Inmarsat has collaborated with the start-up programmes, Rainmaking Trade and Transport Impact and Bluetech Accelerator, to support news businesses focused on the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data innovation in the maritime, ports and logistics supply chain.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd announced that it conducted a test on a remotely operated subsea vehicle (subsea ROV) to inspect the submerged areas of the hull on an MOL Marine-operated cable-laying ship. Those taking part to the test, confirmed the operability of the subsea ROV.
Sea Traffic Management (STM) is able to make just-in-time operations in shipping possible, on a global perspective. This is a key element to achieve IMO’s goals on GHG emissions reduction. In the meantime, STM data send navigational warnings to ECDS making navigation safer.
On March 18, NYK presented its new initiatives, using AI and big data analysis of the dry-bulk market, at a symposium cosponsored by the Japan Shipping Exchange Inc. and the Japan Society of Logistics and Shipping Economics.
ABS announced that it started a collaboration with SecurityGate, in order to offer an in-depth cyber risk analysis solution. The solution will enter the ABS proprietary FCI Cyber Risk Methodology into the SecurityGate SaaS platform. The dashboard that will occur, will provide an instant shared view, showcasing the degree of cyber risk across assets, operations and critical suppliers.
Totem Plus signed a licence agreement with Naval Dome to include the latter’s maritime cyber security software into its automation and navigation systems. These systems are included in the hard drives of the equipment at the build stage before being delivered to the customers. All current operational Totem Plus systems will be automatically updated with Naval Dome when technicians perform software upgrades.
DNV GL launched an artificial intelligence research centre in Shanghai, aiming to find solutions to improve its audit, inspection and survey services. DNV GL aims to develop new solutions based on AI technology, such as computer vision. The new research centre will grow up to eight staff by the end of 2019. In addition, blockchain has become a key technology to the company’s assurance operations.
Marine Learning Systems, a provider of maritime training and assessment software solutions, collaborated with Carnival Corporation to develop an application for mariner skills assessment. SkillGrader aims to standardize Carnival Corporation’s training and assessment. After the assessment, SkillGrader automatically analyzes the data collected and provides a report on individual and team performance.
MAN Energy Solutions introduced its new digital platform. MAN CEON collects and evaluates operating and sensor data, and enables the real-time monitoring of marine or power-plant engines, turbines and compressors. It also integrates data and information from MAN machinery and its operational environment, and uses intelligent analysis tools for evaluation and forecasting.
XVELA, a maritime business network for ocean carriers and terminal operators, announced that Hapag-Lloyd plans to implement its collaboration services to improve transparency throughout the transportation supply chain and more efficiently employ assets and resources. The first phase of this rollout will use XVELA’s services to enhance communication and collaboration between Hapag-Lloyd planners and terminal partners.
Inmarsat supports start-ups to advance digitalization in maritime26/03/2019
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Shell ships first condensate cargo from Prelude FLNG26/03/2019
US Navy, Coast Guard vessels sail through strategic Taiwan Strait26/03/2019
Tank farm fire spill shuts down Houston ship channel26/03/2019
Australia: Iron ore ports back to normal after two cyclones26/03/2019
Guyana's oil spill preparedness improves26/03/2019
New project eyes creation of a gigawatt electrolysis plant26/03/2019
Obesity, mental health problems and gender discrimination increase onboard26/03/2019
More than a half of maritime employees seeking a new job26/03/2019