Speaking during a virtual conference, Ben Densham, chief technology officer of Nettitude, highlighted that the cyber security of the shipping industry is lagging behind many other sectors just as the threat profile continues to escalate.
Germany’s terminal major, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) recently informed that is acquiring a majority share in iSAM AG, an executive in automation technology.
The shipping industry is going fast forward to an autonomous, digitalized world, with several projects being developed. Technology is now an integral part of the industry, highlighting the need for innovative projects and ideas. As a new wind of change, digitalization brings changes within the industry, meaning that stakeholders have to keep up with them, not to be left behind.
IAPH conducted a survey during October 2020 to all ports concerning the use of data under the FAL Convention and the role of digitalization within the port sector, revealing that the majority of respondents struggle with the mandatory requirement on electronic data exchange.
Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has introduced a semi-autonomous navigation system installed on a Great Lakes self-unloading bulk freighter, which became the largest ship ever capable of performing automated docking and dock-to-dock sailing operations.
The classification society, Bureau Veritas (BV) successfully completed an underwater remote survey using the Seasam technology eco-system from Notilo Plus onboard a Corsica linea ship.
The International Maritime Security Associates, INC (IMSA) launched a shipboard based cyber security assessment tool to assist the industry be in line with the IMO 2021 cyber security regulations.
A leading fintech company for trade and trade finance collaborated with a Singapore-based company, launching a new logistics module, blockchain-enabled, expanding Kratos that will enable shipping stakeholders to easily collaborate and do business together.
Nokia recently signed an agreement with Tideworks Technology, in order to deploy Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) at the Port of Seattle.
Port of Antwerp along with the University of Antwerp shake hands and tested innovative technology for autonomous shipping operations.
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