We are pleased to announce that Hans-Christian Mordhorst who, for the past 7 years, held the position of Managing Director of DA-Desk FZ-LLC, has been appointed as the Group’s Chief Commercial Officer and Non-Executive Chairman of DA-Desk, effective February 15, 2021. For the past 20 years Hans-Christian held senior positions in the global shipping industry.
“Our customers trust us to support them in their maritime operations and transactions, and this clearly includes supporting them in complying with all relevant international regulations. The solution from Accuity has allowed us to further improve the robustness of our compliance framework, which is critical given the latest maritime industry-focused advisories from the US, UK and other regulators. With the help of our service partners, we aim to keep improving because our mission is to be the continual frontrunner in trade and sanctions compliance and in supporting our customers in the overall fight against financial crimes.”
The Marcura Group is pleased to share its 2019/2020 UNGC Communication on Progress report. We continue the direction set in 2012 by our flagship company, DA-Desk FZ-LLC, of upholding the UNGC’s Ten Principles by embedding them into the fabric of our Group.
We, at The Marcura Group, are pleased to present our third United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) 'Communication on Progress' report for the year 2017-2018.
Each year, our commitment to the UNGC Goals continues to influence our organization to improve quality of life for our employees and the standards of business that we practice.
As we tread forward, we are excited about more ideas and activities to enhance our commitment in adhering to the Ten Principles of the UNGC.
The report can be downloaded from the UNGC website here:https://bit.ly/2MQ07vE
The Marcura Group, a Dubai-based group of companies focused on providing innovative business solutions to the maritime industry, today announced the appointment of TenIntelligence Limited's Richard Bell as its external Data Protection Officer (DPO). This appointment follows the recent hiring of Peter Meyer as a Data Protection Specialist working under the Group's Legal & Compliance Department.
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.