Helm Operations, headquartered in Victoria, BC Canada, develops software for the commercial maritime industry.

About us

Since 1999 some of the most respected, innovative, marine operators in the world have trusted their operations and maintenance management to Helm software, which is developed by Helm Operations. 

Today, Helm Operations has three products:

Helm CONNECT Planned Maintenance is the flagship product of Helm Operations for preventive maintenance and compliance, Helm CONNECT’s intuitive, step-by-step interface makes planned maintenance easy and allows you to get ahead of your maintenance, instead of reacting to it.

Helm CONNECT Compliance helps your company stay compliant by easily managing the results of an audit, which includes assigning the corrective actions to the appropriate people, tracking the corrective actions to make sure they’re addressed, and reviewing and approving how they were completed.

Helm CONNECT Jobs made for the harbor services industry, provides you with comprehensive administrative, management and communications tools that result in increased billing, asset utilization, and operational efficiency.

Helm Operations markets and sells Helm software under safe harbor principles.

Helm Operations, located in Victoria, BC Canada is a subsidiary of ClassNK, one of the world’s leading classification societies. ClassNK is dedicated to supporting the growth and development of the maritime industry, and ensuring the safety of ships, their crews, and the marine environment. With more than 8,600 vessels on its register, ClassNK provides classification and certification services to more than 20% of the world’s merchant fleet via a network of some 130 offices worldwide.

Our Commitment to Excellence

Helm Operations is committed to the success of our customers and our employees. We strive for operational excellence by upholding the following commitments:

  • To Our Customers: We are committed to delivering quality, value, and reliability to our customers through all of the products and services that we provide. Have a customer concern? Click here to contact us and someone from our management team will get in touch with you directly. 
  • To Our Employees: We are committed to building a world-class team through focused hiring, on-going training, and strong and engaged leadership.
  • To Our Product: We are committed to building best-in-class products through continuous enhancements based on market-focused research and development, built around quality and user convenience.
  • To Continuous Improvement: We are committed to improvement in all areas of the organization through benchmarking and regular measurement of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).


A subsidiary of ClassNK

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A sister company of:

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