The International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) announced the world’s first ISO approved drone standards, which will have a huge impact on the development of the drone industry on a global scale.
During Marintec China trade fair in Shanghai, DNV GL inked a cooperation agreement with Guangzhou Shipyard International Company Limited (GSI) to launch a project to enhance welding non-destructive testing (NDT) efficiency through the automatic detection and assessment of radiography testing (RT) digital images.
Hamburg Süd launched its new Remote Container Management (RCM) technology assisting their reefer container shipments, which will help customers keep track of their containers and their deliveries.
The Internet of Things (IoT) plays a crucial role in the shipping industry and the development of digitalization, and is an element of compositional architectures like digital twins, smart cities; Yet, IoT still faces challenges and a feeling of uncertainty.
Carnival Maritime, Thome Ship Management, OSM Maritime Group, Berge Bulk, Executive Ship Management and lastly Wilhelmsen Ship Management, came together for the establishment of Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products project. The above-mentioned early adopters, goal to follow the increasing demands of the additive manufacturing.
As modern marine vessels and offshore units are equipped with various functionalities for structural and machinery health monitoring, efficiency monitoring, and operational performance management and optimization, the collection of data is carried out through sensors and onboard instrumentation in order to analyze data and provide health and condition awareness, operational and crew assistance, and operational optimization. ABS issued an Advisory paper on data quality for marine and offshore applications.
Digital Twins emerged as a technological trend in the shipping industry a while ago, but now the sector acknowledges this technology as a powerful combination of models and data, which represents a giant leap from first efforts at modelling complex systems.
DNV GL’s “Technology Outlook 2030” outlines future technologies and their impact on the shipping industry, focusing on how these technologies will affect various sectors, from the shipping industry to energy or food sectors.
A new shallow water buoy, has been tested from the geoscientists of the University of South Florida (USF). After the examination, the geoscientists resulted that the water buoy can detect small movements and Earth’s seafloor changes, which usually lead to natural hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis or volcanoes.
Japanese shipping company K Line announced the introduction of strict alcohol management onboard its ships, as part of its efforts to ensure safe navigation. The system foresees installment of an alcohol detector linked to a smartphone.
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