Sofar Ocean Technologies came to shipping as an outsider.

About the Green Seas First Movers report

This story is part of a TradeWinds Business Focus exploring shipping companies that are early adopters across a range of green shipping technologies and fuels.

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Co-founded by chief executive Tim Janssen, an oceanographer by training, the San Francisco technology firm started out with an effort to help close the massive gap in information about the ocean.