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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 June 2010

Floating unit seeks dynamic accommodation

Don’t worry, its not a cry for companionship from the small ads but the latest “vessel of the quarter” from our TradeNet community as selected by our COO, Kim Skaarup.

This month it’s DAN Swift, owned by J. Lauritzen and a Dynamically Positioned (DP) Accommodation & Support Vessel (ASV).

DAN Swift is designed to work adjacent to both fixed structures, platforms and floating units such as FPSOs and semi-submersibles. It is able to maintain position and is suitable for personnel transfer in a variety of environments as it’s equipped with telescopic gangways on both port and starboard sides. The vessel is outfitted to a high standard of accommodation with a total of 291 berths including accommodation for crew & catering personnel.

It also houses, amongst other things, a hospital, cinema, gym and swimming pool. However we would like to stamp out any rumours that Kim plans to vacation there this Summer :-)

One Response to “Floating unit seeks dynamic accommodation”

  1. Tihomir Says:

    Seems like a sturdy and durable vessel

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