Over the last few months, the topic of smart shipping and the various purposes of maritime IoT has been receiving increased media attention. A key point to remember is these terms mean different things to different people within the shipping ecosystem, writes Joshua Flood, senior research consultant at Valour Consultancy.
Taiwan Navigation has completed successful trials of Japan Radio Company’s (JRC’s) Smart Ship Viewer (SSV) bridge solution onboard its Handymax bulk carrier Tai Splendor.
As events unfolded in The Suez last month, the industry divided into those who had full visibility of their containers - on the Ever Given or stuck in the queue of some 400 vessels- and those who didn’t, writes Robert Koldys, VP marketing & business development at Telecom26.
One thing is certain within the maritime industry, smart shipping has arrived. However, what most people will think is “what is smart shipping?" Joshua Flood, senior research consultant at Valour Consultancy explains.
KVH Industries has announced that remote vessel and voyage management platform Smart Ship Hub is now a KVH Watch Solution Partner.
marineworks, a maritime ICT company, has announced that "HMM's twelve 24,000TEU ultra-large container ships have successfully loaded marineworks’ smart ship solution. The solution will also be installed in the 16,000 TEU ultra-large container ships to be delivered in 2021.
A roadmap for the development of smart and autonomous sea transport systems has been unveiled.
DNV GL has launched a new chapter to its rules for ship classification: Digital Features. The new feature will help the industry with the uptake of systems and solutions that are designed to help vessels transform into sophisticated sensor hubs.
KSS Line has signed an agreement with Hyundai Global Services (HGS) to take delivery of its Smart Ship and Satellite Communications package, which is supported by Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress and digital solution Fleet Connect.
As researchers deepen their understanding of autonomous and remote vessel operations, a new breed of smart ship systems combining simulation capability and artificial intelligence is emerging.
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