Maritime News

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...

Recently, The New Business Venture Fund, an Icelandic venture capital investor, invested in Marorka. After the deal, the NBVF share in Marorka will be 20%. According to Dr. Jón Ágúst Þorsteinsson, managing director of Marorka, the involvement of the venture fund will strengthen the company...

Marorka took part in the bi-annual international NorFishing exhibition in Trondheim last week. Marorka's Managing Director, Jón Ágúst Þorsteinsson, Kristinn Aspelund, Sales and Marketing Director together with our new Sales Manager in Norway, Atle Hansen shared the Icelandic stand with other Icelandic firms as well...

Marorka celebrated its 4th birthday on the 6th of June 2006. Even though Marorka is just four years old, its products and services are built on more than ten years of energy management research. Many noteworthy items have occurred since Marorka's last birthday; here are the...