Frequently asked questions is a online platform that brings parties together that are searching, selling, chartering, designing, professional commercial vessels, ship designs and services.

YES, it is free of use. You can browse through all of the offers and contact the broker, charterer, shipdesigner, etc. directly. In case you want to upload a vessel yourself, you only have to register your name and email. This is the same if you wish to leave a request for a specific vessel you require.

ShipSelector aims at the professional maritime industry. The main selection of the offers consists of oil tankers, fishing vessels, tugboats, ferry’s etc. We are not looking for privately owned small ships, speedboats and/or sailing vessels. If in doubt, please feel free to contact us by sending us an e-mail at

You can contact directly the above mentioned party through the contact from. You have to make a free registration first. ShipSelector is not a broker/charterer/ship designer/shipyard and we do not handle any financial or legal transactions.

No. ShipSelector is not a broker. ShipSelector brings together supply and demand. ShipSelector does not ask for any fees. We’d be grateful when, if you’ve sold/chartered/etc. your vessel, you would remove your vessel from our platform to keep it up to date.

The ShipSelector application makes use of an API connection with When the IMO number is not in their database, we can’t get the correct information.

The ShipSelector application makes use of an API connection with All information comes from this service. We cannot check or control the validity of this data. You can edit the information as you see fit.

The IMO field is the main identifier for ShipSelector. Through the IMO number we can check the validity of the vessel. By using the IMO number we know for sure that the vessel that is offered is compliant with the vessel specifications that we want to show on our website. The IMO field is not mandatory for designs or stock vessels.

No. You can also enter the IMO number without using the Marine Traffic button. We will check automatically if the IMO number is valid.

Yes, you can. If you want to delete your account, you can do so by clicking on the “Delete account” button in the user menu. Please note that all data, including recent offers etc. will be deleted completely.