Chicago-based EagleRail Container Logistics, signed an MoU with the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) to use the former’s autonomous system that deals with the cargo, Bangladesh as part of efforts to improve traffic throughput and ease congestion, aiming towards better port operations.
More than 50 ports and terminals in Latin America, as Terminal Zárate in Argentina, Terminal Puerto Rosario in Argentina, Terminal de Buenaventura in Colombia, Port of Santos in Brasil, Terminal Pacífico Sur Valparaíso in Chile and San Vicente International Terminal in Chile, are currently working with the blockchain-based digital platform developed by IBM and Maersk, TradeLens.
Olivier Wyman forum launched the “Global Cities’ AI Readiness Index” ranking more than 100 countries on their readiness to adopt AI and other technologies, with Singapore winning the first place as the most prepared to adopt AI technologies.
The Bahamas Maritime Authority launched an alert informing of the regulations on using Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) on Bahamian vessels, as the operator has to comply with relevant guidance and instructions on the area when the drone is either registered or flown.
The data analytics duo Yxney Maritime and Grieg Connect are collaborating with the Norwegian NOx Fund to create a data-driven digital solution for automated NOx emissions reporting. Solstad Offshore and ferry operator Fjord1 will also participate in the pilot phase of the project.
Associated British Ports (ABP) calls all British technology companies to overcome any operational challenges in the shipping industry and focus on bringing innovation and digitalization; It collaborates with the Knowledge Transfer Network, to run the EnSiX Challenge Competition, which invites UK businesses to provide innovative solutions to help boost efficiency and sustainability.
The National University of Singapore Engineering collaborated with the Keppel Data Centres Holdings Pte Ltd and Singapore LNG Corporation to develop a technology that can efficiently store and carry cold energy from the Singapore LNG Terminal to various data centres. This solution aims to open the way for more sustainable and compact data centres.
The World Economic Forum collaborates with Aker group, presenting the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Norway (C4IR Norway) aiming to harness advances in technology in protection of the oceans and improve shipping’s environmental footprint.
The University of Maine System Advanced Structures and Composites Center was awarded with three World Records on Oct. 10 for the world’s largest prototype polymer 3D printer, largest solid 3D-printed object, and largest 3D-printed boat.
BIMCO has made two proposals to the IMO, in order to pave the way for easy exchange of port logistic operational data and allow for real-time updates between ship and shore. The two proposals aim to limit the administrative burden for the shipping industry, as well as to ensure better communication between ships, ports, terminals and all other parties involved through the harmonization of the data model used.
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