the maritime future

When it comes to the maritime & blue domain our specialist division offers world-leading expertise, publications, research, events & consulting

 

 

For those in the know Futurenautics is the ace up their sleeves when it comes to navigating the future successfully.

The Futurenautics publications, whitepapers and research reports – all free-to-access – provide an indispensible resource for thousands in the industry and beyond, contextualising the technology and megatrends reshaping the world for the shipping and maritime industries.

The combination of deep domain knowledge, relationships and expertise alongside a truly global perspective on technology and other megatrends also makes Futurenautics a unique partner. Founded by the world’s leading expert on the maritime and blue domain future our people also have an intimate understanding of the immediate challenges for those leading, financing and transforming shipping and maritime companies.

 

We engage with people in a wide variety of ways, from classic consulting around digital vision and transformation strategies to industry roundtables, ad hoc advice, and have even provided a futurist-in-residence service. A first step is often a 360 degree Blue workshop tailored around your requirements.

Another significant part of our work involves Advisory services such as commercial due diligence for M&A, both for companies operating in the maritime sector and those seeking to enter it.

Salt in our blood

Futurenautics Maritime is led by Roger Adamson, a trained naval architect, co-founder of innovative e-procurement platform Setfair.com, and former Chairman and CEO of Inmarsat subsidiary Rydex.

An expert in maritime technology, satellite connectivity, software and the maritime digital environment Roger spent many years as a strategy consultant working with major maritime and shipping companies and those seeking to enter the market.

As CEO of the maritime business, including the highly-regarded research and intelligence unit, Roger is one of the most well-respected and trusted figures in the industry. He relishes the challenge of helping its digital transformation.

Roger is a frequent international speaker and regularly contributes his significant expertise on a voluntary basis to a variety of maritime industry associations, including serving as Co-Chair of the Global VSAT Forum Maritime Satellite Group.

To learn more about our maritime division click on the categories below, or contact us for a chat.

Publications & Events

Likened to a cross between The Economist and Wired for shipping The Maritime Future magazine from Futurenautics delivers a powerfully strategic analysis of the global megatrends and exponential technologies combining to disrupt the industry. Featuring a mix of interviews and articles, research and opinion the publication has been nominated for numerous awards and is acknowledged as some of the highest-quality writing in the industry.

In addition to the quarterly magazine Futurenautics also publishes a range of in-depth whitepapers and ground-breaking research reports, all available via the publications portal. Visit it now by clicking here.

Research & Intelligence

There’s only one way to be successful in an industry and that’s to listen to it, and when it comes to the maritime and shipping market Futurenautics Research has its ear firmly to the ground.

Recognised for its leading-edge data and interpretation and strategic insight it we occupy a unique position, working both independently and in association with major industry partners, undertaking studies to address gaps in understanding, identify trends and quantify risks and opportunities for shipping and maritime companies, seafarers and stakeholders, and those seeking to enter or evaluate the sector. Find out more

Consulting, Advisory & Facilitation

For those in the know Futurenautics is the ace up their sleeves when it comes to navigating the future successfully. The combination of deep domain knowledge, relationships and expertise alongside a truly global perspective on technology and other megatrends makes Futurenautics a unique partner.

We engage with people in a wide variety of ways, from classic consulting services around digital vision and transformation strategies to senior industry roundtables, 360° Blue workshops and Advisory services such as commercial due diligence for M&A for those within and seeking to enter the industry.
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