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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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3 February 2010

Vroon: Vroom Vroom!

Every quarter here at ShipServ we have a company update where we take stock of our progress (its good by the way!) and review our business.

A regular feature of these meetings is an update by our Chief Operating Officer, Kim Skaarup, who always takes the opportunity to share an interesting vessel from our trading community.

This month it was the turn of the Asian Dynasty, a car carrier managed by Vroon B.V.

Pictured here, it was built in 1999 and can carry an amazing 6,500 cars! Which if lined up end-to-end would cover 32 kms! Pretty impressive stuff. Vroon have been a great ShipServ customer over the years, and we’re pleased to help in a small way with the operation of such an incredible ship.

However the largest car carrier in the world is the Fedora, carrying nearly 8,000 cars, operated by Wilhelmsen. Another ShipServ customer.

And finally, on the topic of car carriers, the largest car carrier fleet in the world is operated by NYK, consisting of 113 vessels with another 39 in the pipeline. And yes, you’ve guessed it, another ShipServ customer.

All of which continues to show the variety of the 5,000 vessels under management in the ShipServ buyer community.

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