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Infographic: Protecting North Atlantic Right whales

The Government of Canada published an infographic in favour of protecting North Atlantic Right Whales. Whales can be injured or killed when they become entangled in fishing gear. Mainly, the areas on the infographic are based on the latest science and reflect where most of right whales are expected to be foraging.

Wärtsilä’s 10 rules to ensure safety

Wärtsilä conducted its fifth annual global Safety Day on March 14th, 2019. This year theme was Lifesavers, referring to Wärtsilä’s 10 life-saving rules. This Safety day aimed to enhance life-saving rules and called people to act when they see a case that is inconsistent with the ten rules. The life-saving rules apply to all workers and partners involved with Wärtsilä’s operations or visiting its premises.

Infographic: 12 ways to get smarter

The World Economic Forum and Visual Capitalist issued an infographic, illustrating 12 things people can do to fine tune natural capabilities of their brainpower. It is noted that while brainpower is difficult to increase in any meaningful or permanent way, the good news is that it is how people use and harness raw cognitive abilities that really makes the difference.

Infographic: Top 20 of the world’s busiest ports

As trade volumes continue to increase, the world’s busiest ports continue to grow larger and more efficient to meet demand. In just the last four years, the median annual volume of the top 50 ports jumped from 5.49 to 5.86 million TEUs. The World Economic Forum, in cooperation with Visual Capitalist, issued an infographic depicting the world’s busiest ports.

Infographic: Blockchain participants; data offer and value proposition

Partnerships and collaborations among players in the T&L value chain, including competitors, are needed to provide the foundation for the ecosystem. Many collaborations, such as Ocean Alliance and Yang Ming or Modern Terminals and TradeLens highlight the importance of partnership in order to achieve efficient operations.

Infographic: The advantages blockchain provides

Although blockchain poses challenges in the transportation and logistics sector, it also provides benefits. Since 2013, venture capital investors have poured approximately $300 million into startup companies offering blockchain solutions relevant to T&L. 

Infographic: 9 challenges blockchain faces

In September and October 2018, BCG conducted an online survey of global companies in the T&L industry in  order to assess their understanding of blockchain and their progress in adopting the technology. In order to acknowledge the promise of blockchain, T&L stakeholders must collaborate to develop an ecosystem that forges trust and creates mutual benefits across the value chain.

Infographic: 8 solutions to decrease fossil fuel use

World Economic Forum discovered eight areas that are most likely to experience an advancement that result in serious impacts for the energy sector as a whole. Yet, the eight shifts could impact fossil fuel and result to its reduction. Today, due to climate change and the challenges the environment faces it is of a big importance for the industry to find solutions in additional renewables. 

Infographic: The story of Arctic HFO ban so far

Due to the important risks around HFO, the international shipping community banned its use and carriage by ships around Antarctica in 2011. To describe the process of what have been done and what will be done in the future, the Clean Arctic Alliance published an infographic. A ban on HFO in the Arctic was considered in 2013 during the deliberations on the IMO Polar Code.

Infographic: How e-learning benefits productivity

Be Cyber at Sea published an infographic presenting the benefits of e-learning. In today’s society almost everyone is connected and can be benefited from various online courses. These will help them improve their professional skills as well as their personality. According to the infographic, productivity increases by 43% when using a mobile device as a training device in contrast to non-mobile users. 


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