Accelerating World Port Innovation

Mare Straetmans leads the world’s only maritime technology incubator, PortXL. He joins Bryan and Shay with his view of the state of maritime innovation and the role of startups in world ports.

PortXL is the first World Port Accelerator and unique in its kind. We partner with leading companies, organizations and individuals around the globe, from Singapore, Houston to Piraeus. Our aim is to accelerate innovative companies in ports worldwide.

Located in Rotterdam; the city known for a pioneering spirit of generations of entrepreneurs and innovators. The spirit of boundless ambition has shaped the city and its port.