Technology is a transformative trend, bringing advantages and challenges in the shipping sector. The megatrends presented are Transformative technology, Advanced data analytics, Soft risks, Changing workplace demographics, Evolving safety models.
  • Transformative technology.

Technology is the truly transformative megatrend – artificial intelligence, along with robotics, automation, data and monitoring, will play a significant role in preventing harm and eliminating or reducing safety risks.

Most importantly, AI is able to eliminate people from harm. Drones will also prevent people from entering hazardous areas and conducting hazardous tasks. Also, it has the potential of reducing the frequency of harm.

Data science allows us to understand patterns across vast amounts of data will help us to look ahead and try to predict accidents before they happen.