The international maritime industry and shipping are undergoing a huge shift: digitalisation, automation, tighter environmental regulations, and changes in service are transforming the sector. The Finnish maritime cluster is embracing these changes wholeheartedly. New solutions are being created in this country of IT experts to meet the demands of the maritime industry, shipping companies and ports. Helsinki plays a key role in bringing all the different actors together.

Breaking Waves 2018 was a unique, for the industry by the industry platform for strengthening the competitiveness of the European Maritime Cluster – this forum is a new way of working together within the industry. The seminar brings together top leaders, maritime experts and lean start-up companies. Breaking Waves is a mixed combination of think tanks, traditional conferencing and innovative start-ups and it is a platform for sharing knowledge and having the continuous industry dialogue.