Customer Stories: An interview with Marc Radulovic, Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.

In conversation with Marc Radulovic.

We are proud to present our interview with Marc Radulovic, Senior Operations Manager at Eagle Bulk Shipping.
Marc talks about Eagle’s journey with Marcura so far, covering change management in digital transformation, the importance of data standardisation, critical insight access, benchmarks and port expenses.

Marc also touches on his experiences with technological transformation in shipping and how the pandemic has accelerated the need for digital solutions more than ever.

Hans-Christian Mordhorst Appointed as Marcura Group’s Chief Commercial Officer and Non-Exec Chair of DA-Desk FZ-LLC and Dionysis Tzelepis Appointed as Managing Director of DA-Desk

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.   

The Marcura Group is working with Accuity to streamline Financial Crime Screening.

“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.”

United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) 'Communication on Progress' report for the year 2017-2018.

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:




DA-Desk’s Mordhorst Promoted to Marcura Group COO


The Marcura Group, a Dubai-based group of companies focused on providing innovative business solutions to the maritime industry, today announced that it has promoted Hans-Christian Mordhorst to Group Chief Operations Officer.

Mordhorst has served since 2012 at Marcura’s flagship company, DA-Desk, where he will also continue in his role as Managing Director.

SYVR Selects Marcura to Deliver Compliance Services


SYVR (, a platform for matching shipping companies and insurance companies with high quality marine surveyors globally, has appointed Marcura ( to deliver KYC and compliance screening.

SYVR is being launched with an initial focus on marine insurance, specifically H&M, P&I and cargo surveys. Surveyors are assessed based on a uniform set of qualifications criteria before they are included into a global marine expert community and listed on the platform. The shipping company users, the insurance company users as well as the surveyors will undergo a baseline due diligence, verification and sanctions screening process before being allowed access to the platform.

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Marcura Bulks Up its Compliance Team for GDPR


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.

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[bluester] and MarTrust partner to streamline due diligence services

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 Marcura Group Acquires G-Ports (UK) and Falmor

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.