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UK aims to be at the heart of maritime technology revolution

UK’s maritime industry is on the verge of a technological revolution that could make shipping faster, safer and more environmentally friendly, was the key message of the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, outlining his vision for the UK to be at the forefront of a maritime technology revolution.

How Visual Reality is transforming training

The future is bright for Virtual reality (VR) which has the potential to transform the traditional learning approach, by making interactive content available to anyone, anywhere and at any time. What once was seen as “something of the future” is now here to stay.

Maritime: 12 jobs that we could not have imagined at Y2K

We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that is utterly changing the way we live, work and behave. Just imagine what was the job market like at Y2K and how it will evolve till 2050, especially in the maritime industry!

SMART4SEA Conference addressed barriers & drivers to digital transformation in shipping

Inspiring presentations and panel discussions highlighted the importance of embracing change and focusing on smart shipping developments towards a more sustainable future, during the 2018 SMART4SEA Conference. Experts shared their views on the impact of autonomous shipping on human element, cyber risk security and the latest technological developments that prove steps towards further digitalization in shgipping.

Giant all-electric Tesla ships set sail in 2018

Port-Liner is currently building the ‘Tesla ships; one more addition to the ongoing fuel transformation. The two giant all-electric barges will be ready by this autumn and will be inaugurated by sailing the Wilhelmina canal in the Netherlands.

Six on tech's impact on shipping

Stuart Brewer, Partner at Beacon Communications, presents shipping executives’ viewpoints, stressing the importance of technology and innovation for greater sustainability in the maritime industry.

Maritime training needs to align with the digital landscape

Raal Harris, Videotel’s Creative Content Director, encourages the industry to re-appraise the way it conducts and manages training. Referring to his company’s approach, Mr. Harris highlights the importance to design and offer training in accordance with the digital evolution and discusses about the current and future challenges of seafarers’ training.

Global Maritime Forum agenda sets ambitious targets for the industry

In an exclusive interview with SAFETY4SEA, Johannah Christensen & Michael Soested, Directors of the Global Maritime Forum, talk about their hopes & and present and the agenda of the forum which intends to present the first results of its initiatives at the inaugural summit in October 2018.

High-level leaders support new global platform

Danish Maritime Forum, which is considered as the “Davos of the maritime industry” has been renamed as ‘Global Maritime Forum’, becoming a new global platform to better contribute to a positive long term change for the industry and for society. Fourteen global and prominent industry leaders are backing the Forum which aims to serve as a broader platform for dialogue and collaboration to increase sustainable long term economic development and human wellbeing.

Beyond low-sulfur and high-technology

Galen Hon, Principal at the PoliSea Group, provides forecast about the future of energy in shipping taking into account the disruptive changes that have started to affect industry as well. High technology shows the path towards a decarbonized future offering many options such as hydrogen power. Mr. Hon believes that we are not far away from the transition to the hydrogen era and he emphasizes that flexibility in design is needed more than ever for a successful energy evolution.

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