• "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
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  • "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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24 September 2010

Bully for us! ShipServ named a winner of White Bull Award

ShipServ identified as a leader in its field in European TMT Awards.

London, UK, 24 September 2010 - ShipServ, the leading marine and offshore e-marketplace, has been named as a winner in the inaugural Bully Awards, which honours leading European technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) companies.

ShipServ was among the 30 winners across three categories and one of 15 named in the ‘Longhorns’ category as a growth-stage company at the White Bull ‘Pathways to Exit’ event in Barcelona.

A total of 60 European companies were named as finalists for the 2010 Bully Award, and 30 were honoured as winners, having been selected from a pool of entries that included hundreds of nominated European TMT companies.

“We are very excited to be named a Bully Award winner,” commented Paul Ostergaard, Founder and CEO, ShipServ. “Being recognised as an innovator in what we do helps us demonstrate to our customers the benefits of being a member of the ShipServ community.”

The Bully Award takes its place on an already full shelf at ShipServ HQ. The company has previously been recognised in the Red Herring 100 Europe 2008, First Tuesday 2009, and was recently named among the Tech Media Invest 100 by the Guardian newspaper in conjunction with Europe Unlimited, Kemp Little and PwC.

“The Bully Award winners were selected for innovation and values of excellence in the TMT sector,” said Farley Duvall, Founder and Chairman of White Bull Summits. “Each of the Bully Award winners have been recognised as a leader in their field, with a bright business proposition and meaningful market strategies, driven by a rich understanding of customer needs and technological solutions.”

White Bull Summits are a forum for discussion among Europe’s top technology and media leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and visionaries.

“We searched for the ‘wily beast’ we believe lives inside all successful businesses,” adds Duvall. “We very carefully reviewed seed, angel, early-stage and growth-stage companies, and selected 30 winners that we believe have demonstrated clear potential for further growth, including a high probability for exit in the next few years.”

NOTES TO EDITORS

About ShipServ
ShipServ helps marine and offshore buyers to find the best suppliers easily, trade efficiently and build trusted relationships.

Our products and services bring buyers and suppliers together online, in print, on ship and in person. We offer the largest online trading platform, the most used supplier search engine, the leading ordering guide and the first online ad network.

The high volumes of sourcing, trading and search data our community shares every day helps us deliver better results and more accurate information to both buyers and suppliers. No one facilitates the intelligent, trustworthy matching of demand and supply better than ShipServ. For more information visit www.shipserv.com.

Copyright © 2010 ShipServ Limited. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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