Case study

Set Sail for a Maritime E-Commerce Future


The idea
In 2016, Royal IHC, an international shipbuilder and service provider in the maritime market, was looking for new business opportunities. The offer in the market is is mainly focused on service by telephone and e-mail.

With the foundation of a start-up company, the possibilities of online trading could be explored more quickly and deeply. In this environment, a first draft for the online platform was created. Customers, partners, suppliers: Everyone had to be on board.

Read more in our success story and press release.


About ShipSupport

ShipSupport is a Netherlands-based corporate start-up, powered by Royal IHC. Their ambition is to become the leading e-commerce platform for the global maritime industry. They believe ordering spare parts for vessels and dredgers should be a simple and efficient process, with transparent pricing and delivery, available at all times and accessible around the globe.