If you are on Twitter and work or collaborate with the maritime and logistics sector, you probably already have a list of people that you follow who use this social network to spread valuable ideas and start discussions around them.
Today, most companies understand the importance of social media to be connected with their customers and others brands (even with their competitors) and use their 140 characters platform to provide useful information, as customer assistance channel, and even during a crisis period, give their own version of the facts.
Influercer also play their part due to their authority, knowledge or position, that could have an important role on specific topics.
Here we give you a hint of five influencers we recommend to follow on Twitter to stay up-to-date with news, opinions, analysis, infographics and other fascinating data that hopefully, you will find as interesting as we do.
- Olaf Merk /@o_Merk: Olaf Merk is ports and shipping expert of the International Transport Forum at the OECD. He is also the author of more than fifty OECD publications and a regular contributor to Wall Street Journal Logistics Report, Port Technology International and other industry periodicals and academic journals. Of course, he has a blog: http://shippingtoday.eu/
- KNect365 Maritime/ @KNectMaritime: This twitter account offers updated information about innovation and events in the maritime industry. It also has a website with a sleek and modern design: http://maritime.knect365.com/
- Basil Karatzas/ @BasilKaratzas: Basil Karatzas is the CEO of Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co. he has more than 15 years of experience in the maritime industry. You can see more of his work at https://shippingfinance.wordpress.com
- Sam Chambers/ @SamChambers: Sam is the Editorial Director of Asia Shipping Media, publishers of Splash, SinoShip & Maritime CEO. You can find Sam’s opinions at http://asiashippingmedia.com/ and http://splash247.com/
- Lena Göthberg/@LenaGothberg: Host and producer of the “Shipping Podcast”. Former President of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association, WISTA (Sweden) and active in many of the shipping industry’s networks