Cargotec works with 7 start-ups to solve maritime industry inefficiencies
HELSINKI based Cargotec, a cargo-handling equipment maker, is working together on joint projects with seven start-up companies as a result of the Rainmaking Trade & Transport Impact Programme
HELSINKI based Cargotec, a cargo-handling equipment maker, is working together on joint projects with seven start-up companies as a result of the Rainmaking Trade & Transport Impact Programme.
This initiative, a leading collaboration platform for start-ups in the maritime sector, is intended to address the largest challenges in maritime, cargo transport and logistics.
'I genuinely believe these projects have the potential to solve important inefficiencies in our industry,' said Cargotec emerging digital business head Tero Hottinen.
'When we joined the Rainmaking programme, our goal was to find partners with whom we could make an impact in the short-term. A lot of work has been done to get to this point, but what we have found is exactly what we aimed for, several great opportunities to impact international cargo flow together.'
Cargotec unit Kalmar is collaborating with Arundo Analytics, Cogniac and Predictronics to develop a service offering.
Cargotec unit MacGregor will partner with Arundo Analytics, Geollect, Intelligent Cargo Systems and NauticAI to worked on, ranging from proactive, predictive maintenance to projects like smartly guided lashings, feasibility tested spot cargo scoutings and safer mooring.
Navis is cooperating with Loginno, a logistics IoT visionary. One concrete example of this cooperation will be joint involvement in the Contopia competition, an initiative aimed towards shipping companies looking to connect their containers to IoT producing real-time data.