Genesis Marine trusts Helm’s River Barging Management System

Helm helps maximize vessel utilization, asset tracking and improve customer relationships.


If you move products by barge, we speak your language. Helm Operations Software provides barge management systems and software to ​maintain your fleet. At Helm (formerly Edoc Systems Group), we have extensive experience with coastal and river barging companies, companies on the US Inland Waterway System, and with offshore transportation firms. We understand the unique challenges of managing barge fleets, whether open water or river barging. 

Operational Optimization


The Challenge: Anticipating mechanical problems that disrupt the availability of a tug is critical, but when something does break down, quick action is necessary in order to get the boat back in service as soon as possible while controlling the costs in the process. Dealing with any inspection discrepancies, and the incredible amount of paperwork can also add stress to any maintenance manager's job. 

Solve this with Helm CONNECT Planned Maintenance

Helm CONNECT P​lanned Maintenance was developed to mitigate unplanned breakdowns and to develop a consistent, efficient maintenance routines. 

Safety and Compliance

The Challenge: It’s an ongoing challenge to saying what you do, doing what you say and proving it. There are seemingly endless amounts of data to manage with your safety management system and the growing list of compliance requirements from customers and regulators need to be consistently updated and applied to your fleet. But at the end of the day, it’s about mitigating risk to your organization, by protecting your people, your vessels and your customer relationships.

Solve this with Helm CONNECT P​lanned Maintenance

Helm CONNECT P​lanned Maintenance succeeds in mitigating risk to your organization by unifying the safety and compliance goals of your shore-side personnel and your vessels. 


Other ways Helm can help…

Simple things like exchanging information between vessels and head office, managing crew supply requests, maintaining proper vessel maintenance, juggling multiple jobs and controlling purchasing costs, can all be handled by Helm. With Helm you can:

  • Instantly receive information from your vessels
  • Have crucial management reports at your fingertips
  • Have a simple, onboard system where your crew can enter information and your onshore staff can get a real-time window into operations
  • Quickly produce reports for government or external regulatory auditors
  • Wow your customers by satisfying all their safety requirements