The Xiamen Container Terminal Group announced that the port of Xiamen will be the first port in China as its operations will be digitalized, using the Internet-of-Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G.
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Amsterdam-based Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) published IoT connectivity interface standards for shipping containers.
The maritime software and analytics company, Tres Solutions along with Danelec Marine shake their hands and agreed to accelerate the use of data and IoT in shipping industry.
SonicWall, a cyber security company, launched an infographic based on its 2020 report, concerning the cyber threats that heavily targeted Internet of Thing (IoT) devices in 2019.
SAFETY4SEA announced the winners of the 2020 SMART4SEA Awards at a prestigious awards ceremony which successfully concluded on January the 28th at Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the 2020 SMART4SEA Forum. SMART4SEA Awards are held annually within the scope of awarding industry’s outstanding practices for E-Navigation, Connectivity, Energy Efficiency, Cyber Security, Training, Technology, Personality and Leadership.
SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that MarineFields Holding Ltd has received the 2020 SMART4SEA e-Navigation Award, sponsored by Latsco Marine Management Inc., at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on January the 28th at Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the 2020 SMART4SEA Forum.
KVH Industries along with Kongsberg Digital successfully installed their first joint maritime Internet of Things (IoT) system on an active operating vessel, improving the vessel’s operation and data flow to shore. Kongsberg commented that this project is “one of the first cases of an active working vessel using an integrated maritime IoT solution.”
As 2019 comes to an end, the time has come for an annual review concerning smart shipping. This year, the shipping industry continued facing and taking part in major technological developments, providing maritime stakeholders with opportunities to explore new opportunities in the smart era in the field of autonomous vessels, connectivity onboard and cyber security, spreading the digitalization message across the whole industry.
The Internet of Things (IoT) plays a crucial role in the shipping industry and the development of digitalization, and is an element of compositional architectures like digital twins, smart cities; Yet, IoT still faces challenges and a feeling of uncertainty.
The new wave of technologies that are in high demand at the moment, includes of course the Internet of Things (IoT). By using data and digitalization, IoT aims to make assets and shipping operations more efficient, however the exact same thing is the challenge that this new and groundbreaking technology is called to overcome over the years to come. This article presents 10 key points to explain what IoT is, and can it help the shipping industry?
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