big data

New survey to explore level of electronic data exchange in ports

As part of its ambition to support wide adoption of secure electronic data exchange for ports, the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) announced the launch of a global questionnaire of the world’s ports to gauge how far processes have been digitalized to track movements of ships, cargo and passengers.

Transport sector calls for an EU framework on governance of B2B data

In a joint statement to EU decision makers, associations representing the freight and passenger transport sectors call for the establishment of an EU framework on the governance of B2B data, in order to ensure a level playing field for all partners in the digital economy.

Rolls-Royce joins initiative for digital data integration

Technology giant Rolls-Royce signed a MoU with manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions to collaborate on mýa, the open asset and fleet management system. Launched by MAN earlier this year, Mýa is an open digital platform enabling the integration of OEM data across the marine, power, and energy industries.

Plans to map the entire ocean floor by 2030 going ahead

Nearly a fifth of the world’s entire ocean floor has now been mapped, experts say, as plans are progressing despite the challenges of COVID-19 crisis. Charting seabed aims to help understand the impact oceans have on the earth’s climate.

Fuel performance monitoring in real life: problems and solutions

During the 2020 SAFETY4SEA Limassol Forum, Giampiero Soncini, Marine Division – Chief Executive Officer, IB Marine, focused on fuel management on board ships, commenting that efficient fuel monitoring can be achieved through digitalization. Sharing the strengths of digitalizing onboard data, he concluded that fuel performance is different in theory and in practice, given that the majority of vessels are old, and that digitalization needs planning in order to be effective.

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