startups


Thursday, February 17, 2022
ELECTRA foiling ferry
Environment

California Startup Inches Closer To Building A Fast Electric Foiling Ferry

With much of the world’s ferry fleet in need of renewal and increasing regulatory pressure to cut emissions, operators are seeking alternatives without

February 17, 2022
Total Views: 1990

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California
Shipping

Supply Chain Startup Project44 Raises Funds at $2.4 Billion Valuation

By Gillian Tan (Bloomberg) — Project44, a startup that enables the world’s largest companies to track shipments across the global supply chain,

January 11, 2022
Total Views: 1029

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
maersk-triple-e-class-bow
Environment

Maersk And Buffett Invest In Waste-Fuel Startup

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) – A.P. Moller-Maersk has agreed to buy a minority stake in a green-fuel startup backed by Warren Buffett, as the

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 1949

Monday, June 21, 2021
shipping-containers-konrad
Maritime News

Container Tracking Startup Raises $240m From Softbank

In 2019 the ocean logistics unicorn Flexport secured $1 Billion in Funding Led by Japan’s SoftBank Vision Fund, now the legendary startup bank has

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 2387

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Press Releases

Icelandic maritime start-up Hefring ehf. completes an investment round with the New Business Venture Fund, Innoport and TechNexus.

Press Release – Icelandic maritime start-up Hefring ehf. has successfully closed a financing round led by the New Business Venture Fund, an Icelandic

April 29, 2021
Total Views: 590

Friday, February 5, 2021
Shipping

CMA CGM to Expand U.S. Headquarters and Launch Start-Up Incubator in Virginia

French shipping group CMA CGM has announced plans to expand its U.S. headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia and launch a new startup incubator that will focus on

February 5, 2021
Total Views: 3469

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
u.s. china trade war
Blog

China’s Maritime One Belt Road Goes Digital As US Navy Spends Billions On Weapon Technology

by Captain John Konrad V (gCaptain) The stock of China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMSE – SHA) climbed higher after the release of the

October 13, 2020
Total Views: 260

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Blog

Op-Ed: The Popular Mechanics Of Maritime Innovation

by John Konrad (gCaptain) During a popular maritime innovation event today the Chief Innovation Officer of a major shipping company painted an enthusiastic

September 30, 2020
Total Views: 140

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Geollect Dashboard
Defense

COVID-19: Maritime Tech Startups Provide First Response In Global Pandemic Efforts

In recent months organizations like the Royal Navy, maritime heavyweights like IGP&I, the  US Department of Transportation’s Volpe Center, among

August 18, 2020
Total Views: 79

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
portXL 2020 winners
Interesting

Rotterdam Selects Top Innovation Startups

By John Konrad and Mitja Caboni (Rotterdam) This week gCaptain was on hand at the prestigious startup accelerator PortXL where the storm Ciara ravaged The

February 12, 2020
Total Views: 152

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Matt Heider is CEO of Nautilus Labs
Blog

Nautilus Labs Interview – How Does A Small Maritime Startup Raise $11M?

This week we had the pleasure to interview Matt Heider, CEO of the fast growing startup Nautilus Labs.   Nautilus is building artificial intelligence

October 31, 2019
Total Views: 183

Sunday, October 13, 2019
bluetech-summit-sea-ahead-nyc
Finance

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

October 13, 2019
Total Views: 46

Monday, September 16, 2019
SeaAhead Boston
Blog

Sea Ahead Interview – Have Maritime Startups Finally Reached A Tipping Point?

I recently wrote a Boston Globe cover story about the maritime startup ecosystem and had the opportunity to sit down and talk with, Mark

September 16, 2019
Total Views: 122

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Maritime News

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

September 11, 2019
Total Views: 47

Sunday, August 18, 2019
Blog

VIDEO: Hydrofoil Containerships Are Now A Thing (maybe)

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,

August 18, 2019
Total Views: 2291

Monday, July 22, 2019
Vinik Marine Tugboat Dorothy Elizabeth
Blog

Vinik Marine: Interview With A Different Kind Of Maritime Startup

by John Konrad (gCaptain) gCaptain believes the future of our industry will be shaped by startups… but few realize that important new maritime startups

July 22, 2019
Total Views: 430

Monday, July 1, 2019
Blog

When, Where, And How Technology Will Disrupt Shipping

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) According to the World Bank, no other industry has pulled more people out of poverty worldwide. And if the world’s ships

July 1, 2019
Total Views: 6

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Blog

Hong Kong Joins The Maritime Startup Revolution

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Last week we asked the gCaptain community Are Maritime Startups Ready To Accelerate Change? and shared a handful of new

June 27, 2019
Total Views: 20

Thursday, June 13, 2019
startup whiteboard
Blog

Are Maritime Startups Ready To Accelerate Change?

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Next week Marine Money is launching a maritime startup accelerator program in New York City. But what is an accelerator, and

June 13, 2019
Total Views: 88

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
norshipping-bluetech
Blog

Editorial: Clusters For ONE Blue Ocean Economy

Editorial by Joshua Berger (Washington Maritime Blue) “There is just ONE Ocean”, Sir Peter Thompson, the UN’s Special Envoy to the Ocean reflected at

June 11, 2019
Total Views: 10