How the system works

Our Journey so far...

For Customers

Being the first completely-online marketplace for marine stores and maritime logistics, ShipsKart provides all its customers with a simplified, hassle-free and automated purchasing experience.
No more follow-up emails and phone calls to vendors, no more bargaining, no more worrying about the quality and handling of products. ShipsKart takes care of everything. It also provides guaranteed discounts on all orders, reducing overall costs of your business.
The processing of purchase orders is simplified by an automated order processing system, eliminating unnecessary delays in delivery of the order. All our vendors maintain the highest standard of quality products with competitive prices.

For Vendors

ShipsKart is a one-stop marketplace for Indian and international ship chandlers to get potential business. We refine the list of vendors based on reviews, ratings and quotes submitted by our verified customers. If you think you are one of the best, you can be a vendor on ShipsKart today!
The online marketplace maintains complete anonymity with respect to vendors and users. Each vendor is assigned a unique code, which helps make the process transparent.
Login credentials are also assigned so that vendors can update their prices regularly, which are then moderated by ShipsKart.
ShipsKart has an extensive reach that helps you as a vendor to connect with many customers and expand your market size. With us, you can be assured to receive all your payments in time. Automated processing system helps you get confirmed orders with delivery details.

For Customers

Being the first completely-online marketplace for marine stores and maritime logistics, ShipsKart provides all its customers with a simplified, hassle-free and automated purchasing experience.
No more follow-up emails and phone calls to vendors, no more bargaining, no more worrying about the quality and handling of products. ShipsKart takes care of everything. It also provides guaranteed discounts on all orders, reducing overall costs of your business.
The processing of purchase orders is simplified by an automated order processing system, eliminating unnecessary delays in delivery of the order. All our vendors maintain the highest standard of quality products with competitive prices.

For Vendors

ShipsKart is a one-stop marketplace for Indian and international ship chandlers to get potential business. We refine the list of vendors based on reviews, ratings and quotes submitted by our verified customers. If you think you are one of the best, you can be a vendor on ShipsKart today!
The online marketplace maintains complete anonymity with respect to vendors and users. Each vendor is assigned a unique code, which helps make the process transparent.
Login credentials are also assigned so that vendors can update their prices regularly, which are then moderated by ShipsKart.
ShipsKart has an extensive reach that helps you as a vendor to connect with many customers and expand your market size. With us, you can be assured to receive all your payments in time. Automated processing system helps you get confirmed orders with delivery details.

Features

Offline Ordering

The website is built using latest web development tools and resources, you can access it even in low internet speeds. The ShipsKart app also works in the offline mode, you can submit an order even when there is no internet.

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Expense Tracker

Users and vendors can track all their historical expenses through the website and smartphone application. This can help you manage your business logistical expenses.

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Support on All Devices

The ShipsKart website and app can work on all types of devices. The website can be accessed on a desktop computer, laptop, tablet and most mobile devices.

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Complete Product Details

The website/ APP has complete description of each product along with pictures to rule out any doubt whilst ordering

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Flexibility

Users can browse products, review and place orders at their own leisure.

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Cloud-based Database

Everything is safe and secure on the cloud-based database. Both users and vendors can access their profiles using a web browser without the need of any installation. Information can be accessed regardless of your location.

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Reach Customers Globally

The platform is open for users and vendors around the world helping you to take your business beyond boundaries.

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Trusted vendors

Every vendor is selected on the basis of product demand, quality, and pricing. Vendors are further classified in the database using their reviews and ratings.

 

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Save Orders

Our users can access up to 45,000 Products and save requisitions in drafts/Cart and send it whenever required.

Features

Offline Ordering

The website is built using latest web development tools and resources, you can access it even in low internet speeds. The ShipsKart app also works in the offline mode, you can submit an order even when there is no internet.

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Expense Tracker

Users and vendors can track all their historical expenses through the website and smartphone application. This can help you manage your business logistical expenses.

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Support on All Devices

The ShipsKart website and app can work on all types of devices. The website can be accessed on a desktop computer, laptop, tablet and most mobile devices.

