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Canada to apply AI on supply chains

Nulogy, a provider of agile supply chain solutions, along with the Government of Canada’s program, launched a collaborative government-sponsored and industry-led initiative, aiming to make Canada an international leader in the field of artificial intelligence applied to supply chains.

Smart Sound Plymouth to advance next-gen marine technologies

The Marine Business Technology Centre launched Smart Sound Plymouth. This is a proving area for designing, testing and developing cutting edge products and services for the advanced marine sector. Smart Sound Plymouth is the first of its kind in the country with a wealth of assets to offer businesses.

Hapag Lloyd orders record number on reefers

As Hapag Lloyd reported, it placed a record-breaking order for ‘reefers’, also known as refrigerated containers. The production of 970 20-foot containers and 12,450 40-foot containers is already planned to begin in July. They will offer real-time GPS positioning, information on the temperature inside the container and systems for notifications and alarm management.

Construction of Tuas next-gen port phase 2 begins

Dr Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State for Transport and Health, witnessed the commencement of reclamation for Tuas Terminal Phase 2 with the installation of the first caisson in a ceremony today. When fully operational, Tuas Terminal Phase 2 will add a capacity of 21 million TEUs.

Re-thinking Maritime Training: Challenges and solutions

In an era where we experience hologram concerts, when we use our smartphone while we are at the office to control the AC at home, when deep learning algorithms are used to apply smart supermarket shopping, no one could argue that technology is defining our lives in every sector.

India to create Centre for Inland and Coastal Maritime Technology

The Indian Ministry of Shipping signed a Memorandum of Agreement with IIT Kharagpur for establishing the Centre for Inland and Coastal Maritime Technology at IIT Kharagpur. The centre will be a hub for latest technology tools for maritime sector and will reduce India’s dependence on foreign institutions.

Hapag-Lloyd, ONE become members of TradeLens

Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE) Pte. Ltd announced they will join the blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform ‘TradeLens’. This platform is jointly developed by A.P. Moller – Maersk and IBM. Hapag-Lloyd and ONE now join CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, both of which recently announced they are joining TradeLens.

How drones can lead to a new era for inspections

Visual inspections and steel thickness measurements are vital for renewal surveys, and preparing vessels for these activities can be proven time-consuming as well as costly. For this reason, DNV GL Expert, Tomasz Oledzki, Head of Section FiS Poland, presents the benefits of using drones.

CISE to enhance maritime surveillance

The Common Information Sharing Environment (CISE) has made important progress by entering its transitional phase (2019 – 2021) which will be managed and led by European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in close cooperation with the Member States.

First blockchain container reaches Rotterdam

The first paperless, instantly financed and fully door-to-door tracked container made its way from Korea to the warehouse of Samsung SDS in Tilburg through the Port of Rotterdam on Blockchain-based platform DELIVER. The Proof of Concept has indicated that DELIVER can support cross-supply chain end-to-end visibility for multi-modal cargo transport via ocean carrier.


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