Columbus is a cloud based procurement platform for ship Managers and Suppliers.
Ship Managers use Columbus to find suitable suppliers for their needs, achieve cost savings and optimise their purchasing operations.
Suppliers use Columbus to increase online exposure and optimise work-flows in order to grow their business by receiving orders from trustworthy buyers in a simple and efficient way.
Sign up for your free 90 day trial on Columbus through a simple and
a. Sign up
b. Activate your account
c. Start trading
Within Columbus you are able to manage your quotes, RFQs, purchase orders, invoices on your phone, tablet or desktop.
If you have any questions or if you need any assistance our staff will be ready to take action. Columbus support includes training as well as help with product set up.
No. You don't have to install any server-side products, maintain backups, or monitor performance - this is all provided by us.
Columbus integrates with hundreds of apps and integrations pre-constructed. In addition, through our developer API, you can build almost anything you want on top of the Columbus platform
Marinus is a London-based company focused on providing the global shipping community
with best practices and technology in the 21st century. Our product is Columbus, a
revolutionary tool that provides ship managers and suppliers with significant
financial and cost benefits. For successful integration, Columbus uses Machine
Learning to stay ahead and uses a 2-way rest layer.
You can easily manage your quotes, RFQs, purchase orders, invoices and more via browser on your phone, tablet or desktop with Columbus.
No. Marinus does not act as an intermediary for the payment of orders nor handles funds related to purchase orders. The buyers pay directly to the suppliers.
Marinus provides maritime professionals with an online procurement platform that
offers its users new opportunities while optimising their daily operations. Working
more efficiently and increasing per FTE productivity. Respond faster to the needs of
the market and optimise workflows so that you can focus on what matters most–the
Innovation through outcome and business needs for more sustainable goods, works and services. Columbus encourages local procurement, minority enterprises, and SMEs to work efficiently while reducing fixed costs and overhead.
No. You are the owner of your data.
No. We don't use Google Analytics or any third-party tools to track our users on the website or the platform. We value your privacy
In addition to legal/regulatory obligations (invoices / tax ), we only keep data for Columbus use. Please contact support if you want your data to be anonymised or deleted.