General Info about iShipNet

General Info about iShipNet

International Shipping Network (iShipNet) is a GLOBAL UNIFIED MARITIME ECOSYSTEM where Professionals from ALL OVER the WORLD can "Share" their business inquiries (Chartering, S&P, Spare Parts, Chandling etc) to a continuously growing number of companies related to Shipping and get replies, in a very short time, from companies that will view the inquiry and are able to meet the demand, reducing the long lasting and costly daily searching for services or products in the global market.

The aim of this network is to offer the simplification of processes required in maritime related professions, through a wide range of built in tools, that were created according to maritime professional categories.

Furthermore iShipNet offers the environment, that allows Shipping related companies to know about the existence and create business connections with potential clients and providers, that was not easy to be accomplished otherwise. Of course all Shipping related companies have their own clientele and their network of providers. The Shipping Industry was not created yesterday! The platform though, remains a very useful tool. No matter what the clientele's size is or what contracts may exist with providers, the question remains...

"Can it be done better, faster and cheaper?"

Simplifying the process of approaching new markets, communicating directly with the potential customers or suppliers and integration of the global shipping market is no longer a scenario of science fiction. It is iShipNet.

The main object of shipping and the base point around which everything rotates, is the ship. So the "International Shipping Network" application is primarily addressed to all professionals who have a direct or indirect business relationship with ships.

iShipNet platform has been designed to look like a social media platform. If you have a basic experience on Facebook functions, then you are already familiar with iShipNet.

iShipnet platform, among the other offered benefits, has been designed to solve 3 huge problems that Maritime related companies deal with:

  1. Difficult and costly approximation between parties.
  2. Absence of Specialized modern tools that allow better and cost-effective communication.
  3. A large number of intermediates, that lead to high level commissions.

With iShipNet you may...

  • Have faster and direct contact with Companies & professionals in shipping.
  • Have Instant information from other members, regarding the market, practices and other issues.
  • Have the chance to receive the best services from companies you didn't even know existed.
  • Create Business groups for fast access with your collaborators / colleagues / coworkers.
  • Create Pages for your company, introducing yourself and your business.
  • Organize your meetings and events.
  • Start conversations, send/receive PM and IM.
  • Calculate your voyages and your amortizations.
  • Get draft documents ready for editing for your deals.
  • Have your daily needed documents uploaded in your account.

All the companies registered with iShipNet are evaluated before the account is created. Access to the system is given after the evaluation of the Company info provided.

If we are not able to certify your company activities, you will be asked to provide your company profile or background.

So... you can be sure that

  • The registered with iShipnet platform companies exist!
  • The registered with iShipnet platform companies, are those who they claim to be!

We can not describe in details what the benefits might be for your company. We are not able to know how the iShipNet platform will be used by you! We do not claim that the iShipNet platform is going to boost your company's activities from the first day that you start using it! But we are convinced that it can be a money making machine if you manage to join it, as a toolbox, to your company's daily operation.

So...

let us try to describe the iShipNet's functions, so that you can have a full picture of the platform.

Business Communication that allows the development of human relationships
We have created our platform having in mind human relationships! For Maritime companies that target the global market, personal relations might become the way to success. The iShipNet platform offers all the new technology features, that you have probably met on huge social networks (Sharing - Real time discussing etc), that has been proved that can bring people closer, even if the distance between them is huge.

Real time inquiries
Each company has the ability to share an enquiry, targeted to specific business categories or specific companies, and this inquiry will immediately appear on their timeline. We have created forms for the following types of inquiries so far, such as...
SHIP SALE || PURCHASE INQUIRY || CHART VESSEL || CARGO OFFER || YACHT SALE || YACHT PURCHASE INQUIRY || SPARE PARTS INQUIRY || SPARE PARTS OFFER

Real time approximation
As mentioned before on Real time inquiries, the inquiries show right away on your timeline. Here is your chance to be a part of your global market! Use the communication options offered on iShipNet platform to reply, send your offer, ask for more details or whatever you want. You are the one to decide who will contact with. The days that you were waiting till someone reaches you have passed.

Notifications
Even if you are not online when a new inquiries has been posted, do not worry! You will be notified by mail so that you will not miss it. The platform of iShipNet is here 24/7 for you!

Master and Sub-Accounts
Ability of having Sub-Accounts under a main Master account for your company's departments. These Sub-Accounts are created on demand and work as normal accounts, with their own presence in iShipNet (different username and Pass).

Tools
Maritime Draft documents are always available online on the platform, as well as calculation forms like Voyage estimation - Dry cargo calculator and Amortization calculator.

Privacy
All the actions that can take place on iShipNet platform, are governed by your privacy selections. You are always able to choose who you share your documents, posts or files with, on a default for your account and on a "by post decision" basis. The "by post decision" privacy settings, temporarily (only for the certain post) bypasses your default account's privacy settings.

Storing space for each account
Option to store all documents or files that your company needs to have available, inside the directories that you create for your account. This way you will be able to have your documents available everywhere.