In order to ensure safety and efficiency in the ports automatic inspections, the Port of Rotterdam has inked for the construction of the Dutch Drone Delta (DDD), back on 4 December at the Amsterdam Drone Week. Being one of the establishment’s participants, the port goals to boost its drone operations.
NAPA, maritime software, services and data analysis provider, collaborates with more than 20 industry leaders and academic bodies, part of the European Commission funded FLARE project to develop a risk-based methodology that will assist “live” flooding risk assessment and control for the passenger sector.
The Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in collaboration with the telecommunications operator SK Telecom (SKT) came together for the development and verification of a 5-G based autonomous and remote control navigation test platform, with the use of a test ship.
Kongsberg Maritime is collaborating with the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue for the development of a new and innovative maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) technologies, to ensure that people who are missing at sea are found faster.
The International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) announced the world’s first ISO approved drone standards, which will have a huge impact on the development of the drone industry on a global scale.
During Marintec China trade fair in Shanghai, DNV GL inked a cooperation agreement with Guangzhou Shipyard International Company Limited (GSI) to launch a project to enhance welding non-destructive testing (NDT) efficiency through the automatic detection and assessment of radiography testing (RT) digital images.
Hamburg Süd launched its new Remote Container Management (RCM) technology assisting their reefer container shipments, which will help customers keep track of their containers and their deliveries.
The Internet of Things (IoT) plays a crucial role in the shipping industry and the development of digitalization, and is an element of compositional architectures like digital twins, smart cities; Yet, IoT still faces challenges and a feeling of uncertainty.
As modern marine vessels and offshore units are equipped with various functionalities for structural and machinery health monitoring, efficiency monitoring, and operational performance management and optimization, the collection of data is carried out through sensors and onboard instrumentation in order to analyze data and provide health and condition awareness, operational and crew assistance, and operational optimization. ABS issued an Advisory paper on data quality for marine and offshore applications.
Digital Twins emerged as a technological trend in the shipping industry a while ago, but now the sector acknowledges this technology as a powerful combination of models and data, which represents a giant leap from first efforts at modelling complex systems.
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