integrated system, Caverton will now be able to coordinate flight and maintenance schedules efficiently, assist automation and optimize productivity thereby ensuring we respond to emergencies in the region with greater speed.”
Virender Aggarwal, CEO, Ramco Systems , said, “We at Ramco continuously strive to offer next-gen, innovative solutions that can help resolve major challenges in the aviation industry. Our partnership with Caverton underscores our track record in the helicopter segment where we count 7 of the Top 10 Heli Operators in the U.S. (by fleet size) as clients. We are confident that with Ramco’s one stop solution, Caverton will now harness the software’s innovative features to cut out inefficiencies, and optimize aircraft and customer management.”
Ramco Aviation Software is trusted by 22,000+ users to manage 4,000+ aircraft globally. Accessible on cloud and mobile, Ramco Aviation Software continues to innovate with ‘Anywhere Apps’, significantly reducing transaction time both during aircraft-on-ground (AOG) conditions and critical aircraft turnarounds. Ramco is changing the paradigm of enterprise software with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning based solutions, powered by cool new features such as voice-based transactions on Google Assistant or Alexa, chatbots, mail bots, HUBs and cognitive solutions.
With 75+ Aviation leaders onboard, Ramco is the solution of choice for several large airlines and top heli-operators and multiple MROs around the world.
The Caverton Offshore Support Group Plc is the first fully integrated offshore support company in Sub-Saharan Africa providing quality Aviation and Marine logistics services to businesses operating in the oil and gas industry.
By embracing technology and building a formidable asset base and several physical infrastructures in the region, the Caverton Group is well positioned to harness the abundant opportunities currently available in the African market with the highest level of Safety and Efficiency.
With a total staff strength of 650 across 4 West African countries and a combined fleet of 30 Aircraft, Caverton has emerged as a true Pan African success story and partner of choice for the major players in the oil and gas sector.