DO YOU NEED TO
PROTECT YOUR VESSEL?
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR
RELIABLE SECURITY AND BEST PRICE?
HOW THE PLATFORM WORKS
Three steps to finding the best security provider
MAKE A TENDER
Enter transit details and
define what is important
to you (e.g. cost and size
of the protection team).
GET SEVERAL PROPOSALS
Your tender will be sent to
all accredited security Providers
on OCTOPUS. You will shortly
receive best prices.
SELECT YOUR PROVIDER
OCTOPUS makes the
administration of your
Transit easy and takes
care of due diligence.
WHAT OCTOPUS DOES FOR YOU
only vetted PMSCs are on the platform
BE SMART: OCTOPUS is a cost and time effective solution
OCTOPUS offers ship managers the opportunity to book vetted, top tier security services for their transits online.
The platform provides a streamlined service where ship managers can select and hire certified PMSCs of their choice via a private and secure bidding process.
Using OCTOPUS, ship managers can be certain to choose only highly qualified armed guards whilst enjoying the benefit of price transparency.
- free of charge
The three main elements of OCTOPUS
About us Commited to the Hanseatic tradition
Marine Risk & Quality (Gesellschaft für maritime Risikobewertung und Qualitätsbemessung mbH) was founded in 2012 as a subsidiary of Lampe & Schwartze Marine Underwriting with its headquarters in Bremen. On the basis of our traditional mother company, which was founded in 1858, we have many years of experience and a world-wide network in the field of shipping and insurance at our disposal.
As of 2018 ARX Maritime will join MRQ as partner and minority shareholder. ARX Maritime is a dynamic, young and agile maritime technology company based in Edinburgh, U.K. who provides risk prevention technology. ARX Maritime has a strong reputation in the security sector and established trusted relationships with container liners, gas and oil majors and the world’s largest ship operators.