With the festive season approaching the wellbeing of seafarers is something shipping companies should prioritise as it can be a very challenging time for those who are away from family and friends over Christmas, says Alexander Buchmann, managing director of Hanseaticsoft.
Danish shipping giant Maersk has launched its second cohort of start-ups under its OceanPro programme that aims to boost innovation and help strengthen its digital agenda.
Marlink’s high-speed internet services for vessels plying the Northwest Passage and other remote destinations has delivered a major connectivity boost to its expedition cruise clients.
Digitalisation is steering the shipping industry in a new direction, some comforted by the increasing opportunities that it offers and others wary of the uncertainty that comes with it. One country embracing the waves of digitalisation is Japan. Here are five ways Japanese companies are using digital technology to deliver more efficient and safer shipping operations.
Marlink has launched ITLink, a complete portfolio of IT solutions for standardising, simplifying and automating IT operations at sea.
A new survey from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) reveals that internet access for seafarers for personal use onboard ships is more widespread than previously imagined, while the positive benefits associated with this access outweigh the feared safety concerns around the technology.
Ship Data Centre (ShipDC), a wholly owned subsidiary set up by ClassNK, has announced the global launch of IoS-OP (Internet of ships open platform), a platform for data distribution and utilisation under common rules.
AMMITEC, the scientific forum-association established to exchange ideas, experience and professional expertise among the ICT managers in shipping, held its ‘Pita Cutting’ last month in Marina Zeas, Piraeus.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority has put into operation an Internet of Things (IoT) platform to better plan and manage shipping.
Iridium has announced that it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) and has been collaborating with AWS on the development of Iridium CloudConnect, a satellite Cloud-based system for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
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