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Complete Product Details

The website/ APP has complete description of each product along with pictures to rule out any doubt whilst ordering

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Flexibility

Users can browse products, review and place orders at their own leisure.

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Cloud-based Database

Everything is safe and secure on the cloud-based database. Both users and vendors can access their profiles using a web browser without the need of any installation. Information can be accessed regardless of your location.

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Reach Customers Globally

The platform is open for users and vendors around the world helping you to take your business beyond boundaries.

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Trusted vendors

Every vendor is selected on the basis of product demand, quality, and pricing. Vendors are further classified in the database using their reviews and ratings.

 

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Save Orders

Our users can access up to 45,000 Products and save requisitions in drafts/Cart and send it whenever required.

The Process

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Captain

The Captain or the Chief Engineer of the assigned ship will place an order via the Shipskart website/app mentioning all relevant details like ETA and ETD. 

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Purchase Officer/Manager

The Purchase Officer or Manager will then review the order and choose a vendor from the database on the basis of reviews,ratings and prices.

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Vendor

Upon receiving the order, the selected vendor will deliver all the products on the vessel’s arrival at the port.

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Unique Code

To ensure transparency, each vendor will be provided with a code as a means to communicate with the customers.

Our Process

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Captain

The Captain or the Chief Engineer of the assigned ship will place an order via the Shipskart website/app mentioning all relevant details like ETA and ETD.

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Purchase Officer/Manager

The Purchase Officer or Manager will then review the order and choose a vendor from the database on the basis of reviews,ratings and prices.

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Vendor

Upon receiving the order, the selected vendor will deliver all the products on the vessel’s arrival at the port.

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Unique Code

To ensure transparency, each vendor will be provided with a code as a means to communicate with the customers.

About us

Started off as a dream by three young entrepreneurs ShipsKart is a one-stop shop for all your maritime purchasing solutions. ShipsKart is the first B2B e-commerce company founded by seafarers for seafarers. Having tied up with the best Chandlers in the shipping industry, ShipsKart aims to provide a completely stress-free and convenient solution for your maritime needs in India and across the globe.

No more approval delays from the Shipping company’s office, no more complicated software, no more substandard stores. All the goods you need are now available in a few clicks. Truly, clicked at sea, delivered at shore.

The thought which led to the inception of ShipsKart was to streamline the way marine stores are ordered, approved and received on board a vessel. Ease and convenience are the two highlights of ShipsKart as it aims to bring vendors and vessels together.

Gone are the days of using complex software and waiting endlessly to receive your stores. ShipsKart caters to the needs of every shipping company around the world and specializes in timely deliveries.

Vision and Mission

ShipsKart’s vision is to revolutionize purchasing in the shipping industry by embracing progressive technology, ensuring seamless and smooth operations to keep up with the fast paced industry & to reach unparalleled heights by sticking to its core values of transparency, efficiency & quality.

Our mission is to create value for our customers by ensuring excellent delivery matched with good quality and competitive pricing for all goods ordered.

About Us

Started off as a dream by three young entrepreneurs ShipsKart is a one-stop shop for all your maritime purchasing solutions. ShipsKart is the first B2B e-commerce company founded by seafarers for seafarers. Having tied up with the best Chandlers in the shipping industry, ShipsKart aims to provide a completely stress-free and convenient solution for your maritime needs in India and across the globe.

No more approval delays from the Shipping company’s office and not shipskart office , no more complicated software, no more substandard stores. All the goods you need are now available in a few clicks. Truly, clicked at sea, delivered at shore.

The thought which led to the inception of ShipsKart was to streamline the way marine stores are ordered, approved and received on board a vessel. Ease and convenience are the two highlights of ShipsKart as it aims to bring vendors and vessels together.

Gone are the days of using complex software and waiting endlessly to receive your stores. ShipsKart caters to the needs of every shipping company around the world and specializes in timely deliveries.

Mission and Vision

ShipsKart’s vision is to revolutionize purchasing in the shipping industry by embracing progressive technology, ensuring seamless and smooth operations to keep up with the fast paced industry & to reach unparalleled heights by sticking to its core values of transparency, efficiency & quality.

