energy efficiency

How digitalization affects the energy sector

DNV GL published the ‘Digitalization and the future of energy’ report, focusing on what’s the meaning of digitalization, how it affects the energy sector and where can it add most value for society and individual organisations. 

The winners of 2019 SMART4SEA Awards announced

The winners across the eight smart shipping categories who walked with a SMART4SEA Award were announced at a prestigious ceremony which took place on Tuesday 29th of January, 2019 at the Yacht Club of Greece, Piraeus. The awards focus exclusively on initiatives and individuals who foster Safety Excellence & Sustainable Shipping, following a combination of open nomination and audience-vote.

Italian partners team up to innovate ports

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has entered into a preliminary collaboration agreement with financial institution Cassa depositi e prestiti (CDP) and natural gas infrastructure company Snam, aiming to implement medium-term strategic projects for the innovation of port facilities in Italy and of sustainable technologies applied to maritime transport.

Eco-project focuses on protecting Baltic Sea through digitalization

ECOPRODIGY addresses both the environmental and economic challenges posed by increasing eco-efficiency at all stages of the vessel lifecycle from design and building to the use, maintenance, stowage as well as conversion processes. DFDS was the most recent addition to the project.

IoT opportunities in the smart shipping era

Recent research conducted by the 2018 SAFETY4SEA Technology Award winner, Inmarsat, finds maritime industry more amenable to adopting analytic, management and operational tools applied through IoT than many commentators have supposed. But how IoT-based solutions can offer the industry a way of solving problems in response to rising future challenges?

Digitalization will drive the future of energy transition

Digitalization is not new, but it’s development is happening fast across all industries, as it is becoming a vital part of the energy system and the energy transition. In fact, digital technologies will make power systems worldwide more connected, intelligent, efficient, DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook mentions.

Let’s kick ASS and remove the FOSSIL

While speaking at last SMART4SEA Conference, Mr. Frank Coles described the maritime constituency as ‘Citizens Against Virtually Everything’ (CAVE) when it comes to connectivity advances, insisting on adapting to new demands.


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