United Bunkers BV joins Marine Online's Authorized Service Provider
United Bunkers BV is fully owned by the Somers family – with a history of more than 43 years in transporting liquid products. As a physical supplier, United Bunkers covers most of the ARA region (except Amsterdam and Zeebrugge). United Bunkers focuses on purchasing high quality marine fuels from refineries and major former wharf suppliers, plus sales and deliveries to customers.
Through this strategic alliance, Marine Online will be able to help Al Arabia Bunkering can achieve wider clientele coverage with exclusive orders from over 400 shipowners. In addition, Service providers will be paid directly by Marine Online, thus avoiding counter parties risk and situation of payment default.
Marine Online is a one-stop integrated maritime platform that introduces eCommerce model in to the traditional maritime industry, combining the 8 major maritime services, to bring convenience for shipowners and improve efficiency. Marine Online integrates digital technology, big data, and artificial intelligence into the traditional shipping industry to streamline services, which in turn lead to cost savings for shipowners. With the transaction data gathered from Marine Online’s platform, the company is able to develop an efficient supply chain and credit rating system. This platform aids global shipowners in resolving cash flow issues and positively drives digital adaptation in the maritime industry.