digitalization

ECSA: A united EU will better achieve shipping’s aims

ECSA welcomes and applauds EU’s president-elect Ursula von der Leyen’s speech, which focused on the union’s goal for sustainability, climate challenges and digitalization, highlighting that a united Union will better-achieve its goals in collaboration with the IMO.

SMART Watch: What would you change for a smarter shipping?

Our special column asked from the winners of the first SMART4SEA – EUROPORT Awards, which were announced in early November on the sidelines of EUROPORT, to assess the digital status of the shipping industry and suggest ways to move forward and change the path toward a more sustainable future. 

SMART Watch: How can the industry enhance its digital performance?

Our special column asked from the winners of the first SMART4SEA – EUROPORT Awards, which were announced in early November on the sidelines of EUROPORT, to assess the digital status of the shipping industry and suggest ways to move forward and change the path toward a more sustainable future. 

GREEN Watch: How can the industry enhance its environmental performance?

Our special column asked from the winners of the first GREEN4SEA – EUROPORT Awards, which were announced in early November on the sidelines of EUROPORT, to assess the environmental status of the shipping industry and suggest ways to move forward and change the path toward a more sustainable future. 

Drones to efficiently improve oil and gas industry

A recently-launched report by Global Data, highlights the importance of drones in oil and gas industries, adding that drones will be proven to be beneficial in operations such as monitoring and surveillance of oil and gas sectors.

5G satellites to improve the shipping industry

5G emerges in the shipping industry, playing a crucial role in the development of maritime technologies; 5G, once it sets in the industry, will play a crucial role in communications, providing an improved high-quality voice and data communications.

SafeMetrix MET-3S set to release soft skills assessments in Tagalog and Greek

A significant step towards continuously ensuring the provision of fair and unbiased assessments that give equal opportunities to all seafarers around the globe is on the horizon for SafeMetrix, a product line of Safebridge. The platform is set to broaden its prospects, aiming to target the Philippine and Greek markets.

New joint research agreement for Condition-based Maintenance

Classification Society ClassNK has concluded a joint research agreement for developing advanced condition-based maintenance (CBM); a new maintenance and management system to be used for the machineries of autonomous ships, as well as to further establish a new classification survey scheme based on CBM.

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