Technological innovation in the shipping domain has historically focused on the needs of the maritime industry’s end-users, with little attention given to the customers (charterers), according to Jochem Donkers, Maritime Technology Specialist and Principal Consultant at Skysail Advisors and Doncqueurs. In this article, Donkers explores how this is changing and provides examples of digital innovations that are relevant for commodity traders and producers.
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