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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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6 April 2011

ShipServ Facts At A Glance (Data Sheet)

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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.


CEO: Paul Ostergaard
COO: Kim Skaarup
Chief Marketing Officer: John Watton
SVP Sales: Freddy Ingemann
VP Product Management: Stuart May
Chief Financial Officer: Kay Sangha
SVP Client Relations: Mikael Weis
MD, APAC: Linda Ho McAfee
MD, Americas: Don Staffin




160 as at September 1, 2010


Headquarters. London, UK
Regional Offices. Copenhagen, Denmark; Hong Kong; Manila, Philippines; New Hope PA, USA; New Jersey, NJ, USA

Business Solutions

  • ShipServ TradeNet – eCommerce trading platform
  • ShipServ Pages – online maritime supplier directory
  • Mariner’s Annual – ship-based ordering guide
  • ShipServ Ad Network – marine & offshore online advertising network

Customer Community

  • More than 150 Ship Owners/managers managing nearly 5,000 vessels plus yards and drilling contractors.
  • 35,000 registered suppliers.
  • More than 70,000 users in 90 countries.

The company facilitated 4m transactions, at a Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) of just under $1.2bn in 2009. In 2010 we expect this to grow to more than $1.6bn.

2009 Performance

  • TradeNet transactions up 27% Year-On-Year (YOY)
  • Number of contracted ships up 11% YOY
  • GMV up 22% YOY

Markets Served

  • Ship Owners/managers
  • Maritime suppliers
  • Shipyards
  • Cruise Lines
  • Drilling contractors
  • Logistics providers


Our alliances play an important role in helping our customers overcome the complex challenges associated with ship supplies management. We have three main categories of alliance – Software Partners, Industry Associations and Content Partners.

Maritime Software Providers. ShipServ has partnerships with the leading maritime software providers, with “out-of-the-box” integration to ABS NS, AMOS, BASSNet, Consultas, Danaos, GL ShipMaster, Logihold, PreMaster PRO, R+M, ShipNet SNAPS, SISCommerce, Teledata ShipManager, TM Master and Ulysses Task Assistant.

Industry Associations. ShipServ is proud to be partnered with the International Marine Purchasing Association (IMPA), the International Ship Manager’s Association (InterManager) and the International Ship Suppliers Association (ISSA).

Content Partners. We work closely with a number of content partners to provide specialized ship supplies content to the global purchasing community including IMPA (Marine Stores Guide) and ISSA (Ship Stores Catalogue).


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