Our mission is to create value for our customers by ensuring excellent delivery matched with good quality and competitive pricing for all goods ordered.

The Team

DHRUV SAWHNEY

DHRUV SAWHNEY

Co-Founder & CEO

With 12 years in the Maritime industry as a Sailor, Dhruv’s experience in the field is vital to the growth of the company, having experienced the problems relating to Purchasing at the ground level. He looks after the business development of the company.

SUNNY BAGLA

SUNNY BAGLA

Co-Founder & CFO

With over 9 years of Experience in the Financial and legal field, Sunny takes care of all the financial affairs & operations of the company. He is a member of the Bar Council of Delhi and brings to table his vast knowledge and experience in financial matters as well

VIVEK SAHI

VIVEK SAHI

Co-Founder & COO

With 12 years in the Main fleet and Offshore as a Management level officer, Vivek handles day to day operations of the company.

VENKATRAMAN SHESHASHAYEE

VENKATRAMAN SHESHASHAYEE

Non-Executive Director

Ex-Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Miclyn Express Offshore. He has had over 33 years of experience in manufacturing, shipping and offshore oil & gas services. His knowledge of the offshore oilfield services domain is vast, and his network is diverse and extensive.

R S BUTOLA

R S BUTOLA

Advisor

Former CEO & MD of ONGC VIDESH and Chairman of INDIAN OIL CORPORATION. One of the most prominent figures in India’s Oil and Gas Sector. He joins ShipsKart in an advisory role.

RAJIV TEWANI

RAJIV TEWANI

ADVISOR & INVESTOR

A highly respected figure in the Industry. He has four decades of experience in the Marine sector, from sailing as a Chief Engineer to heading some of the biggest offshore companies, his experience is unmatched.

CAPTAIN TARUN GULATI

CAPTAIN TARUN GULATI

ADVISOR & INVESTOR

Tarun Gulati is a Maritime specialist with 3 decades of working experience in the Maritime and Ship finance sectors. He has hands on experience ranging from sailing as a Ship Captain, Chartering and Shipping research. He was working as Senior Vice President at DVB Bank SE, Netherlands.

The Team

DHRUV SAWHNEY

DHRUV SAWHNEY

Co-Founder & CEO

With 12 years in the Maritime industry as a Sailor, Dhruv’s experience in the field is vital to the growth of the company, having experienced the problems relating to Purchasing at the ground level. He looks after the business development of the company.

SUNNY BAGLA

SUNNY BAGLA

Co-Founder & CFO

With over 9 years of Experience in the Financial and legal field, Sunny takes care of all the financial affairs & operations of the company. He is a member of the Bar Council of Delhi and brings to table his vast knowledge and experience in financial matters as well

VIVEK SAHI

VIVEK SAHI

Co-Founder & COO

With 12 years in the Main fleet and Offshore as a Management level officer, Vivek handles day to day operations of the company.

VENKATRAMAN SHESHASHAYEE

VENKATRAMAN SHESHASHAYEE

Non-Executive Director

Ex-Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Miclyn Express Offshore. He has had over 33 years of experience in manufacturing, shipping and offshore oil & gas services. His knowledge of the offshore oilfield services domain is vast, and his network is diverse and extensive.

R S BUTOLA

R S BUTOLA

Advisor

Former CEO & MD of ONGC VIDESH and Chairman of INDIAN OIL CORPORATION. One of the most prominent figures in India’s Oil and Gas Sector. He joins ShipsKart in an advisory role.

RAJIV TEWANI

RAJIV TEWANI

ADVISOR & INVESTOR

A highly respected figure in the Industry. He has four decades of experience in the Marine sector, from sailing as a Chief Engineer to heading some of the biggest offshore companies, his experience is unmatched.

CAPTAIN TARUN GULATI

CAPTAIN TARUN GULATI

ADVISOR & INVESTOR

Tarun Gulati is a Maritime specialist with 3 decades of working experience in the Maritime and Ship finance sectors. He has hands on experience ranging from sailing as a Ship Captain, Chartering and Shipping research. He was working as Senior Vice President at DVB Bank SE, Netherlands.

A big thank you to the extended Shipskart family