Marcura CEO Jens Poulsen and GC & Chief Compliance Officer Felix Antero touched down in sunny Lisbon to spend the day with the Portuguese team. A productive day was had by all as the team enjoyed lunch together (the sunshine…
In our recent anti-financial crime (AFC) survey with Operations Directors and senior management, 72% found it difficult to do all of the required counterparty, KYC and other AFC checks as part of processing disbursement accounts (DAs). Download your copy of the results here.
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Congratulations to MOL Drybulk Ltd. for creating the 2 millionth port call with DA-Desk! A huge thank you to all of our customers for helping us achieve this milestone.
Our Philippines team enjoyed a productive team-building weekend at Pico de Loro Resort, Nasugbu Batangas. The theme of the activities was ‘A synergy and alignment program – above and beyond’ and the aim was to strengthen team alliance through completing physical challenges together which enabled our people to apply Marcura’s values and skills.
Janani Yagnamurthy, Group Analytics Manager for Marcura recently undertook the Professional Qualifying Examinations (PQE) run by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) and was named a Middle East branch topper in the Port and Terminal Management module! We caught up with Janani as she reflected on her experience of the course, her incredible achievement, and how it’s helped our customers and teams.
DA-Desk is celebrating 20 years since Seatrade created the first port call! As Walter Wildöer, MD of Seatrade Chartering, explained to us: “Before we started using DA-Desk, our system was piles of paper with yellow sticky notes. Now we have reduced our paperwork by about 95%.”
Our team in Athens held an internal strategy meeting, followed by dinner. Our global customer base includes prominent Greek customers whom we are privileged to serve with the support of our local team. Our strength in Greece has grown to 13 team members, supporting three of Marcura’s companies: PortLog, MarTrust and DA-Desk.
We’re really looking forward to attending Posidonia 2022 in Athens from 6th June! The international shipping exhibition has long been established as one of the major calendar events of the shipping industry. Several of our sales and account managers will be at the show who’d love to talk about any of our 8 solutions to any prospect or customer.
It's great to see some of our DA-Desk team in Manila, enjoying a Korean-inspired dinner. As part of our global footprint, we have 70 team members located in the Philippines to assist all of our Marcura customers and meet new prospects. In addition, we have another 8 offices around the world, and 728 team members.