For Shipping Industry, Social Media Is Here To Stay [REPORT]

Marine and offshore e-marketplace, ShipServ, this week released the results of its annual Internet Use in Shipping Survey at the SmartShipping conference in Singapore. This year's report revealed that the vast majority of respondents believe that e-business brings positive benefits while education and trust are probably the greatest hurdles facing the industry. The annual … [Read more...]

Shipserv launches new “deals” website

The marine and offshore online chandlery Shipserv today announced that is has launched a "deals" website, rightfully called ShipservDeals.com.  The site is a first of its kind for the marine industry and allows buyers to access, and browse for, attractive promotions and best deals on maritime brands, products and services. The idea is similar to some of the group discount … [Read more...]

ShipServ trading volumes up 31%, web traffic up 134% in 2010

ShipServ, the leading marine and offshore e-marketplace, has today announced record results for the year ending 31 December 2010. Trading up 31%, web traffic up 134% During 2010 over four million trading transactions were facilitated by ShipServ with an annual value of US$1.7bn, up 31% on 2009. In addition, nearly three quarters of a million visitors came to ShipServ … [Read more...]

Shipserv Celebrates 10 Years in Business

Arriving in the office this morning, I was pleasantly surprised to see a particular email sitting in my inbox.  It was a message from Shipserv, the leading online marine chandlery.  The email contained a few things that were of particular interest to us here at gCaptain.com, and you, our readers, alike. The first is that on February 16th, Shipserv celebrated it's 10th … [Read more...]