About Us


The intuitive software company for shipping

We make intuitive software products for ship owners and operators to streamline internal processes, make their businesses more profitable and reduce their carbon footprint. We are the software company with the shipping knowledge that you are looking for


We build bespoke software products to meet your needs. Our flexibility means we can build anything: from heavy-duty data management tools to sleek user interfaces and phone apps

We offer subscription web apps for vessel chartering and operations. All our products have robust APIs and we are here to do the integration for you. For more information on our subscription apps ‘Cargo Match’ and ‘Ship Performance’ please click here


We have extensive experience in the shipping industry, from chartering to operations, dry bulk to LPG, spot trading to long term TC to pools. We work to understand our clients and their needs. Most importantly, we combine knowledge of technology and first-hand experience in shipping

Meet the team

Alexander Donger

Alex, a graduate from Cambridge University, worked for various ship owners before establishing Wine Dark Sea. He is an experienced user of existing software products in shipping, and knows how difficult they can be to use. His mission is to deliver intuitive and modern tools for the shipping industry

Anders Quistgaard

Anders is our Cofounder and CTO. He has spent years working in the Copenhagen tech industry as a full stack developer, specialising in developing web-based enterprise-grade software products. He enjoys the process of solving real world problems and delivering measurable savings and value to our clients