trusteddocks.com and ShipParts.com have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the mutual promotion and integration of their respective digital platforms for drydocking and marine equipment & spare part services.
Customers accessing trusteddocks.com drydocking services, databases and the unique, industry-leading predictive drydocking technology will be complemented by ShipParts.com extensive services for the supply of marine equipment and spare parts. Other value-added services to be developed from synergies between both platforms.
The cooperation recognizes the global maritime industry’s transformation towards digitalization for smarter and more efficient vessel management.
Mr. Carsten Bullemer, Managing Director, trusteddocks.com said: “The cooperation with ShipParts.com opens the door for trusteddocks.com’s global users to the constantly growing reservoir of Asian manufacturers and suppliers, providing them with an even larger portfolio of opportunities. ShipParts.com benchmarking tools also provides trusteddocks.com’s users with more transparency in the complex, dynamic field of equipment manufacturers and supplier services.”
Mr. Leo Liu, Chief Operating Officer, ShipParts.com, said: “ShipParts.com platform maintains a dominant position with marine equipment manufacturers particularly in the top shipbuilding nations of China, Korea and Japan. We see synergies through the cooperation with trusteddocks.com for complete digital delivery of drydocking with marine spare parts services especially for Asian-built tonnage.”
trusteddocks.com is the first matchmaking platform connecting shipyards, shipowners, shipmanagers, equipment manufacturers, and service suppliers. trusteddocks.com has a large directory of over 1000 shipyards and 8600 shipmanagers and has conducted over 50+ global drydocking tenders.
ShipParts.com is a digital solutions provider for the maritime supply chain. Originally founded as an e-procurement platform for marine equipment and spares, ShipParts.com now provides big data analytics, and a range of services helping companies in their digital transformation, including customized Procurement Management Solutions, AI-Based Inventory Optimization Systems and Mari-Trust, a Suppliers Risk Rating System. ShipParts.com currently serves clients from 110 countries, with over 90,000 active users on the trading platform.