BSM, Mitsui, and Maersk among the world’s most innovative shipping companies

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, Mitsui OSK Lines, and Maersk named in the Thetius 150 list of the maritime industry’s most innovative organisations

A new report by maritime innovation agency Thetius was released today, naming Bernhard Schulte, Maersk, and Mitsui OSK Lines as some of the world’s most innovative shipping companies.

The Thetius 150 aims to showcase the most innovative organisations across the maritime industry. From over 2,700 candidate organisations that are developing new technologies for the industry, Thetius has produced a definitive list of the 150 that are having the biggest impact.

The Thetius Maritime 150 list is split into four sections:

The top 50 most innovative startups and scaleups

The top 50 most innovative small and medium sized businesses

The top 30 most innovative corporates

The top 20 most innovative government and not for profit bodies

“Our aim is to showcase the work of the organisations around the world that are pushing the industry forward, whether they are suppliers or customers, big or small, venture-funded or bootstrapped, commercial or not for profit,” said Nick Chubb, Managing Director of Thetius, “To make the list we produced a data-driven ranking system based on thousands of product announcements, startup investments, partnerships, acquisitions, grant funding and contract awards captured by the Thetius Intelligence platform.”

Other key insights from the Thetius 150 list include:

Alternative fuels, autonomous systems, and vessel performance systems are breakout technology trends for 2022

Classification societies are becoming a key driver in the adoption of new technologies across the industry and dominate the corporate list

Elon Musk’s satellite provider Starlink has proven itself to be a serious disruptor in the maritime connectivity market

Cargo owners including Ikea, Amazon and Unilever are taking a proactive role in the development of zero-emission vessels through the newly established not-for-profit body coZEV

Source: Thetius


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