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Tips for successful Management of Change

Change Management includes all actions with the aim to change the behaviors of people & organizations. The most difficult part is to make the first step, thus to recognize the need for a change.


HOP vs BBS: It is not either-or, it is both-and

A BBS process highlights the employee’s behavior in reaction to surrounding environmental events. Genuinely, HOP and BBS can’t stand alone; behavior provides a framework to understand human performance in shipping industry


Denmark supports high-sulphur fuel carriage ban

Denmark hailed the decision by IMO PPR to ban carriage of fuel with an excessively high sulphur content onboard ships, that is to be finally adopted by the IMO MEPC in April.



Cyberships: Myths and Realities
Giampiero Soncini, Senior Advisor, Marine Innovation, RINA, notes that digital revolution to industry is normal considering the use and impact that technology has already had on our lives.

Autonomous and smart operations
Jason Stefanatos, Senior Research Engineer, DNV GL, argues that the maritime industry is moving rapidly towards digitalization and big data has enabled effective remote monitoring between ship and shore.

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7 Digital trends that will transform container shipping

Regarding digital transformation in container shipping, BGC reports that the industry has failed to adapt to the digital age and suggest ways that will facilitate shipping transformation to a digitalized future.


Drone-powered market growing

A broad range of industries has been showing increased interest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in last years, mainly due to the relaxation of stringent regulations around their use. The total addressable market for drone powered business operations is valued at over $127 bn.


Rough seas demand digital adoption

Two years ago, BCG highlighted that slow growth in global demand coupled with a persistent oversupply of vessel capacity, was a major industry challenge. Although global container demand did improve in 2017, overcapacity is expected to remain in the range of 6% to 9% in 2020.

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