We’re really looking forward to attending Posidonia 2022 in Athens from 6th June. Come and meet some of the MarTrust team on stand 3.213!
Posidonia, the international shipping exhibition, takes place every two years and has long been established as one of the major calendar events of the shipping industry.
Next-generation payment solution playing critical role in protecting seafarers’ payments amidst market of increased sanctions and compliance.
At MarTrust, we are committed to improving crew welfare worldwide. On this subject, Domenico Carlucci, CEO of MarTrust, writes: “Crew welfare is at the core of MarTrust’s purpose. World trade is powered in large part by commercial shipping. And commercial shipping is totally reliant on seafarers. As a result, we believe crews have, and deserve, a special status.”
The MarTrust payment solution can transform the shipping industry’s current outdated system for paying crew salaries, suppliers and reduces the amount of cash on board.
Read both the stories here.
Captain Villavicencio explains how the MarTrust E-Wallet enables him to send funds to crew members at the push of a button, and how it removes seafarers’ need to have to wait until they’re onshore to send money home using expensive remittance services.
George explains how implementing the MarTrust E-Wallet has saved hundreds of thousands of dollars for ABC Maritime, and that it provides the ability for seafarers to instantly receive and send funds at competitive FX rates.
InterManager marked its 30-year anniversary in October. Congratulations to everyone at InterManager, including Secretary-General Capt. Kuba Szymanski, for hitting this milestone!
MarTrust is delighted to support InterManager. We are an Associate Member and we were pleased to take an advert in the magazine.
Richard talks about Seatrade’s experience with MarTrust and how the E-Wallet has helped reduce cash-to-master transactions, boost cash flow, and streamline the payroll process.
Also, how it helps their seafarers and how they’re completely in control of their funds.
Now almost 1.9 million seafarers work in the maritime industry, according to recent data from UCTAD, with 45% of them being officers and 55% being ratings.
The top 5 countries with the most seafarers are the Philippines, Russia, China, India, Indonesia, and Ukraine – which between them account for 48.5% of the world’s mariners.
Next-generation payment solution can transform the shipping industry’s current outdated system for paying crew salaries, suppliers and reduces the amount of cash on board.