During the SAFETY4SEA Hamburg Forum, Mathias Karlsson, Researcher, RISE Viktoria, talked about Port Collaborative Decision Making and how digitalization can improve operations at ports. PortCDM aims to improve efficiency and effectiveness of activities in any port by providing a framework for data sharing and enhanced collaboration, thus making their operations more efficient.
Port of Zeebrugge is going to invest in a superfast 5G network. The network may begin operations this year, but according to the authority of the port, it will be the accelerator and a major factor for innovation in and around the port.
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K LINE), Mitsui O.S.K Lines, Ltd. (MOL), and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) have started sharing of operational data acquired from the monitoring system installed in their container ships with their charter, Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE), through the IoS-Open Platform (IoS-OP) promoted by Ship Data Center Ltd. (ShipDC).
Hapag Lloyd announced that they will use a fleet planning software to improve their fleet managing operations and make the workflows between the voyage control and execution easier to manage, improving the operations not only for the company, but for the customers as well.
Inmarsat launched a new guide on information and communication technology (ICT), which is a crucial part of today’s shipping industry affecting the safety, efficiency and environmental sectors of a ship’s performance.
K Line, Japan’s shipping major, has jointly agreed with Hiroshima University, the National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology and Marubeni Corporation to work on the research and analysis of maritime logistics and shipping market conditions using artificial intelligence (AI).
Drewry in cooperation with CyberLogitec launched a white paper stating that online platforms that enable shipping lines and their customers to communicate better, could enhance vessel utilisation vessels and decrease freight rate volatility.
The Port of Rotterdam launched an application that enables shippers and freight forwarders to locate their containers at any given time and is a more user-friendly way of collecting information from all kinds of sources.
SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that The North of England P&I Club has received the 2019 SAFETY4SEA Initiative Award at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on October the 1st at Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the SAFETY4SEA Conference.
Rivertrace announced that it has created a new, web-based software system for the automatic collation of MARPOL oily water discharge data. The software system interprets, and records oily water discharge data received from Rivertrace’s Oil Record Book Bilge Overboard Security System monitoring equipment.
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