Dr. Christopher Saarnak is a chief adviser at the Danish Maritime Authority in the field of e-Navigation. Since 2015, he has been the project coordinator and manager for the 11.5 mio. Eur. project initiative EfficienSea2. The project has through global collaboration, use of open-source software and an explicit aim for harmonization and standardization developed a first generation of coherent e-Navigation solutions. At the core has been the Maritime Connectivity Platform (MCP), a novel communication framework that enables efficient, secure and reliable information exchange in and around the maritime sector.