Berlin-based maritime software firm Kaiko Systems has raised €2m ($2m) in seed financing from German shipping investors including Schoeller Holdings, Clasen Rickmers and Justus Kniffka.

The company which helps shipping companies to digitise onboard operations said it will use the capital infusion to grow its team, advance its software and expand into new geographies

Since launching its product in 2021, Kaiko Systems has won customers including Schoeller group’s Columbia Shipmanagement, Marlow Navigation, USC Barnkrug, CTM and The Asian Spirit Steamship Company.