About us

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We support our clients to operate their vessels in an ideal manner through vessel performance analytics. Improving efficiency through digitalization is our primary focus area. Our contribution is the analysis of large datasets to make the vessel's actual performance measurable and comparable, generating savings on the bottom-line.

The company Idealship GmbH emerged from the people and the knowledge of Ideas & Engineering Marioth, successfully consulting major ship operators since 2014. With this origin we have a wide experience in the field of Vessel Performance Analystics. Our office is situated in Itzehoe, close to Hamburg.

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Recent Projects

Performance system

Performance system implementation

We helped our client in the implementation of a new vessel performance analysis system.

Tanker fleet

Financial distribution

We designed a system to distribute earnings relative to the vessels performance.


Performance model generation

We generated and reviewed performance models (main engine, hull, weather, etc.)

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Tanker deck

KPI scheme

To improve the energy efficiency onboard we designed and implemented a KPI scheme.

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Retrofit benefit tracking

We tracked the savings due to retrofits for a large fleet.

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Container ship

Deployment coordinator

We built a tool to manage planning of retrofits.

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Consultancy management system

We built our own software to manage our consultancy.

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and more...

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Our Competences

Custom analysis

Already existing data usually hides a lot of valuable insights. Revealing these requires deep knowledge in statistics and know-how of the right software tools. We offer both.

Process optimization

We have seen many cases where regular tasks are performed in manual and costly processes. We help you to constitute and implement well-defined processes.

Management reports and scorecards

We assist our clients to keep track of how their assets are operated through lean and transparent management reports. Further to this efficiency improvements can be derived through a well defined scorecard process.

Tool development

With individual, smaller or larger, software tools many tasks can be done better and faster. We have the knowledge to build the optimal tool for you.

Naval Architecture

With our naval architecture background we know about what we are talking and understand the origin of the data we analyse.

Ship modelling

Performance analysis is based on models and baselines. We know how to create and calibrate them.

Our Team


Educated as a Naval Architect (Dipl-Ing.) at Hamburg University of Technology Richard, started his carrer as a Vessel Performance Supervisor and Analyst at the A.P. Møller Maersk Group in 2012. In July 2014 he founded his engineering company Ideas & Engineering Marioth in Itzehoe, Germany through which he supported major ship operators with professional Vessel Performance consultancy. In July 2018 the company was renamed to Idealship GmbH.

Richard keeps track of the big picture. He is specialized in efficient vessel operation and how to measure it. With his expertise he conducts professional vessel performance analytics and through his innovative mindset problems are solved with excellence.

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Dipl.-Ing. Richard Marioth

Founder and Naval Architect

Hauke studied mathematics, economics and politcal science at Kiel University. After finishing his studies he worked as a researcher in the field of convex geometry. In 2016 he got his PhD in mathematics. Before joining Idealship he gained experience in the financial and in the energy industry, always focused on getting the most out of the data.

Hauke is an experienced data scientist. He relies on his wide mathematical knowledge and his know-how of several programming environments. His elaborate analysis supports the client's needs. As a trained mathematician Hauke always takes care of the necessary level of detail.

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Dr. Hauke Dirksen

Data Scientist and Mathematician



Idealship GmbH
Fraunhofer Strasse 3
25524 Itzehoe

phone: +49 4821 1783 688