MARCOD, with its 260 members, is an independent maritime centre supporting the development of small and medium-sized maritime organisations in Business Region North Denmark. MARCOD is a specialised maritime centre with extensive knowledge of both the maritime industry and its operators in Denmark and abroad. MARCOD was founded in 2010 and is a non-profit organisation supported by public and private funds. MARCOD is organised as a foundation with its main office located in Frederikshavn. We also have an additional satellite office located at the port of Aalborg. The centre has eight employees and is Silver Label certified by the European Cluster Excellence Initiative (ECEI). MARCOD's services include network development, maritime business development, research and knowledge sharing, qualified labour and branding. Moreover, MARCOD hosts a maritime trainee programme as well as business development programmes for SMEs (Scale-up Denmark) and start-ups (Maritime Stars).