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BunkerPlanner

by BunkerMetric

BunkerPlanner by BunkerMetric is a software tool supporting companies in making the optimal calculated decision when buying bunker, choosing ports, volume and fuel grade for bunkering. BunkerMetric is a tool that can be used to minimize costs while considering relevant operational, commercial and regulatory factors.

BunkerMetric

BunkerMetric is a Scandinavian software company bringing the power of advanced digital technologies to the marine bunkering segment. It's state-of-the-art algorithms and data platforms support you to uncover bunkering strategies and market insights, with a direct positive impact to your organization’s bottom line. BunkerMetric was founded in 2018 and the founders have been working with Bunkers, Digitization and Shipping for more than 15 years.

BunkerPlanner by BunkerMetric excel by:

  • In depth operational and business understanding

  • The BunkerMetric BunkerPlanner, models a vast number of recommendations where business rules are taken into consideration, such as commingling of fuels on board, time charter costs vs. costs for speeding up when inducing bunker ports, quarantine constraints, congestion in bunker ports, barge costs, port call costs and many others. By considering the details and a holistic view of costs, BunkerMetric can provide better and stronger recommendations

  • Integrations

  • BunkerMetric provides pre-built in-depth integrations with a range of relevant data sources and systems which ensures that all data is updated continuously. In particular, schedules and voyages (Kognifai or VMS), bunker prices, distances, port call costs, etc. Users will receive tailormade plans directly, without requiring any manual input (this is possible for new scenarios.)

  • Independence

  • BunkerMetric is not owned by nor affiliated with any of your suppliers or competitors. BunkerMetric provides BunkerPlanner to support you solely and have no alternate commercial interest in bunkers being bought by a specific supplier. The data you share with us stays with us and never shared with any third party.

ROI

By installing BunkerPlanner by BunkerMetrics, it can be expected to have a return on investment within a few months. The application will on average reuce bunker costs in the range between 2-4%

Example: 

20 ton per day x 250 sailing days x 400 USD/mt = 2 mil USD

  • Savings from USD 20-80,000 per vessel annually

 

Sustainability

BunkerPlanner by BunkerMetric will actively reduce bunkering costs, including a strong view of speed / bunker consumption against time charter rate, and actively aim to optimize this relation, which in many cases will lower emissions. BunkerMetric include considerations of new greener fuel types, and will support our customers in the procurement of these, and in the transition phase as well.

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Benefits with BunkerPlanner by BunkerMetric

  • Benefits

    • Uniform and transparent bunker procurement process
    • Supports operators and bunker departments in ordering bunker in a safe and fast way
    • BunkerPlanner might support you with recommendations which you would never consider
    • For any new voyage, you can receive up to 10 recommendations, taken from thousands of alternatives for the said voyage.
    • Good decisions enforced; bad decisions improved
  • Benefits

    • Overview of bunker costs, port calling costs and barge costs
    • Full overview of listed vessels lined up for bunkering in priority
    • Congestion and deviation are taken into consideration
    • ECA areas are built in as well as canals which can be switched on/off as you prefer
    • Vessels tank specs are a part of the BunkerPlanner model to avoid commingling of fuel
    • Quarantine constraints is part of the model
“We have seen single cases of savings of $80.000, for instance a case vessel with limited bunker capacity going from US Gulf to China and requiring several bunkerings, where the suggested bunker ports where both cheaper and required less deviation.”
COO of a large Dry Bulk company using BunkerMetric, COO

BunkerMetric

  • BunkerMetric is a Scandinavian software company bringing the power of advanced digital technologies to the marine bunkering segment. Our state-of-the-art algorithms and data platforms support you to uncover bunkering strategies and market insights, with a direct positive impact to your organization’s bottom line.BunkerMetric was founded in 2018 and the founders have been working with Bunkers, Digitization and Shipping for more than 15 years.BunkerMetric is backed by investors and partners like IBM, Signal Ventures, Kongsberg and others. 

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