Maritime News

Three years ago today, Marorka was founded as a spin-off company from a research project initiated by VSO Consulting. When initially founded, Marorka had three employees, the entrepreneur Dr. Jon Agust Thorsteinsson, Kristinn A. Aspelund and Gunnar Stefansson. During the past three years, Marorka has...

The Marine Research Institute in Iceland has decided to install and implement MAREN energy management on board their research vessel Árni Friðriksson. The agreement between the Marine Research Institute and Marorka involves a research commitment between the two parties that will be aimed at lower...

Marorka will be introducing the innovative Maren concept in the Throndheim based exhibition NorFishing. Marorka will be located at stand nr. F-520. At the exhibition, Marorka will introduce its Energy System Consultation service and Maren Energy Management System. ...

Jón Ágúst Þorsteinsson, Managing Director of Marorka, defended his Ph.D. Thesis "Modelling of Fishing Vessel Operations for Energy System Optimization" at Aalborg University on June 11th 2004. The chairman of the Ph.D. committee was Associate Professor Lasse Rosendahl, Aalborg University. The opponents were: Professor Truls Gundersen,...

Haraldur Böðvarsson (HB), now called HB Grandi, Iceland's oldest fisheries firm, have chosen Maren for their pelagic trawler Ingunn AK-150, one of the newest and largest vessels in the Icelandic fishing fleet. Marorka recently performed an assessment of the ship's energy system. As a result...

This exciting new agreement aims to stimulate energy systems' simulation and optimization research by the Engineering Faculty at the Technical University of Iceland. The objective is to encourage development in this field using the combined experience and knowledge through the formation of specific research and...

Marorka has joined hands with MetaSystems AS in Norway, the developer of the MetaPower torque and power measurement system for rotating shafts. MetaPower torque measurements will become an integral part of Maren, Marorka's Energy Management System providing accurate information on the productivity of the on-board propulsion...

The Canadian based company, Clearwater Seafoods have selected Maren EDT in order to analyze energy consumption on board their trawlers. Marorka and Clearwater have also made an agreement that Marorka will provide Clearwater with Marorka's Energy Management System, Maren. Included with Maren is a database...