Alumni Feature: Green Sea Guard – Dangerous Gas Detection & Analysis

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A double interview with Anita Bradshaw, CEO of Green Sea Guard and Andre van der Zwaan, Account Manager for Green Sea Guard & Managing Partner at KuneVerda  Baywatch, but with Green Suits Green Sea Guard does remote emission telemetry for ships – putting an industrial quality analyser onboard the ship – taking samples of the exhaust as the ship sails …

Alumni Feature: CargoLedger – Empowering trust with blockchain

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In an evolving global maritime landscape where companies are jumping onto the digitalisation bandwagon, most people are familiar with the use of blockchain to decentralise documentation for shipping and supply chain. However, besides shipping documentation, blockchain has many other applications across the maritime, supply chain, oil and gas, and energy industries. This is where CargoLedger B.V. comes in. With a …

Antwerp Program Feature: XETAL – Non-Invasive Behavioural Monitoring

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An interview with Francesco Pessolano, co-founder of XETAL My name is Francesco Pessolano and I am one of the co-founders of XETAL. My background is electrical engineering, I have obtained an honours degree in Italy, a PhD in England and an MBA in Rotterdam – so a bit of a mix. I’ve been working mostly in the semiconductors technology industry …

Alumni Feature: Ionada – Scrubbing Sulphur

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A double interview with Edoardo Panziera, CEO & Russell Maduro, Engineer at Ionada The encroaching sulphur cap The bunker fuel supply and availability landscape is set to change when IMO’s global 0.5% fuel sulphur content cap regulation is enforced from 2020. To comply with the new regulation, shipowners have a few options to choose from, and one of those are …

Antwerp Program Feature: SEAFAR – Driving Unmanned Barge Innovation

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An interview with Louis-Robert Cool, Founder of Seafar Seafar develops technology to operate and manage unmanned barges and small vessels. We are based in Antwerp and our team is specialized in maritime robotics and software, with a strong focus on operational efficiency. We all share the same motivation, a passion for the maritime industry and introducing new technologies. Together with …

Alumni Feature: WhaleWashing, The Car Wash For Ships

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An interview with Stefano Peruzzi, Co-Founder of WhaleWashing Cleaning large vessels is an arduous and time-consuming task. On each voyage the hull accumulates significant amounts of fouling, barnacles and encrustations. In tropical waters the problem is amplified due to the higher presence of organisms that attach themselves to ships. Fouling: A Major Pain Point For Vessels Fouling creates extra friction …

Alumni Feature: Threatspan

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Every new technology solves problems but, if not properly maintained, also comes at an inherent risk that can grow over time. This is why the maritime mentality of building a vessel to last decades with occasional maintenance is not compatible with the fast-paced changes occurring in IT. As experts in cyber security and managing cyber risk, this is where Threatspan comes in to …