The Norwegian classification society, DNV GL launched a program in order to pilot a methodology which will proves whether the data generated by digital twins can be trusted, and if the technology eventually delivers value within the operations.
In light of the COVID-19 lockdown, Maritime consultancy Drewry recently launched a hub in order to provide research and data to the shipping industry throughout the current pandemic crisis.
Singapore-based data firm Keppel Data Centres announced signing of a MoU with Toll Group to study the feasibility of developing a first-of-its-kind Floating Data Centre Park (FDCP) in Singapore.
CargoSmart Limited along with COSCO Shipping Lines, Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) and Tesla (Tesla) came together and carried out a pilot project using blockchain technology in order to share data with terminal operators under real-time circumstances.
The weather service provider, StormGeo along with the Norwegian classification society, DNV GL shake their hands and inked an MoU in order to further develop digitalization and accelerate maritime data sharing within the maritime community.
Standard Chartered Bank is the first financial institution to join TradeLens digital platform, jointly run by A.P. Moeller-Maersk and IBM. Specifically, the bank entered a formal agreement in order to make use of the platform.
CargoSmart Limited announced that nine ocean carriers and terminal operators, namely CMA CGM, COSCO SHIPPING LINES, COSCO SHIPPING Ports, Hapag-Lloyd, Hutchison Ports, OOCL, Port of Qingdao, PSA International, and Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG), have signed a shareholders’ agreement indicating their intention to become shareholders of the proposed Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN).
HVCC Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center, Wärtsilä and Carnival are collaborating in a digitalisation project, to ensure reliable ship arrivals, more efficient ship handling and port logistics, as well as reduced fuel consumption and emissions.
Port of Limassol in Cyprus is going to be modernized under the Sea Traffic Management in the Eastern Mediterranean (STEAM) project. In fact, STEAM goals to advance and further develop the port, so as to become a worldclass terminal equipped with modern and digital technologies.
The European Union expressed its support for the first phase of Smart System for the Evaluation and Control of Maritime Safety in Port Access and Operation development, known as Safeport. Designed by Siport21, the investment came through the SME instrument of Horizon 2020 – Research and Innovation Framework Programme.
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