skip to Main Content

Reduce costs and risk with the leading Disbursement Accounts solution

From agent appointment to voyage closing, automate every step, including payments.

Remove paperwork, save time and enhance compliance. Reduce costs on average by $700 per port call. Click below to see a breakdown.

Marcura and our customers




Port calls per year


Payments made per year


Global team members



Latest news

Maritime news – selected and curated for you!

Top news stories from the maritime press in the last two weeks.

Specially chosen for our readers and covering recent developments in digitalisation, leadership, compliance and decarbonisation.

Click below to

Port delays in the time of COVID [analysis]

One of the reports we run on a regular basis for our PortLog customers is port delays as a result of COVID. Thanks to the information put through our platform, we are able to compile this data.   This is for dry. In the same report, we also look at the average days lost trend, geographic…

Marcura Observations celebrates – 1 year on and 1,500 maritime and port insights published

This week the Observations team celebrated their 1-year anniversary.

Each Observation is researched, vetted and posted by the Observations team.

Most Observations are based on real data running through the PortLog platform and so are very robust insights.
Click below to


Improve fixture profitability – predict and manage port time

Time is money and more than 40% of voyage time is spent in port. We solve the last piece of the voyage optimisation puzzle by helping you predict and manage time and cost in port.

PortLog delivers a unique suite of tools to accurately predict the financial impact of terminal time and conditions, powered by millions of digitalised Statements of Facts and AIS data.

Simulate port costs, lost time, weather impact and risk/reward opportunities related to your fixture terms and counterparties.

Manage port time
Crew e-wallet and Card


Maritime payments made easy

Whether it’s paying your suppliers, masters or crew, we’ve got you covered.

A “built-specifically-for-maritime” solution that will:

  • reduce your FX and transaction fees
  • significantly enhance your sanctions and AFC compliance
  • delight your crew.

We offer solutions for both vessel operators and your crew.

Contact us to see the difference a payment solution provided by marine specialists can make.


See how you can make up to $700 cost savings per port call –  Get a demo

From agent appointment to voyage closing, automate every step of the disbursement accounting process, including making significant savings on your international payments.

Remove paperwork, save time and enhance your compliance, reconciliation and security.

By using DA-Desk, you’re not just outsourcing your DA process, you’re elevating and improving it. You’re freeing up time for your teams to spend on greater value-add activities.

A tried and tested solution (DA-Desk launched in 2001) and used today by over 350 of the world’s leading shipping operators.

We’d love to give you a free demo so please get in touch.

DA-Desk | Disbursement Account

Streamlining the processes of the shipping industry and driving greater efficiency, compliance and security

Cost-effective Compliance

& security

Significantly improve your compliance overnight by joining Marcura.

Dozens of dedicated compliance specialists check all our customers’ agents every day, validate all payments and make comprehensive AFC checks.

Data digitised


We see around 200k port calls a year – all digitised so we can provide our customers with improved data, analytics and insights.

Integration and control


Integrations with the leading VMSs and dedicated onboarding (we call it Hyper-Care) and customer success teams take the stress out of using Marcura products.

Our customers matter most

Request a demo

Marcura Testimonial2

Clipper Bulk has been using DA-Desk since 2006 and added PortPayables, Dashboards, and KPIs over the years, which have turned the use of DA-Desk into a streamlined process throughout the organisation, with cash flow optimisation, easier closing, and reconciliation of voyages and less paperwork.”

Erik B Terkildsen
Head of Operations – Copenhagen

“Marcura is the market leader in disbursement accounts and other platforms that come along with the port call process. Marcura can manage a high volume of port calls – and this was the main factor to come over to Marcura.

“Partnering with Marcura helps Eagle to perform better, to process accounts quicker and leverages on data and resources Marcura has all in one platform.”

Marc Radulovic,
Senior Operations Manager

Marcura Testimonial1

“DA-Desk is always up-to-date with global port tariffs and with their huge database they also know which invoices are true and what can be challenged.

“We see a clear difference in the quality and efficiency we can achieve and now just one person is able to manage the DAs of the entire company.”

Manish Jain,
Chief Operating Officer

Discover our products

Back To Top