Watch: Key industry challenges addressed at Global Maritime Forum

The video depicts a panel discussion between Meredith Sumpter of Eurasia Group, Victor K. Fung of Fung Group, and Alicia Garcia-Herrero of NATIXIS, which revolved around global trade and its impacts on the maritime industry, on the sidelines of the Global Maritime Forum event in Hong Kong earlier in 2018.

Watch: Blockchain technology system to focus on oil and gas industry

Canada-based PermianChain Technologies launches the blockchain technology ‘Permian Token’ aiming to oil and gas investments. Permian Token is a crypto-asset that supports holding rights to the value of proven reserve that is to be produced. The system enables the digital transfer of underlying assets value in the form of digitized value of oil.

Watch: Maersk CEO on cyber security and digitalization

During an interview, A.P. Moller-Maersk’s CEO Soren Skou, talked about digitalization. Mr. Skou explained what measures Maersk has taken in order to improve its cyber security after the recent cyber attack, and highlighted the importance of digitalizing container shipping, in order to make it simpler.

Watch: ZPMC to adopt digital solutions

In this video published by Microsoft, Judson Althoff, Microsoft’s commercial business lead, and Song Hailiang, ZPMC’s vice president and former chairman, explore the company’s change from a simple manufacturer to a smart port services provider. As many ports are using ZPMC’s cranes and heavy-duty machinery, the company collaborates with Microsoft to create new services.

Watch: Mixed Reality technology to improve maritime safety standards

JRCS, a Japanese maritime services company, and Microsoft launched an ambitious plan to digitally transform the global shipping industry. JRCS will use Mixed Reality, the Internet of Things, and AI to train shipping crews, maintain ships, and improve navigational safety standards.

Designing future of cruising

Royal Caribbean has established a new Innovation Lab that engages virtual reality rooms to collaborative work spaces and helps accelerate innovation by giving experts the ability to tangibly play and push the envelope before construction even begins.

How cargo handling will look like in 2060

According to Kalmar, in 2060 data will fundamentally change the way the world trade operates, making it more efficient, safe and sustainable. Terminals will be complete logistic ecosystems that act as global interchange points for an on-demand society.

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