The world famous Hamburger Hafenkonzert from NDR visited us and we where part of the show. Here is a little podcast from the show, about trusteddocks.com – given by our MD Carsten:
Which ships are in my area and need a class renewal in the next 3-6 month ?
Which vessels are in ports around me and need repair or services ?
Who is sailing into my area and also need a Class renewal on a short notice ?
Our new business generator for ship repair yards combines Class Renewal Dates with AIS Data, Ship Age and former Docking visitis and has the answers to all this Questions. Shipmanagers and Owners can be easily contacted via phone or email and ship repair yards can sent them their latest offers or pricings. This is cherry picking for Ship Repair Yard Managers.
If you are a ship repair yard manager and you want to fill your docks – please get in contact with us. We can arrange a trial with our business generator and help you to fill your docks with the right customers and vessels immediately.
Fujian Huadong from Fuzhou in China is one of the first shipyards that received a rating with our extended rating tool. And they did it quite well and received a score of 2.75 from 3.0
They prepared a Bulk Carrier of 225m length for her 2nd class renewal. Here is the result in detail:
You get the full review if you login/register and go to https://www.trusteddocks.com/shipyards/7754-fujian-huadong-shipyard-co-ltd
And the winner is….!? Who has the largest floating dock and who has the largest drydock? See our list of the shipyard records for 2018 on https://www.trusteddocks.com/record/collection
The German Shipowner Association has called trusteddocks.com the Airbnb for shipyards. Of course we are honoured by that and we also hope that once we can tell a similar success story than Airbnb.
But what are the similarities between Airbnb and trusteddocks.com for now ?
1. shipyards can offer their services directly to shipmanagers without a middle man.
2. shipyards can receive request for dockingslots and docking tenders via web on 24/7 basis.
3. shipyards get reviews from clients and can show their expirience and happy customers.
What are the difference from trusteddocks.com to Airbnb
1. trusteddocks.com doesnt have a booking system – Contract and terms are negotiated individually
2. trusteddocks.com doesnt have a payment system – payment is also done between the parties directly
So, where are not a 100% Airbnb for shipyards yet – but in times of blockchain and cryptocurrencies this can be a way forward for the next steps in our development.
We think that companies policies are important, and that all shipyards should have them. It is a clear sign from the top management to the shareholders, customers and workers that environmental protection, human rights or anti-corruption is taken seriously.
It is also part of the new online auditing function of trusteddocks, that high-quality shipyards have these policies and show them on trusteddocks.com.
Finding good clients for your shipyard’s drydock was never easier ! With our new visualized dry docking forecast, shipyard sales manager can find vessels that need a class renewal in the next 3, 6 or 12 month.
The colorscheme shows if the vessel needs urgently a drydock facility, or if there is still some time.
We are happy to provide free trials to our premium shipyard members.
If you are around and you want to get more details about how trusteddocks can help you finding a shipyard, please contact us via Linkedin or send us a note via our contact page.
Beside having the biggest database of shipyards worldwide, trusteddocks.com also has a partnership with our friends from vesseltracker.com. By matching vesseltracker.com outstanding ais coverage with our shipyard database we are aware of almost every actual docking in realtime happening worldwide.
This information can be used to see which ships are calling which shipyards and also give us valueable information about utilization and usage of specific shipyards.
With our event generation technology, we cannot only see ships sailing into a shipyard, but also leaving a shipyard and so we can calculatio average duration of shipyard visits and compare them for benchmarking purposes.
We are very proud to be invited to participate at the Maersk Tankers Hackathon this week in Copenhagen.
Dachen, Max and Carsten will be there and we are trying to develop a cross plattform mobile app for trusteddocks, which will be available free of charge for Android & Iphone later this month.
The app should help superintendents, captains and fleet managers to find shipyards or workshops in emergency situations.
If you are in Copenghagen and you want to meet with us, to talk or for a coffee or beer – just contact us via email oder contact page.