James Caldwell

James is a shipping and ports SME with 25 years of front-line industry, transport consultancy and technology experience, with an extensive background in the refrigerated trades, both leading the containerised reefer trade for a major carrier and working on multiple advisory briefs for ports in Europe and the Americas dominated by perishable cargo. Previous senior roles include leading digital commercial offerings for a major global operator, maritime transport advisory and other industry technology initiatives, with a strong background in the container shipping industry, starting country organizations’ and developing trade and market segments. With an endless fascination with this industry across the globe, coupled with a deep understanding of global trade, commodities, transport, and technology value, enhanced by an international background and broad geographical market and project experience, living, and working, across Europe, and Latin America.