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2 November 2004

TESMA expands its use of ShipServ TradeNet to entire network

TESMA, a network of professional ship management companies, has decided to expand the use of ShipServ TradeNet to all its Technical Competence Centres in Denmark, Singapore, Estonia and India.

TESMA Denmark has been working with ShipServ TradeNet since 2001. As an early endorser of e-commerce TESMA actively took part in the development of the first ShipServ TradeNet integrated solution with the ShipNet’s Advanced Purchasing System (SNAPS).

TESMA’s network and fleet continues to expand and is expected to surpass 100 vessels in full technical management during 2005.

TESMA is making their whole ship supply chain more efficient through a global centralisation of its purchasing platform featuring full synchronisation between ship and shore. Connectivity with suppliers is an important aspect of this strategy aimed at increasing purchasing effectiveness and keeping costs under control.

Paul Østergaard, CEO, ShipServ said:
“TESMA’s decision to expand its use of ShipServ TradeNet underlines our strong appeal to the ship management community who see this as a key way to reduce and control costs for their ship owner customers. We now have seven major ship managers on TradeNet.”

Per Sennicksen, Director Business Development, TESMA Holding said:
“We have tested and worked with ShipServ TradeNet since several years. We have found their latest developments (StartSupplier) to solve the last connectivity issue, between us as ship manager and our many suppliers, to our satisfaction. Logically we take the step of a global rollout and trust our suppliers will support this effort.”

About TESMA: TESMA is an alliance network of ship management companies servicing more than 80 vessels with full technical management and deploying some 2,100 seafarers on more than 160 vessels. TESMA has alliance partners in Denmark, Norway, Singapore, India, Estonia, Germany, France, Isle of Man, Russia, Latvia and the Philippines, and the global activities are coordinated from Copenhagen, Denmark.
For further information please refer to the TESMA website or contact Per Sennicksen, Director Business Development, TESMA Holding, Denmark. Telephone: +45 7733 8400

About ShipServ:
ShipServ’s electronic Ship Supply Management (eSSM) solutions deliver significant efficiency gains to the global maritime industry by providing an electronic trade link between buyers and suppliers of spares and provision as well as their logistics partners. ShipServ TradeNet is the world’s largest independent platform for ship supplies trading and neutral to supplier and buyer interests.
Through ShipServ’s eSSM, buyers and suppliers alike experience considerable savings in time and money, e.g. an almost 30 percent reduction in the Order Cycle Time.

The advantages of TradeNet have already been discovered by 30 ship managers and owners with close to 1,000 vessels doing 400,000 transactions per year with more than 3,000 suppliers.
For more information or to arrange a demonstration of ShipServ TradeNet, please contact: Mark Holford on +44 20 7204 2350 or