Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) has announced that its blockchain platform built in partnership with Oracle, Microsoft, AntChain and Alibaba Cloud has officially gone live to accelerate digital transformation in the global trade sector.
Norwegian software provider BASS has launched BASSnet 2.11, a next generation fleet management system designed to streamline operational and environmental processes.
SES has announced Microsoft as the first cloud provider customer for its next-generation medium earth orbit (MEO) system - O3b mPOWER.
Hanseaticsoft has integrated Microsoft’s Power BI into its fleet management system, Cloud Fleet Manager (CFM), to offer customers enhanced insights into their operational data and drive a data culture across the organisation to improve business decision making.
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.
Microsoft is supporting the development of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve fuel efficiency on ships with a US $11 million in Series A funding for Nautilus Labs.
Dubai-based Elcome International has introduced a new field service management concept harnessing technologies like mixed reality, artificial intelligence (AI), holographic computing, Cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT), collaborative databases and knowledge-based software tools to create a new data-driven ship services model.
A.P. Møller-Maersk has confirmed that it has begun using a new blockchain platform for marine hull insurance called Insurwave, having acted as the pilot client for the system built by a joint venture between EY and Guardtime.
Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced a partnership with Microsoft to apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) research to improve network operations and achieve efficiencies within the shipping industry, with more than 200 AI developers expected to be trained by the project over the next 12 months.
Japanese marine power and control systems company JRCS has partnered with Microsoft Japan to test how Microsoft’s HoloLens MR (mixed reality) headset and AI services on its Azure cloud platform could be applied to the creation of remote training and remote maintenance solutions, with the two companies also set to collaborate on creating a new digital platform to support self-navigating vessels.
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