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  • "ShipServ is a vital tool for us as a leading European ship chandler and we need to be highly visible in the ports we serve as it is used by all the leading shipping companies."

    George Saris, President
    Atlas Ship Chandlers

  • "We started to use TradeNet just to save time and stop manual typing of orders, but now we get other substantial benefits including vital benchmark data on suppliers’ response times that help us in all our negotiations."

    Knut Ove Thuland Hansen, Purchasing Manager

  • "Time is the biggest saving through ShipServ. We have detailed data that tells us that the amount of time we spend per vessel each week has dropped from 9.2 hours to 7.9 hours."

    Richard O'Malley, Purchasing Supervisor
    Crowley Maritime

  • "Encouraging our suppliers to adopt the e-commerce platform has been well worth the effort. We have reaped significant cost savings from streamlining our purchasing processes."

    Charles Ong, Purchasing Manager
    Keppel Shipyard

  • "Since joining ShipServ in 2012, we have gained 7 new clients in 18 months. It has helped our company be seen in the international shipping market as both ShipServ Pages and TradeNet are used by many different shipping companies and it also speeds up the process between buyer and supplier."

    Valeria Assandri,Machinery & Replacement Parts S.r.l

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9 August 2006

Newsletter August 2006

ShipServ is making waves! 12 new shipping companies have joined in the past three months as well as several suppliers while others have upgraded their solutions by integrating their sales order systems directly with our e-marketplace TradeNet.

At the end of 2006, we expect to reach an annual runrate of 1.8 mio. transactions at a trading value of $700 mio. So look out for more announcements on new TradeNet Members soon.

Yours sincerely,

Paul Ostergaard
Founder and CEO
Dredging giant chooses ShipServ as e-commerce provider

Image Adopting e-commerce has long been on Van Oord s radar and the company has been impressed by the e-commerce experiences of other owners. The principal benefits that it expects from implementing ShipServ are cost and cycle time reduction but also data quality improvement. Additionally, the information gained from KPI analysis and benchmarking will be very valuable.

Read the full story here

Japan powers ShipServ 2,000,000 transaction record

During the first half of 2006, ShipServ TradeNet has seen the number of ships managed by Japanese owned companies grow significantly by 70% to over 220. This increase is the result of companies such as Meiji Shipping Group, Solar Japan Co., and NYK adopting e-commerce as part of their purchasing strategy.

ShipServ TradeNet has seen a dramatic increase in its transaction volume with its second million transactions achieved in less than a year when the first million took five years.

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ShipServ Pages – online sourcing tool for the maritime industry

Image ShipServ Pages enable all marine buyers to search among 7,000+ suppliers using criteria such as ports, brands, and supply categories.

Suppliers can submit a basic listing free of charge or select more advanced listing levels to further optimize their search result ranking.

SPECIAL OFFER: Sign up now for a Premium Listing (EUR 795) and get two main banner ad weeks free of charge (worth 400 EUR).
Book here:

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ShipServ opens new office in Manila

ShipServ’s rapid expansion has led to the opening of an office in the Philippines. ShipServ Manila will include a team of system developers led by Marites Pasiliao; a team to handle telesales of ShipServ Pages to complement online sales; and a global Customer Support Centre.

Image ShipServ is looking for Client Relations Managers for our Copenhagen and Hong Kong offices.

We also welcome applications for Sales Manager positions for our offices worldwide.

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Thank you for your continued support.

ShipServ was founded in 1999 and is the world s leading provider of maritime e-commerce solutions that bring business benefits to ship owners / managers and suppliers alike, via the TradeNet e-commerce trading platform and ShipServ Pages, the online sourcing tool for the maritime industry.

ShipServ TradeNet is the world’s largest independent and neutral (i.e. not controlled neither by buyer nor supplier interests) e-marketplace for ship supplies. The advantages of TradeNet have already been proven to 65 ship managers and owners with almost 2,000 vessels doing 1,400,000 transactions annually, with 5,000+ suppliers. At the end of 2006 we expect to reach an annual runrate of 1.8 Mio. transactions at a trading value of $700 mio.