ShipMoney is an industry leading provider of digital payment solutions for maritime companies throughout the world facilitating crew wages, cash-to-master payments, allotments, international corporate remittances, network payments, money transfers, payroll advances, onboard expenses and all other forms of shoreside and onboard payments.

Solutions

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CREW PAYMENTS

Reduces cash-to-master and wire costs, enabiling crew to receive and access their wages in real-time, anywhere and everywhere.

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CORPORATE PAYMENTS

Reduces international wire and foreign exchange costs and administrative burdens to pay suppliers, vendors and agencies.

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NETWORK PAYMENTS

Innovative maritime digital payment plaform that transforms the way cross border FX payments are made, offering significant cost-savings and real-time payments.

Waypoints

This is the story of ShipMoney.
Join us on the journey of how a simple idea
launched maritime payments into the digital world.

Solving CTM Crew Advances A revolutionary new service for crew advances coming soon 2021 A Scheduling Innovation We created a universal scheduler, enabling crew to schedule card-to-card transfers, remittances, cash payouts and mobile top-ups. Protecting with Device Registration ShipMoney is the first company to offer device registration as a further security enhancement to protect crew funds. Creating the Transfer Marketplace We created a digital marketplace for money transfers, offering real-time cost comparisons across different companies and modalities. 2020 Commercial Industry Adoption The first card program to be introduced by a major ship management company, setting the standard for industry-wide adoption. Solving with Virtual Cards We were the first maritime program to introduce Visa branded Virtual Cards as an industry solution. PIN Updates ShipMoney is the first company to deploy proprietary push technology that updates PIN changes to card chips via ATMs. 2019 On-us Processing We developed an “on-us” authorization and settlement solution for a major partner, saving them over $1 million a year in processing costs. An App Advance We are the first company to develop a responsive website and integrated mobile app ending the need to push app updates. Mobile Phone Top-ups ShipMoney introduces the first integrated mobile top-up service, enabling crew to add funds to 1,000+ mobile operators worldwide. 2018 Supporting Crew We innovate again, with a secure, integrated, PCI compliant two-way, customer service messaging platform. Synchronized Data In another industry first, ShipMoney develops real-time bi-lateral data synchronization with a client. 2017 Leading in Security ShipMoney is the first company to introduce account security enhancements using one-time passwords and Visa security codes. 2016 First Client We successfully acquire a major cruise line as our first client, based on our experience, vision and technology platform. 2015 ShipMoney Launches Targeting both the cruise and commercial industries, ShipMoney is founded using a state-of-the art digital platform. 2014 Setting the Industry Standard The first maritime card program to be introduced by a major cruise line, setting the standard for industry-wide adoption. 2010 Onboard Printing Pioneer We solved the problem of card logistics by developing onboard card personalization, eliminating the mailing of cards. 2009 Wire Service Innovation We were the first company in the world that integrated a wire service enabling crew to send money home while onboard. 2008 Breakthrough for Cruise Line Industry Stuart Ostrow created OceanPay to provide a fast and safe digital alternative to paying crew in cash using prepaid payroll cards. 2007
2007 2007

Breakthrough for Cruise Line Industry Stuart Ostrow created OceanPay to provide a fast and safe digital alternative to paying crew in cash using prepaid payroll cards.

2008 2008

Wire Service Innovation We were the first company in the world that integrated a wire service enabling crew to send money home while onboard.

2009 2009

Onboard Printing Pioneer We solved the problem of card logistics by developing onboard card personalization, eliminating the mailing of cards.

2010 2010

Setting the Industry Standard The first maritime card program to be introduced by a major cruise line, setting the standard for industry-wide adoption.

2014 2014

ShipMoney Launches Targeting both the cruise and commercial industries, ShipMoney is founded using a state-of-the art digital platform.

2015 2015

First Client We successfully acquire a major cruise line as our first client, based on our experience, vision and technology platform.

2016 2016

Leading in Security ShipMoney is the first company to introduce account security enhancements using one-time passwords and Visa security codes.

2017 2017

Synchronized Data In another industry first, ShipMoney develops real-time bi-lateral data synchronization with a client.

