South Korean shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine has signed a MoU with compatriot shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy on smart ship technology. Under the MoU, the two companies will collaborate in the research, development and innovation in the field of smart ship solutions.
ABS and Chevron Shipping Company LLC took the first step in a pioneering digital fleet management journey with ABS Smart notations for vessels.
According to Yonhap news agency, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. and Port of Rotterdam shake their hands and inked an agreement in order to develop ship-related smart technologies.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forcefully shown the importance of digitalization and new technologies within the shipping industry, with remote surveys already taking place. Yet, as the industry is now entering the digital world, the challenges are obvious, forcing the maritime sector to rapidly adapt to the smart era.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) joined forces with the World Customs Organization, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and the International Standards Organization to support the FAL Convention, boosting ship’s digital connectivity and supporting flow of trade by ship.
Ports are taking significant strides with digital transformation and starting to declare themselves as “smart”. Thus, Hanane Becha, Mikael Lind, André Simha, MSC, and Francois Bottin, CMA CGM” discuss about the processes that are digitalized, communities within the port that are connected, and impressive gains in operational efficiency, regulatory compliance, and customer satisfaction are emerging.
Digitalization has been a hot topic of discussion in the shipping industry for the last couple of years, with autonomous vessels being at the forefront of the evolution, and the future of the shipping ready to adapt to the new environment of remote operations centers.
Awake.Al recently launched a platform for maritime logistics called ” Smart Port as a Service”. Specifically, through this web platform users will have the ability to interact and cooperate with other actors under real-time circumstances.
MPA Singapore published a circular informing the maritime sector of appointing the Pole Star Space Applications Limited (“Pole Star”) as Singapore Registry of Ships’ recognized Application Service Providers (ASP) and operator of the Singapore LRIT National Data Centre with effect from 1 March 2020.
Following their previous cooperation which resulted in two artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, Awake.AI along with the Silo.AI came in an agreement in order to collaborate on smart ports and vessels’ development.
How to ensure safe atmosphere within an enclosed space29/09/2020
6 stages for rescue from enclosed space29/09/2020
- Maritime Health
China strengthens COVID-19 measures29/09/2020
Fire at Equinor's Hammerfest LNG terminal29/09/2020
Port of Antwerp concentrates focus on general cargo29/09/2020
Busan Port to establish smart maintenance system29/09/2020
- Maritime Health
17 crew on bulk carrier off Western Australia positive for COVID-1929/09/2020
Panama Canal wins $265m refund against GUPC consortium29/09/2020
Two armed robberies against ships in Asia reported last week29/09/2020
PPA successfully continues development of Perama ship repair zone29/09/2020