Maritime News

MARORKA has announced the release of a new version of Maren Energy Management System, the shipping industry's premium Energy Management System. The new release (Maren 2.7) includes several upgrades and improvement. The upgrades include: Improved Inventory and Fuel Consumption accounting and reporting, with the addition of...

Marorka's CEO, Jón Ágúst Þorsteinsson, participated in the Nordic Primie Ministers' second Globalisation Forum that took place at the Blue Lagoon in Iceland on the 26 and 27 of February. Among questions discussed at the forum were: How can dealing with the credit crunch and having...

MARORKA was yesterday awarded the Nordic Council's Nature and Environmental Prize 2008. Marorka received the prize for having developed an energy management system for reducing energy consumption and emissions in shipping. MARORKA has demonstrated that significant reductions in fuel consumption can be achieved by utilising...

Today, Marorka had the pleasure of receiving a visit from Mr. Össur Skarphéðinsson, Iceland´s minister for Industry and Svein Thorgrimsson, Office Manager for the Industry Ministry. The purpose of the visit was to learn more about Marorka and its products and services; in particular, the...

On June 6th, employees celebrated Marorkas 5th anniversary. Last year has proven to be a year of growth and changes; here are some main events: 1. The New Business Venture Found, an Icelandic venture capital investor, invested in Marorka. 2. Marorka´s customer base increased significantly by Marorka developing...

Marorka is pleased to announce the relase of version 2.2 of the Maren Energy Management System. The relase date is March 16th. Maren is a real-time comprehensive energy management system designed to maximize the energy efficiency of ocean vessels. It is equipped with operational optimization, simulation-based...

The President of Iceland Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and the First Lady Dorrit Moussaieff gave a visit to Marorka recently. The president, who has been active in combating climate change, received presentation on energy management as tool to reduce fuel consumption on ships. ...

On March 9th the Minister of Industry and Trade Mr. Jón Sigurdsson handed Marorka the price “Vaxtarsprotinn 2007”, a price for the fastest growing high tech startup company in Iceland. The following companies were also acknowledged for growth Gagarín ehf., Stiki ehf. and Stjörnu-Oddi hf....

Today Mr. Björn Bjarnason, Minister of Justice and Ecclesiastical Affairs signed, on behalf of the Icelandic Coast Guard, a contract for implementing Maren 2 Energy Management System on board a new Coast Guard vessel. The new vessel will be the first coast guard vessel to...