ship technology

5 Digital transformation mistakes to avoid in the shipping industry

Digital transformation isn’t easy, notes Mr. Andre Simha, Global Chief Digital & Information Officer, MSC. Instead of incremental improvements, we’re looking to reimagine how we operate. To transform data, processes and platforms to unlock better communication, collaboration, and outcomes, end to end. 

Ten facts about the future of maritime technology

There are a number of new technologies which are beginning to come into use on board ship and ship bridge makes no exemption. Navigators will need to learn how to use these new systems and understand their strengths and weaknesses.

DP World joins TradeLens digital platform

DP World recently joined TradeLens digital platform, jointly run by A.P. Moeller-Maersk and IBM, in order to accelerate the digitization of global supply chains.

Wartsila delivers new simulation technology for autonomous vessels

In the last quarter of 2019, Wärtsilä signed a contract with Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) in Finland for the delivery of navigation simulator and specific mathematical models, what are called to be used as an ”essential enabler” for testing  autonomous vessels.

Hybrid electric commuter boat launched in Stockholm

The retrofit of the M/S Rex for hybrid operation, undertaken by Transdev subsidiary, Blidösundsbolaget, and Scania, included the adaptation of automotive technology for maritime use. The boat has room for up to 150 people and uses a Scania 13-litre diesel engine that is in line with IMO’s Tier 3 emission standard.

EnergySail demonstration and test unit unveiled in Japan

Eco Marine Power (EMP) announced that a full-scale demonstration version of its EnergySail unit was unveiled at the Onomichi Marine Tech Test Centre (MTTC) in Japan. The unit, manufactured by EMP’s partner Teramoto Iron Works, is to be used for demonstrations for possible customers and during preparations for sea trials.

Dynagas Ltd receives GREEN4SEA Technology Award

SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that Dynagas Ltd has received the 2020 GREEN4SEA Technology Award, sponsored by Bureau Veritas, at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on March 3rd at Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the 2020 GREEN4SEA Athens Forum.

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