The new digital era for shipping

25 February 2020

Maritech unveils initial capabilities of the world’s first fully integrated, digital shipping platform, Sea/.

  • Maritech unveils initial capabilities of Sea/, a suite of digital tools-for-trade
  • Built for shipping professionals by shipping professionals
  • Milestones achieved already with over 4,500 users across 10 markets


LONDON, 10 February 2020: Maritech unveils initial capabilities of the world’s first fully integrated, digital shipping platform, Sea/.

Set to revolutionise the way that shipping professionals work, Sea/ offers charterers, ship owners, operators, traders, analysts, and brokers state-of-the-art tools that digitise workflows, overcome inefficiencies and support with minimising risk.

Sea/ currently has eight live, interoperable modules – which can be used together or separately:

Build intelligence: Sea/net enables users to gather information and market insight, track vessel positions, manage notifications and detect weather patterns to help inform their decisions.

Complete real-time calculations:
Sea/calc allows users to perform complex, real-time distance algorithms to understand time and cost efficiencies for their fixtures.

React to emergencies offshore:
Sea/response is used to coordinate offshore emergency response with extensive commercial, operational, environmental and financial benefits to users.

Communicate securely:
Sea/chat is a purpose-built compliant instant messaging system for web and mobile – allowing all communications associated with a deal to be collated together in a single platform.

View futures pricing: Sea/futures
provides a private dashboard for brokers to share vital live market prices with customers and broader physicals stakeholders.

Streamline documentation:
Sea/contracts is an agile documentation management tool used to make day-to-day efficiencies, reduce legal risk and organise essential contract documentation.

Centralised documentation: Sea/share
provides a single, secure, online repository for any file type, for all parties to share and access.

Monitor and analyse performance:
Sea/gateway provides real-time updates, combining vessel position data with commercial and operational data. It compiles in-depth reports and tracks KPIs to understand performance and inform future decisions.


Each of the modules within the suite is designed to enhance the day-to-day work of shipping professionals, by enabling better informed trading strategies, ensuring stronger collaboration between market participants and providing operational tools for success from within a single platform.


Jeff Woyda, Chairman, Maritech, said: “We are thrilled to introduce this integrated suite; the first phase of digital tools for trade, in the maritime and offshore markets. The Sea/ platform will empower the shipping industry with the intelligence and capabilities it needs to keep up with increasing industry demands and regulation, and future-proof businesses.  The platform is cloud-based and combines a deep understanding of shipping and offshore with state-of-the-art digital technology to improve industry standards and mitigate risk.”