The international research project “5G-Blueprint” recently received European fund in order to develop how remotely operated transport can be used to make operations and logistics more efficient.
Konecranes along with Fluidmesh Networks shake their hands and carried out proof-of-concept testing of fully wireless communication for the Konecranes Automated RTG system.
Logistics service provider Kuehne + Nagel recently launched AI-enabled digital road logistics platform, in order to boost the supply and demand of road logistics through digitalization.
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and the major disruptions that has brought, International Maritime Security Associates (IMSA) launched a software platform to boost operations during the pandemic.
DNV GL and the technology company Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT), shake their hands and inked an MoU in order to collaborate and develop marine industry’s ongoing digital transformation.
Amid COVID-19 pandemic and the negative impacts that has brought within the shipping community, it is of vital importance that supply chain remain stable. Following the lockdown of production sites or warehouses, several containers cannot be collected, leading to demurrage and detention fees to be paid by the ocean carriers.
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 US-based classification society ABS recently released advisory concerning autonomous functions in the maritime and the offshore field. In fact, the “ABS Advisory on Autonomous Functionality” goals to boost these functions and its major regulatory developments.
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.
During the 2020 SMART4SEA Athens Forum, John Southam, Loss Prevention Executive, The North of England P&I Association Limited, focused on the P&I perspective of autonomous ships and new technologies in general. As he explains, with the emergence of automation, new risks have been born as well, such as new definitions or new roles. Shipping should address these changes and adopt to the new situation.
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