Empowering You to Buy the Fuels of the Future at the Best Price

Move from Buying Marine Fuels to Proactive Energy Management

Shiptech is a real-time, complete cloud-based marine fuels procurement and management software designed for all types of operators⁠—dry bulk, cargo, tankers and containers and supports various alternative fuels such as methanol, LNG, hydrogen, ammonia, and more. It is built on modern architecture and equipped with powerful analytics. With Shiptech, you can

Controlling costs during the fuel procurement process
Handle energy management
Manage fleet marine fuels planning

With real-time insights, Shiptech equips you to make informed fuel purchasing decisions based on fuel price, quality, compatibility, and availability. Moreover, it automates and easily manages various functionalities using a modern, integrated workflow. This translates to seamless operations, reduced errors, and effective utilization of time and resources!

Marine Fuels Procurement-Major Roadblocks

With impetus on the decarbonization of marine fuels and the adoption of alternative sources of energy, marine fuel procurement will become more complex with the addition of alternative fuels and port, arbitrage. It has become important to optimize fuel procurement to make it commercially profitable as well as environmentally compliant.

We have introduced Shiptech to help you buy the highest quality marine fuel at the lowest price including LNG, methanol, hydrogen, and ammonia among others. It also helps you get complete insights into your procurement process including

  • Who are you buying from and why?
  • Where are you buying marine fuels and why?
  • How are you buying (spot or contract) and why?
  • How do your prices compare to the market?

With Shiptech, we will help get the right answers, eliminating the need for manually coordinating data across multiple systems and departments!

Decision Support for Bunkering Department & Adjacent Functions

Shiptech consolidates important information for meaning analysis and process improvement.

Benefits for Bunkering Dept.

  • Make better buy decisions
  • Choose between spot and contract buying
  • Improved buying prowess
  • Identify KPIs for suppliers
  • Avoid last-minute bunkering
  • Know claims status—resolved and open

Benefits for Operations, Chartering and Finance Dept.

  • Improved control of marine fuels inventory
  • Transparency in the procurement process
  • Integrated order process with voyage system
  • Improved reporting and analysis
  • Better payment cycle
  • Complete, two-way integration to finance
  • Integrated planning order (to cash) cycle

A Proven Solution for Your Business

We have utilized our experience of working along with some of the world’s top shipping companies to identify the real challenges and offer cost-effective, scalable tools that offer complete control over fleet operations.

Technology to transition to cleaner fuels

As you move towards decarbonizing energy, evaluate the calculated carbon aromaticity index (CCAI), price per energy and total cost of ownership (TCO). Get the best offer for each product based on the calorific value. Moreover, easily access energy parameters for advantageous negotiations.

Complete automation

Use Shiptech’s comprehensive range of apps to automate the whole RFQ process—creating a request, handling multiple suppliers, negotiating, placing an order, recording test samples, invoicing and managing claims.

Data-driven decisions

Negotiate with advanced analytics including average price drop and win rate. Manage onboard inventory, and access complete data sets and ready-to-use reports and dashboards. Utilise powerful reporting tools to ensure all decisions are based on the same operational data.

Counterparty and invoice management

Maintain a supplier directory so that you can manage suppliers as well as benchmark them based on price and quality. Easily rate each supplier’s performance through our supplier rating app. Plus, initiate and track claims to resolution, and reconcile orders, deliveries and invoices.

Contract management

Be on top of your deals by providing tailor-made contracts using comprehensive formulas and market instruments. Create and manage fixed and formula price term contracts, auto-calculate formula prices through Shiptech’s price evaluation engine as well as plan contract purchases.

Regulatory compliance

Adopt best practice workflows and robust auditing systems to manage compliance and reduce operational errors.

Spot and contract buying

Handle multiple product types and new fuels including HSFO, LSFO, VLSFO (0.5 %), ULSFO (0.1 %), IFO, sludge and additives in a regulated market. View and manage vessel schedules, as well as record bunker delivery notes (BDN) and lab results against spec values. Moreover, you improve operational efficiency as Shiptech integrates with vessel management, laboratories, surveyors and accounting systems.

Better cash flow and capital management

Improve purchasing power via historical transactions analysis and speed up dispute resolution through effective claims management. Enhance cash forecast and cash management capabilities with comprehensive financial accounting tools.

Pre-deal analysis and decision support

Stay a step ahead with Smart Trader, a pre-deal analysis and decision support platform.
~ Combine vessel data, supplier and procurement systems with S&P Global Platts live pricing, news and market insights to optimise fuel management.
~ Access marine fuel data from over 350 ports and supplier directories with advanced search options and interactive maps displaying your fleet’s location and fuel levels to secure the best deals.
~ Analyze supplier performance and track counterparty exposure to reduce the risk of bad debts, maximizing your capital.

The best fuel deals

Compare supplier sales tactics from previous orders, analyze available market prices, fuel quality and compatibility as well as minimize operational and counterparty risks. Gain deeper insight into each supplier’s services and products to secure the best available deals.

What Our Customers Are Saying

Why wait? Stem the right deals with Shiptech!

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Frequently Asked Questions

A fuel management system not only provides you with the tools to optimize planning, it streamlines fuel procurement through process automation and workflows. With the right fuel procurement software, you can manage the complete end-to-end fuel management system from planning and procurement, through to contracts, labs, reconciliation, finance and claims. Moreover, automation reduces errors, increases operational efficiency, provides an audit trail for compliance, simplifies the procurement process and improves performance.

Integrated control and fuel monitoring systems help your business with environmental and regulatory compliance, real-time insights and a complete overview of fuel, engine and vessel performance. With such systems, you can have end-to-end control over the fuel management system from bunkering to consumption.

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