Software is eating the world and there is a huge opportunity for disruption in the Shipping, Ports and Logistics industries. Join 100+ participants (developers, business people, designers, domain experts, lawyers) for 48 hours of building prototypes, rapid fire market validation and business model invention.

Ports America, the Port Authority of NY/NJ, Mærsk Line, Red Sea Gateway Terminal, INTTRA, Qunitiq, DAMCO, Cisco Dev, Microsoft Azure and FMS Logistics are backing the event. The event is powered by Rainmaking Innovation. Thanks to Galvanize and Blender Workspace for proving our home for he weekend!

The winning team will receive a cash prize of $5,000 and direct access to key sponsor executives to explore further opportunities.

All food and drink are covered for a weekend of hacking. Just bring your laptop!


Sponsors and Partners include:


All team participants must be registered on Eventbrite. Suggested team sizes are at least 4 or 5 people. All participants must be registered to Devpost. 

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$6,200 in prizes

$5000 Cash Prize



Meraki route (MR33 access point) with a 3 year license

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

All hackathon participants must register for a ticket in advance through Eventbrite. 


Patrick Foye

Patrick Foye
Executive Director, Port Authority of NY, NJ

Peter Ford

Peter Ford
Chief Strategy Officer, Ports America

Anneli Bartholdy

Anneli Bartholdy
Innovation Portfolio manager, Maersk Maritime Technology

Soren Hansen

Soren Hansen
Managing Director, Red Sea Gateway Terminal

Judging Criteria

  • Business Potential
    What's the $$$ potential?
  • Quality of Demo
    Build a MVP. We are not looking for just power points. customer and tech
  • Applicability for Pilot Program
    ideally, a hack from this weekend will have potential for a pilot program

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