Supporting Crew We innovate again, with a secure, integrated, PCI compliant two-way, customer service messaging platform.

2018 2018

Mobile Phone Top-ups ShipMoney introduces the first integrated mobile top-up service, enabling crew to add funds to 1,000+ mobile operators worldwide.

An App Advance We are the first company to develop a responsive website and integrated mobile app ending the need to push app updates.

On-us Processing We developed an “on-us” authorization and settlement solution for a major partner, saving them over $1 million a year in processing costs.

2019 2019

PIN Updates ShipMoney is the first company to deploy proprietary push technology that updates PIN changes to card chips via ATMs.

Solving with Virtual Cards We were the first maritime program to introduce Visa branded Virtual Cards as an industry solution.

Commercial Industry Adoption The first card program to be introduced by a major ship management company, setting the standard for industry-wide adoption.

2020 2020

Creating the Transfer Marketplace We created a digital marketplace for money transfers, offering real-time cost comparisons across different companies and modalities.

Protecting with Device Registration ShipMoney is the first company to offer device registration as a further security enhancement to protect crew funds.

A Scheduling Innovation We created a universal scheduler, enabling crew to schedule card-to-card transfers, remittances, cash payouts and mobile top-ups.

2021 2021

Solving CTM Crew Advances A revolutionary new service for crew advances coming soon…

Benefits of our Digital Platform

MINIMIZE COSTS

With ShipMoney, there are no fees/costs to pay crew and you access significant savings on wire-transfer and cash-to-master costs.

MAXIMIZE EFFICIENCY

Pay an entire crew simultaneously with one file. Do away with the administrative burden of coordinating thousands of payments.

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ADD VALUE

Seafarers receive the exact amount of their wages in real time on pay day and are supported by a suite of services to help them manage their money.

In Their Words

  • Just wanted to tell you how satisfied and really happy our crew are with ShipMoney.Capt. T
    Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement

  • Thanks for the ShipMoney card, I can send money home, usually cheaper and this is good for me and my family.Aleki S.
    Seafarer from Samoa

  • We are very pleased to offer this system to our crew which allows our seafarers to managed their own payments and reduce the need for cash onboard our ships.Financial Controller
    Campbell Shipping

  • The project has increased safety for our crew as they carry less cash as well as always having the card solution to trust whenever needed.General Manager
    Odfjell Tankers

  • The customer service at ShipMoney is beyond amazing. Always 100% excellent.Leon H.
    Shipboard Operations Support

  • I would like to thank you for all of your efforts from myself and my family.  Thank you once again to the whole team who made this happen.  God bless you and your family from the bottom of my heart.Diego D.
    Seafarer from the Philippines

  • I just started working on a cruise line and I would like to open an account with you instead of what they are providing me. I had a ShipMoney account from a different company and I know how good you are.Charlotte R.
    Crew member from Indonesia

  • I have told Lillia how amazing your company is and how helpful you have been.  Thanks soooooo much for everything.  I have very happy crew now.Lilian G.
    HR Officer

  • I greatly appreciate that you always tried to help me very fast and promptly.  Have a beautiful day and thank you so much for all of your help.Melody J.
    Crew member from Myanmar

  • To the entire ShipMoney Team who helped me resolve every single issue our crew had. This certainly helped in a big way keep my crew happy and I think you for the almost instant responses to all of my queries.Vindoh M.
    Crew Purser

  • Thank you for your prompt assistance and support. You are the best customer support ever.Tabea W.
    Crew member from Brazil

Some of our Clients

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Helping Crew Manage Their Money

ShipMoney’s proprietary platform enables seafarers to easily and securely manage their wages:

  • From their Digital ShipMoney Wallet
  • Compare fees and send money at the Transfer Marketplace
  • Schedule transfers, cash payouts, C2C and mobile top-ups
  • On any device and anywhere in the world

We Are Everywhere

150,000+

Crew
Cards

1,500,000+

Remittences
Sent

4,400+

Client
Ships

180+

Countries with
transactions

135+

Account Holder
Nationalities

There’s no ocean we can’t cross together.
Let us help you today.