Swiss Ocean Tech





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Swiss Ocean Tech, established in 2020 by a team of experts, is a Swiss-based company dedicated to advancing maritime safety. Specializing exclusively in the maritime industry, our diverse team brings expertise in sailing, navigation, electrical engineering, mechatronics, and communications. With a commitment to safeguarding sailor, ship, and sea, our flagship solution, AnchorGuardian, utilizes patented technology to autonomously detect anchor drift in real-time, providing real-time notifications and alarms to prevent potential harm to vessels, crews, and the environment. 

Home to AnchorGuardian, Swiss Ocean Tech collaborates with prominent research and technology organizations throughout Europe, ensuring safety in anchoring. Renowned for innovation, Swiss Ocean Tech garnered acclaim in 2023, earning a Special Mention at the DAME Design Awards, winning the Ocean Exchange Port Award valued at $100,000, securing the Hamburg Innovation World Cup Award, and achieving finalist positions at the Monaco Smart Yacht Rendezvous and the Ocean Awards. In 2021, Swiss Ocean Tech also clinched the Industrials & Engineering Silver Award in Switzerland’s premier start-up competition with

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Meet Nilo – Our Zen Master and Sounding Board

What attracted you to Swiss Ocean Tech? It all happened pretty much organically.  Being part of Thomas Frizlen’s family, I just seamlessly became the...

Superyacht Captain Camilla Rothe Tests AnchorGuardian In The Summer Of 2023

Captain Camilla Rothe Provides Answers About Her Pilot Study With AnchorGuardian. Camilla Rothe, Captain of the 37m superyacht Audrey1 since 2022...

Swiss Ocean Tech wins “Special Mention” at the DAME Design Awards during METSTRADE

Swiss Ocean Tech with its AnchorGuardian solution wins a “Special Mention” at the DAME Design Awards  Description of the DAME Awards: The...

New AnchorGuardian Website Launched Today!

You will find all of the following topics plus much more as we grow and evolve: AnchorGuardian ...

Swiss Ocean Tech Wins the INNOVATION WORLD CUP® in the Mobility category at Hannover Messe

Swiss Ocean Tech wins with their AnchorGuardian® solution the 14th Innovation World Cup® at Hannover Messe, the world’s leading fair in...

Swiss Ocean Tech is finalist at the Monaco Smart Yacht “Innovation Award” competition

Swiss Ocean Tech with their AnchorGuardian® solution is one of 3 top finalists for the Monaco Smart Yacht Innovation Award competition The Swiss...

Anchor Chains Break…But that doesn’t mean our vessels have to as well

When the superyacht Nakoa broke loose from its moorings Feb. 19, the crew could not react fast enough to thwart disaster. Now Nakoa lies at the bottom...

It is a special day – we have a birthday to celebrate

Happy Birthday Swiss Ocean Tech!You just made it to 3 and we couldn’t be prouder. We figure the best way to celebrate is by drawing attention to...

Meet Thomas Burch – Founder Interview Series 6/6

January 26, 2023  “My whole career has been focused on fusing bright ideas from brilliant people to create world-class technologies.” says Thomas...

Swiss Ocean Tech closes Pre-Series A Financing Round of CHF1’500’000

Bremgarten, 18 October 2022 – Swiss Ocean Tech, the Swiss start-up bringing safety to anchoring, successfully closed its Pre-Series A financing round...

Meet Suzy Chisholm – Founder Interview Series 5/6

“There is something soothing about being next to open water. I am always drawn to it, no matter where I go. I’ll sit down along the shoreline and look...

Swiss Ocean Tech & SAIM Marine of the SAIM Group Announce Their Strategic Partnership Today

Bremgarten & Milano, September 28, 2022:  Swiss Ocean Tech (SOC), a start-up bringing safe anchoring to sailor, ship and sea and SAIM Marine...

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