DeSiloing The Maritime Industry – Notes From The Global Bluetech Summit

Last week SeaAhead's Global Bluetech Summit in New York City brought together high-level stakeholders from around the world to discuss and support innovation at sea. The summit was unique because it welcomed guests from a diverse set of maritime industry segments, all working together to support innovation. A central theme was how to "desilo" - or break apart barriers - … [Read more...]

Study Identifies Key Role of Startups in Maritime’s Digitalization

Maritime startups and connectivity will play a key role in bringing the benefits of digitalization to the shipping and offshore sectors, according to a new study, the conclusions of which were revealed in a report released this week at the London International Shipping Week. The report, titled ‘Trade 2.0: How Startups are driving the next generation of maritime trade’, was … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Hydrofoil Containerships Are Now A Thing (maybe)

https://vimeo.com/358872215 Boundary Layer Technologies is a new startup that wants to build small, fast hydrofoil cargo ships to compete with airplanes in the transport of high value, time-critical cargo. They are a new company that just launched this year but they have already built and operated their first hydrofoil containership! (Well, actually it's really a … [Read more...]