bunker buoy makes a revolutionary move in the yachting and marine industries by giving Captains, Management Companies, and Yacht Brokers, access to the physical fuel suppliers negating the need for a fuel broker or trader, reducing fuel costs, and time consuming administration.
The bunker buoy app originally launched 18 months ago with the vision to produce an app that takes all the time consuming work out of making a fuel enquiry and gives the consumer the option to book the best quality fuel at the cheapest price every time. Bunker buoy successfully achieves this.
With bunker buoy’s ability to store the yacht information, documenting historical data, including any communications, sales and transaction history, it creates a much more streamlined and transparent communication process reducing the amount of administration currently required when purchasing fuel.
Neil Miller, Founder of bunker buoy states:
‘’After lots of consultation with Yacht captains, Management companies, and owners, we have decided that bunker buoy will only be inviting physical fuel suppliers on to the platform with immediate effect.
It is the same bunker buoy, but the new and improved Version 3 with important flexibility, including a browser version so it operates across all platforms.
The introduction of bunker buoy messenger allows the yacht and suppliers to chat (WhatsApp style/instant chat) so no phone calls need to be made. The platform also allows the fuel spec to be attached.
Due to the demand of physical fuel suppliers wishing to be added to the bunker buoy platform we have decided to go ahead and make them available to our users. This is an intelligent and strategic move in the industry as the global fuel trader has dominated the space for some time now, but the demand from the yacht captains and managers has now turned towards dealing directly with the physical supplier.
There is a obviously a place for the fuel trader and some yachts may prefer to use a trader, regardless of the cost saving, due to the client/trader relationship. bunker buoy just now gives the yacht the option.
We would like to thank everyone for their continued support and look forward to bringing a new era to the industry.’’
The bunker buoy app is also currently being rolled out as a white label service to several yacht management companies.
With 7,000 superyachts in the global fleet the new bunker buoy app is already making a positive impact on the industry.