SOURCE: Triple Point Technology

Triple Point Technology

February 02, 2011 04:00 ET

World Leader in Heavy-Lift Shipping, Beluga Group, Selects Triple Point to Manage Chartering and Vessel Operations

LONDON--(Marketwire - February 2, 2011) - Triple Point Technology®, the leading provider of multi-market commodity and enterprise risk management software solutions, announced today that Beluga Shipping GmbH licensed Triple Point's flagship chartering and vessel operations software to profitably manage all pre- and post-fixture activities of its heavy-lift transport operations.

Beluga Group provides a full range of customized transport solutions including shipping, chartering, and fleet management operations. Beluga Group is the worldwide leader in the heavy-lift shipping segment and operates a modern fleet of 72 multipurpose heavy-lift project carriers, equipped to lift a combinable load of up to 1400 tons. The company is based in the Hanseatic city of Bremen, Germany and serves targeted industry sectors including oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals, wind energy, and more.

"Triple Point's shipping software enables Beluga Group to meet strict requirements for precise handling and transport of the largest, most complex cargoes anywhere in the world," said Michael Lolk Larsen, managing director, chartering and vessel operations, Triple Point. "We are pleased to add Beluga to our expanding community of world-class shipping customers."

Triple Point is successfully claiming market share with a diverse group of commodity houses, energy companies, industrial manufacturers, CP companies, and ship owners/operators that have selected Triple Point to manage the supply and distribution of commodities via ocean-going vessel, including: Maestro Shipping, Prime East, Berge Bulk, Ultrabulk, Beluga Shipping, Practica Shipping, United Arab Chemical Carriers (UACC), Atlas Shipping, Navios Maritime, U-Sea Bulk, Oldendorff, Isaphia, Petredec Services, SAB Miller, Hindustan Petroleum-Mittal Energy, Gunvor International B.V., Louis Dreyfus, Bunge, Glencore, Transgrain (Nidera), and Olam International.

About Triple Point Technology
Triple Point is the leading provider of software for end-to-end Commodity Management. The global company provides innovative solutions to competitively address the complex commodities value chain: buying, selling, trading, and procurement; enterprise risk management; scheduling and logistics; storage; processing; and settlement and accounting. Triple Point's Commodity Management platform enables over 260 customers in 35+ countries to profitably manage exposure to energy and raw materials across industries including energy; metals; agriculture; transportation; shipping; consumer products (CP); discrete manufacturers; and big box retailers. Triple Point was named a 'Leader' in Gartner's ETRM Magic Quadrant for its completeness of vision and ability to execute in 2009 and 2010. Founded in 1993, the company employs over 600 staff in 11 offices and support centers around the globe. www.tpt.com.

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