Smart devices have the potential to radically transform the utility and value of shipping container equipment assets, according to Drewry’s latest Container Census & Leasing Annual Review & Forecast 2019/20 report.
An Internet of Things (IoT) platform known as SMARTShip, which enables the onboard operation of multiple systems with varying degrees of autonomy, has received type approval certification from ClassNK.
Navis, part of Cargotec Corporation, has announced a strategic cooperation with Loginno, a logistics IoT visionary.
ABS has published the Guide for Smart Functions for Marine Vessels and Offshore Units (Smart Guide) to help marine and offshore owners and operators capitalise on their operational data.
China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has signed a Joint Industry Project with Lloyd’s Register Asia to design a new ‘cyber ship’.
Globalstar has announced the launch of the SmartOne C, its latest product designed to monitor and manage fixed and portable assets, such as shipping containers, via the Internet of Things (IoT).
Rock Seven and Hydrosphere have teamed up on a new system that monitors data and navigation buoys, designed to reduce the maintenance burden and optimise buoy operations.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has announced several new initiatives to improve connectivity in the Port of Singapore, including a new 4G mobile network built in collaboration with M1 Limited.
Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has unveiled its Smart Marine Services Platform, a framework designed to better integrate technology into the DMCA’s scope of work, automate operations, and help the Emirate in its transition to becoming a ‘smart’ city.
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