Why Ocean Guardian

What is Ocean Guardian?

Be part of a new era in environmental compliance

As the maritime industry continues toward the goal of sustainable operations, the need to develop an innovative solution to address the increasing environmental regulatory compliance requirements led to the creation of Ocean Guardian. Launched in 2017, Ocean Guardian was developed by Total Marine Solutions, a worldwide leader in environmental compliance solutions. In 2022, Total Marine Solutions passed SOC2 Type 1.

Protecting our oceans

Ocean Guardian matches a vessel’s GPS location to our proprietary global regulatory database. Ocean Guardian removes the guesswork from compliance by providing data on demand for baselines, applicable regulatory guidelines, and discharge notifications.  We call this assurance beyond compliance – knowing, not guessing.

  • Comprehensive Digital Database

    Verified and vetted database of international, national, regional and port regulations.

  • Discharge Guidance

    Simple red, yellow, or green discharge notifications and guidance make it easy to understand allowable discharge for various waste streams.

  • Environmental Operations Planning

    Combines voyage planning and environmental operations for more efficient workflow.

  • Accessible for fleet operations

    Real-time visibility of environmental operations and alarms fleetwide

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Collaborating for our future

Because a big part of our philosophy lies in collaboration, we understand the importance of listening to client feedback, incorporating new features along the way. As such, we have become the go-to company for vessels of all types and sizes. From tankers to container ships to cruise ships, Ocean Guardian is leading the way to help keep our oceans clean and our clients compliant.

SOC2 Type 1 and Type 2

Total Marine Solutions, a leader in maritime environmental compliance solutions has successfully passed Systems and Organizational Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 and Type 2 examinations. SOC 2 focuses on an organization’s internal controls designed to meet its service commitments and system requirements based on the Security, Availability, Confidentiality, Processing, and Integrity criteria established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).