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.
Maersk launched its updated Remote Container Management (RCM) platform, along with Captain Peter, the updated virtual assistance, which is able to alert customers when needed and keeps an eye on containers’ condition.
Vessel and facility operators use computers and cyber dependent technologies for navigation, communications, engineering, cargo, ballast, safety, environmental control, and for many other purposes. Emergency systems such as security monitoring, fire detection, and alarms increasingly rely on cyber technology and may be affected by attacks.
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.
Korean Register (KR), Classification Society and Hyundai LNG Shipping (HLS) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to proceed a joint research on the application, verification and development of guidance for maritime cyber security systems.
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 shipping seems to be transformed in every way driven by the acceleration of technology development, the sector is struggling to redefine the way it has been doing business so far. Amid a constantly changing landscape, attracting new talent seems to be the key for shipping to adapt to new challenges.
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.
DNV GL’s “Technology Outlook 2030” outlines future technologies and their impact on the shipping industry, focusing on how these technologies will affect various sectors, from the shipping industry to energy or food sectors.
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