Kim Skaarup has been officially appointed ShipServ’s permanent CEO, having served as acting chief executive alongside his existing role as chief operating officer of the company since founder Paul Østergaard stepped down from the CEO position in 2016.
ShipServ reports that it has entered into a partnership with MarTrust, a Marcura Group company, to facilitate the vetting of suppliers and the completion of international payments by its ship operator and manager customers.
LPG vessel operator Navigator Gas has signed up to use ShipServ for all its procurement activities, the companies report.
Cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line has signed up with e-procurement platform ShipServ to implement the company’s technology to support its 24 vessels under three brands – Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
Oslo based BW Fleet Management has signed a new three-year contract with maritime e-commerce provider EVRY, the companies report, to extend use of its services as part of a ‘parallel integration’ of different providers.
United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has agreed a deal with ShipServ to use its software tools to manage e-procurement and sourcing activities.
Maritime e-marketplace ShipServ is predicting that the total amount spent on its platform in 2015 will top $3 billion, up 20 per cent on figures from 2014.
ShipServ reports that it has signed a contract with Selandia Ship Management to use its e-commerce platform to manage the purchasing activities of more than 70 vessels.
ShipServ has announced that Rickmers Shipmanagement, part of the Rickmers Group, has chosen its e-procurement suite.
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