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Introducing new Maritech CEO Peter Schrøder


We are delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Schrøder as CEO of Maritech as of 19 April 2022.

Peter has a wealth of experience spanning more than 20 years in the technology world across a wide variety of industries including telecoms, gaming, publishing and, most recently, shipping. His role as Chief Digital Officer of Maersk Tankers yielded numerous innovations including the creation of ZeroNorth the vessel optimisation platform, the launch of VesselTruth and the cooperation with CargoMetrics to develop data-driven, evidence-based chartering and fleet allocation signals.

Maritech's journey so far developing tools-for-trade for the maritime and offshore industry, has been achieved through the combined efforts of the entire pioneering team that has been building and commercialising the Sea/ suite of products. It is a great and exciting time to now bring Peter in as CEO to further develop and deliver on the opportunity.

Peter Schrøder, incoming CEO of Maritech, commented:

“I am excited to have been offered this role. Maritech has a tremendous opportunity before it as it is uniquely positioned in the market for digital pre-fixture analysis and at-fixture execution. It enables better decisions for charterers, brokers and owners through the Sea/ platform and, together with the exceptional team at Maritech, I look forward to executing and delivering on the potential we see for the business.”

Jeff Woyda, Chairman of Maritech added: “I am delighted that Peter is joining as CEO of Maritech. His skills and experience will enable us to move the Sea/ platform forward as our product roll-out and client base increases. I thoroughly look forward to working with him.”

Additional information

About Clarkson PLC

Clarkson PLC is the world’s leading provider of integrated services and investment banking capabilities to the shipping and offshore markets, facilitating global trade.

Founded in 1852, Clarksons offers its diverse and growing client base an unrivalled range of shipbroking services, sector research, on-hand logistical support and full investment banking capabilities in all key shipping and offshore sectors. Clarksons continues to drive innovation across its business, developing digital solutions which underpin the Group’s unrivalled expertise and knowledge with leading technology.

The Group employs over 1,600 people in 52 different offices across its four divisions and is number one or two in all its market segments.

The Company has delivered 19 years of consecutive dividend growth. The highly cash-generative nature of the business, supported by a strong balance sheet, has enabled Clarksons to continue to invest to position the business to capitalise on opportunities in its markets.

Clarksons is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker CKN and is a member of the FTSE 250 Index.

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About Sea/

Sea/ is a suite of digital tools-for-trade for the maritime industry which enhance the way shipping professionals work. The Sea/ platform enables charterers, brokers and owners to make informed decisions and manage freight transactions from start to finish by digitising workflows. In doing so, it helps all involved to realise efficiencies and unlock commercial opportunities. This is smarter shipping.