MARINE NEXUS FAQ

General

What is Marine Nexus

Marine Nexus is an online platform that connects the marine industry, primarily between buyers, seller, charterers and brokers of commercial vessels from around the world. Through our search and matching process, Marine Nexus offers access to other regions with a wider and more precise selection of vessels to generate both higher quality and quantity of leads for your business.

We have over 500 vessels listed on Marine Nexus and close to a hundred companies. Finding the right vessel for your requirements and contacting the right people now take less than 5 minutes compared to weeks and months!

There are also no commissions or hidden fees involved in the usage of our platform, even in the successful closing of a deal. This ensures an alignment of interest among all parties involved with the ultimate goal of achieving a successful business transaction. We value transparency and are committed in enabling our users to further their business objectives on Marine Nexus.

How does Marine Nexus work?

Marine Nexus is free to use and open to the maritime community. There are no commissions or hidden fees involved in the usage of our platform, even in the successful closing of a deal. This ensures an alignment of interest among all parties involved with the ultimate goal of achieving a successful business transaction. However, it is necessary for you to create a free account in order to search for vessels and communicate with other users.

For charterers and brokers looking for vessels, simply use our customised search engine and discover the vessels that best suit your needs and requirements. You can also choose to add vessels to your watchlist for future reference. Once you have found the vessels that suit your requirement, you can message them directly on Marine Nexus for further enquiries. The owner of the vessel listing would automatically be notified of your message through email.

For vessel owners and brokers looking to market their vessels, you will first have to apply for a company account under user settings. Only after your company account has been approved would you be able to create and list vessels on Marine Nexus. Any vessel created would also be submitted for verification in order to ensure the quality of listings on our platform. However, you will have full control and flexibility in either making any changes to the vessel listing or removing it at any time.

Why use Marine Nexus?

Marine Nexus is the leading and fastest growing vessel searching platform in the Offshore industry with over 500 vessels and close to a hundred vessel owners on board. We have over 400 individual users from all over the world representing maritime businesses such as vessel owners, brokers and charterers among others.

Through Marine Nexus, it becomes possible for you to identify the right vessel you need for your requirements in only a few minutes compared to spending multiple days and weeks calling your contacts and searching on Google.

We also have vessel requirements from charterers and maritime businesses that you can choose to enquire further with a free account.

Moreover, we promote a very high level of transparency on our platform with no hidden costs and transaction fees involved for our users. This ensures an alignment of interest among all parties involved with the ultimate goal of achieving a successful business deal.

Simply put, there are only upsides and almost no downsides in using Marine Nexus. We make it so easy for you to find vessels and business opportunities on our platform without any costs to your business. All we ask for in return is your continued support of Marine Nexus and to help us spread the word to your friends and colleagues in the maritime industry!

How do I join?

Welcome to the Marine Nexus community! To create your free account, simply click here and you will be registered as a user in less than one minute!

Is there a cost to register?

There is no cost to register and create an account on Marine Nexus. Furthermore, we do not take any commissions or transaction fees for any deals closed through the matching of businesses and companies on our platform.

Can I contact the companies directly?

Yes, after you have created a free account on Marine Nexus, you will be able to contact the companies directly through our messaging system. The owner of the vessel listing would automatically be notified of your message through email.

Vessel Listings

How do I list vessels on Marine Nexus?

To list vessels on Marine Nexus, you will have to apply for a company account under the settings page. The application will be subject to approval and verification by Marine Nexus, usually within 3 working days, to ensure that there is no misrepresentation of the user, company or vessel.

After the company account has been created, you will have full access to creating a vessel to be listed on Marine Nexus. The process is very straightforward and you simply have to fill in the relevant details that you are comfortable sharing. Upon completion and submission of your vessel, it will then be subject to another round of approval and verification by Marine Nexus, usually within 3 working days, before being shown in our search results.

Whilst we understand this process might be seen as tedious, we are committed to having a high quality and authenticity of vessels, users and companies on Marine Nexus for the shared benefit of our professional community.

Will I have full control over my vessel listing?

Yes, you will have full control over your vessel listings and can make changes to them at any time when necessary. It is also best to keep your vessel details as accurate as possible to improve the quality of business enquiries that you receive.

Why is my vessel not being shown?

There could be a few reasons behind your vessel not being shown. In cases where some form of misrepresentation or foul play is deemed to have occurred, Marine Nexus reserves the right to temporarily suspend the vessel listing for further investigation. This is to ensure the quality and authenticity of users, vessels and companies on our platform.

If your vessel has only recently been created, it would be subject to an approval and verification process that usually takes 3 working days. After it has been verified, your vessel should be shown when the search criteria is properly and accurately applied.

Should you face further difficulties in looking for your vessel, do not hesitate to drop us an enquiry here!

Is it necessary to input all the fields to create a vessel?

No, it is not necessary to input all the fields in creating your vessel listing. However we recommend that the information provided be as accurate as possible to ensure that your vessel is shown when the relevant search criteria is applied. This would increase the chances of your company receiving a useful and timely business enquiry for the vessel.

What sort of information is needed for the vessel description?

No, it is not necessary to input all the fields in creating your vessel listing. However we recommend that the information provided be as accurate and comprehensive as possible to ensure that your vessel has a higher probability of being relevant to charterers who view it. This would increase the chances of your company receiving a useful and timely business enquiry for the vessel.

Requirements

Why should I list my requirement on Marine Nexus?

Marine Nexus has a very wide professional maritime community with users representing hundreds of companies from vessel owners, charterers and even brokers. With thousands of people visiting our platform every month from all over the world, having your requirement on Marine Nexus becomes one of the easiest ways where you can reach out to your target audience and the international professional maritime community. At the same time, you can choose to be anonymous should the requirement be more sensitive.

Once your requirement is listed on Marine Nexus, any interested party would be able to contact and message you directly. For your convenience, you would also be instantly notified of any message through an automated email system, allowing you to respond immediately to the business enquiry.

Furthermore, we do not take any commissions or transaction fees for any deals closed through the matching of businesses and companies on our platform.

Who will I be contacting if I send a requirement message?

You will be contacting the company which has listed the requirement on Marine Nexus. Thereafter it will be up to the respective company to decide if it wants to further the discussion or retain its anonymity.

How do I list a requirement I have on Marine Nexus?

In order to list a requirement on Marine Nexus, you would have to request for your account to have special access to manage requirements. After submitting your request, there will be further contact from our Marine Nexus team to verify the authenticity of the requirement. Upon successful verification, we would then grant the special access required to create and list requirements on Marine Nexus.

Advertising

Why should I advertise on Marine Nexus?

Being featured on Marine Nexus associates your company with the fastest growing, largest and most technologically advanced international platform in the OSV industry. We are a unique platform that gathers hundreds of maritime professionals from oil majors, charterers, vessel owners and brokerages. Every month we have many thousands of visits from our Marine Nexus community all over the world.

Advertising on Marine Nexus represents an extremely important opportunity for your company to not only reach out to your core target audience but also raise your brand profile and awareness tremendously at the same time.

How do I advertise on Marine Nexus?

To advertise on Marine Nexus, simply drop us an enquiry here and let us know the following details:

  • Number of Ad Impressions
  • Duration of Ad Campaign
  • Marketing Budget
  • If your company requires us to design the ad and ad copy