September, 2017 (Dubai, UAE) – [bluester], a one-stop portal for buyers and suppliers of Maritime Support Services has entered into a partnership with MarTrust, a global payments provider and a Marcura Group company. Both companies are dedicated solely to the maritime industry, and are partnering to deliver due diligence services to users of [bluester].
The companies combine with a vision to deliver the world’s most comprehensive reference tool for port call costs in the tramp shipping sector and develop digital chartering solutions and services.
September , 2017 (Dubai, UAE) – The Marcura Group, a Dubai-based group of companies focused on providing business solutions to the maritime industry, today announced the acquisition of the UK-based companies G-Ports (UK) Ltd., which specialises in port, congestion and commodity tracking data, and Falmor Ltd., a SaaS-based cloud platform for laytime/demurrage management and collaboration. Simon Francis, the Founder & CEO of the acquired companies, has assumed the role of Group Director for Business Development of Marcura’s Digital Chartering Services.
August, 2017 (London, UK) – ShipServ, the world’s largest procurement platform for the marine industry, has entered into a close partnership with MarTrust, a Marcura Group company. MarTrust is a global payments provider focused entirely on the maritime industry. The aim of the partnership is to make it easier for ship operators and managers to vet suppliers and make international payments.
MarTrust can provide ShipServ customers with independent compliance checks, bank account vetting and validation, as well as process payments for the benefit of the 65,000 suppliers trading on the ShipServ platform. These due diligence and compliance checks are critical to processing the payments in accordance with increasingly complex financial regulations.
Our CEO, Jens Lorens Poulsen’s article on collaboration, big data and utilities relevant to the Maritime Industry published in the new Futurenautic publication: http://bit.ly/2g1cx8f
DA-Desk Announces Collaboration with the Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI) to Increase Transparency in the Maritime Industry
June 2017 (London, UK | Dubai, UAE) – DA-Desk FZ-LLC, the largest independent provider of port cost management services, and the Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI), a non-profit chemical industry organization pushing to improve the safety and performance of transportation and storage for the chemical industry, today announced their partnership via the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to share relevant data relating to CDI’s “International Marine Packed Cargo Audit Scheme” (IMPCAS).
Read the enire press release click here: http://www.da-desk.com/PRMay2017.pdf
POSTED ON 08 MAY 2017 BY THE BALTIC BRIEFING
MarDocs is highlighted in the article ‘Quick fixes in the cloud’, in the Baltic Briefing, May edition.
"Speaking to Baltic Briefing, Harry Reardon Smith, Commercial Manager at Marcura, says: “Improving the fixture process is not about simply doing ‘as per last done’ digitally. It’s about focusing on the underlying issues in the process, including providing compliance control over the charter party."
Read the entire article here: http://bit.ly/2quePQW
Dubai, UAE – December 19, 2016, - The Marcura Group, a Dubai-based group of companies focused on providing business solutions to the maritime industry, today announced the launch of MarDocs™, an innovative, cloud-based collaboration tool.
Singapore-based shipping and trading companies have become an increasingly larger part of the Group’s customer base and the opening of a regional office is part of the Group’s strategy to continue to place service functions closer to its customers.
Heading up the new office and the initiatives in the region is Capt. Errol Gonsalves, who comes from a role as Managing Director for one of the Group’s business units, CP-Desk.
Read full release here: http://bit.ly/2dzjFoz
New hires expected to support and strengthen the Group’s compliance-oriented offerings.
September 8, 2016 (Dubai, UAE) – The Marcura Group, a Dubai-based group of companies focused on providing innovative business solutions to the maritime industry, today announced the appointment of Taher Afridi as Senior Information Security Officer and Leanne Maw as Legal Counsel, who will both serve in the Group’s Legal & Compliance Department.
To read entire press release, click here: http://bit.ly/2clgqCn
This is the first Communication on Progress Report for The Marcura Group, covering the period from June 2015 to May 2016. This Report has been inspired by the insights and commitment of one of our portfolio companies, DA-Desk FZ-LLC.
Read the full report here: http://bit.ly/28ZQtqi