Frank Coles


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Frank Coles is the CEO of ship management company Wallem and the former CEO of marine technology company Transas.

Op-Ed: Getting Ahead of the Curve

Published Mar 26, 2020 6:12 PM by Frank Coles

Posted in: Shipping

In a few short months, the mayhem wrought by coronavirus has changed the world. Our response to the epidemic (more than the virus...

Human Element is Key to the Digital Formula

Published Dec 4, 2017 8:58 PM by Frank Coles

Posted in: Maritime

In all the excitement surrounding the digitalisation of shipping it is easy to overlook the human element. Failing to appreciate a...

Disruption is Coming to the Shipping Industry

Published Aug 13, 2017 7:05 PM by Frank Coles

Posted in: Business

As I sit at my desk, I find myself shaking my head asking myself why so many in maritime do not “get it.” I can o...

The New World of the Seafarer

Published Jun 23, 2017 5:16 PM by Frank Coles

Posted in: Maritime

On this day of recognition, I would like to celebrate the women and men who commit their careers and their lives to being at sea f...

The True Implications of the Technology Revolution

Published Mar 7, 2017 5:56 PM by Frank Coles

Posted in: Maritime

We are faced with the perfect storm in the next few years. Many will conclude it is all the fault of President Trump, but in fact...

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