Where harsh conditions exist and your next location is hours away, Crew Companion is the answer for the safety of your staff; a scalable and customisable personnel monitoring solution to meet your organisation’s safety needs in onshore and offshore operations. It provides automated personnel safety assistance, access control and workflow optimisation – all in line with the most stringent HSE and business requirements.

If you are looking for a reliable proven alternative to manual mustering and emergency response processes, and want to improve your safety standards while reducing mustering times and increasing overall efficiency, why not benefit from an automated solution that delivers all crew location data in one dashboard? Learn how to optimise your incident response management through simulation and reduce costly idle time during evacuations and muster drills.

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You as the manager of a facility operating in harsh conditions are aware of how quickly incidents can escalate. Harsh environments such as oil rigs, platforms, FPSO’s, refineries, and offshore wind parks are places where safety matters most. Smoke, fire, disrupted communication lines and deafening noise will make an evacuation a chaotic nightmare even for a well-trained crew, while onshore emergency control centres are in the dark.

Keep visibility and traceability of your personnel at all times during an emergency. Built according to strict industry guidelines and drawing on best practices, Crew Companion enables effective and robust operations without the need for human interaction - such as swiping cards – in nerve-racking situations.

That is why we designed and developed Crew Companion:

  • Real time personnel visibility of all personnel
  • A modular solution to meet your individual needs
  • Mobile mustering functionality

Real time personnel visibility during emergencies

Crew Companion uses personnel tags that are easily worn above or beneath clothing. It delivers real-time visibility of personnel to maximise safety, security and productivity at offshore assets and onshore plants. The reliable and robust design of the system draws on decades of on-the-job experience and close collaboration with the industry, providing you with a solution that exceeds the most stringent regulatory requirements.

This POB management system operates effectively without human intervention to avoid errors and unaccounted personnel. Your incident response management team can monitor remotely from on- and off-site control rooms making your emergency response and drill practices more effective. Analyse your drills and discover potential ways to improve your response in emergencies.

Modular design for individual needs

A fully scalable and customisable solution, Crew Companion allows you to add and remove mustering zones with minimum effort. Several thousand tags can be added to the system making it very scalable to fit your individual needs. It is easy to install and maintain all areas of your facility, including red zones. Crew Companion is also designed to address limitations in available space. It is the only system on the market that is intrinsically safe and doesn’t require heavy steel enclosures to meet ATEX requirements.

Crew Companion features several integrated optional modules, all built on a highly dependable backbone. They provide you with automated personnel safety, access control, and workflow optimisation in line with HSE and business requirements. The solution is based on the world-leading Norwegian Oil & Gas Association guidelines (NORSOK) as well as industry best practices.


Mobile mustering functionality

The Mobile Mustering feature increases security and improves efficiency during an emergency, including an offline mode to mitigate network connectivity issues. It provides you with an automated headcount per mustering zone and “real-time” and rapid identification of missing personnel.

In an emergency, many factors can affect your planned emergency routines. Crew Companion allows you to allocate lifeboats flexibly, and to relocate your mustering points easily.

Key benefits of a proven solution…

With visibility comes insight and now you can analyse and fine-tune processes to reduce your muster time by up to 70%. Real-time data indicates the potential “overpopulation” of rescue vessels and insight on the location of missing personnel.

Managing an emergency is naturally stressful and prone to errors. Crew Companion provides you with the data to improve your management and response in these situations. Overall, your reputation as a reliable, safety-concerned company will grow..

Makes you work better

  • Visibility of personnel in real time allows key information to flow faster

  • Fully automated system requiring no manual actions by personnel

  • Highly scalable with capability of reading several thousand tags simultaneously

Gives you control

  • Stored personal data (name, employee number, cabin number, next of kin, etc.)

  • Real time location data live to your control room

  • Easy data transfer via API for digital twin or 3rd party integration

Gives you a valuable insight

  • Comprehensive reporting system

  • Mustering reports for Continuous Improvement Processes

  • Remote monitoring for automated system health checks 

Makes your life easier

  • Lightweight hardware is easily installed

  • Fully customisable, plug & play solution

  • Easy distribution of data to remote / offsite control rooms

Saves you money

  • Low cost, low maintenance efforts, minimal training required
  • Reduces Non-Productive Time during mustering drills or understanding personnel positions
  • Easy single person installations

Helps to keep your people safe

  • Real time visibility of personnel movements from zone to zone

  • Real time reporting of personnel during mustering drills or emergency situations

  • Reduces muster times by up to 70 % (compared with a manual solution)

Who is using Crew Companion

Our wireless solution gives you control, enhances safety, delivers valuable insights and makes teams work better. That's why exploration companies trust us to help them better utilise the resources they have – in the North Sea, the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean, as well as in onshore installations like refineries. Our customers are Aker BP, Maersk Drilling, MODEC, ConocoPhillips, Equinor, Petrobras, Chevron, Neptune Energy and many more.

Crew Companion Energy Customer Identec Solutions

"The electronic Crew Companion is an integral part of our mustering system, by not only confirming that all personnel have turned up at a muster station, but more importantly, have turned up at their correct muster stations too. This system not only helpful to muster checkers, but assists the main POB (Personnel On Board) controller, and Emergency management team located in the Emergency Control Room too during Major Emergency Management"

Neil Birkett, Offshore Installation Manager, MODEC


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