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Shipping decarbonization: Three key elements to move forward

In an exclusive interview with SAFETY4SEA during SMM 2018, Mr. Eirik Nyhus, Director, Environment, International Regulatory Affairs, DNV GL notes that electrification is going to be a key element to move forward the sustainability space. Definitely decarbonization is the number one challenge for the industry, Mr. Nyhus comments, citing three key elements to accelerate pace. He concludes that climate change is the key driver for more action, meaning that policy makers ‘have to actually start today’ and not wait till 2023!

Maritime ready to ride on Internet of Things 

The 4th Industrial Revolution does happen in almost every sector including transportation – where it creates queries with respect to how maritime is investing in Internet of Things or whether the industry has the right skills for IoT adoption.   

Drivers of the 4th Industrial Revolution in maritime industry

Earlier this month Inmarsat revealed Fleet Data, an Internet of Things (IoT) service, which will help accelerate the adoption of IoT across the maritime industry. The 4rth Industrial Revolution is here and may  make the world look like science fiction moviesof the 80s and 90s.

SMM 2018 opens doors to global shipping community

All set for SMM 2018, the  international maritime trade fair which will take place in Hamburg, Germany 4-7 September, focusing on smart shipping challenges as the theme of this year ”Trends in SMMart Shipping” reveals. SAFETY4SEA Team is heading to Hamburg to keep you in the loop with the latest trends and developments in automation, digitalisation and disruptive technologies.

7 tips for successful public speaking

Shipping industry offers many opportunities for public speaking, either in a team meeting or at industry events, conferences, webinars and podcasts. Which are, however, the tips towards a better public speaking?

How can augmented reality improve shipping industry

Digitalisation and new technologies are transforming the marine industry, as they increase efficiency and flexibility. One of these technologies, augmented reality, can be used for many different tasks, speeding up troubleshooting and simplifying inspections.

Building a digital culture in maritime industry

Shipping industry is currently facing a new challenge; a complex one that is called “digital transformation”. But how do ship operators face this challenge and take advantage of it, in order to make their organisation fit for the future?

Best practices towards a more sustainable shipping industry

New technologies offer the potential for radical improvements in shipping efficiency, the market is totally changing, fuel costs are rising and becoming less predictable than used to be. However, shipping industry weathers the storm implementing sustainable best practices.


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