The Marcura Group buys ShipServ

Shipping solutions provider Marcura has bought maritime online procurement platform ShipServ. 

The Marcura Group announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ShipServ and this will be finalised in the next few weeks.

When the two companies fully merge, both will receive a shared workforce, and a ‘broadened solutions portfolio’ to deliver a a new customer-centric shipping platform for the Blue Economy.

ShipServ’s 126 employees will join Marcura’s 850 to serve a combined customer base of 800 blue-chip maritime customers and a network of 47,000 maritime suppliers globally.

Jens Poulsen, Marcura Group CEO said: “The combination of Marcura and ShipServ creates an industry-leading vertical software, data, payments and procurement platform focused on the maritime sector.

Both organisations share a foundation based on industry expertise, which will drive our joint product evolution, enhancing value across our customer base.”

Adding, Henrik Hyldahn, CEO of ShipServ said: “Our integration with Marcura will enable our team to increase the long-term strategic value and product differentiation of ShipServ’s e-procurement offerings. By incorporating additional features such as payments, proprietary compliance data, and settlement workflow, we can offer solutions to the industry’s growing need for digitalisation, efficiency, and compliance.”

Source: logisticsmanager.com

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