Tag: <span>Digital Transformation</span>

Turning data into business
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Turning data into business

Finnish firm KNL Networks, recently acquired by Telenor Maritime, is helping shipping companies to make use of the growing maritime Internet of Things (IoT) via a solution that uses a radio communications network to send data from a vessel to the Satcoms network, without interfering with existing communication methods onboard the vessel.  CEO and co-founder...

New DNV GL white paper looks to close looming safety gap
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New DNV GL white paper looks to close looming safety gap

DNV GL has published a white paper – “Closing the safety gap in an era of transformation”. The white paper identifies a looming “safety gap” between shipping’s existing approach to safety risks and its ambitions for greater digitalisation and the adoption of alternative fuels. The maritime industry is undergoing a rapid transition to a decarbonised,...

ZeroNorth opens Greek office to support maritime digitalisation and decarbonisation
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ZeroNorth opens Greek office to support maritime digitalisation and decarbonisation

Maritime technology company ZeroNorth has announced the opening of a new office in Piraeus, Greece, to further its aim to support more shipowners and operators to digitalise and decarbonise their operations. We asked CEO of ZeroNorth Søren Meyer what the new location means for the company. “Our primary goal for ZeroNorth Greece is to enable...

Wärtsilä – virtual fuel flow
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Wärtsilä – virtual fuel flow

Wärtsilä has developed a modelling approach that helps to measure fuel flow without a flow meter. This is valuable for shipowners, operators and technical managers who are looking for transparency without costly investments. Shipping companies are increasingly having to make difficult decisions to increase efficiency. Most companies are still doing this based on noon reports....

To buy or build your way to digital maturity?
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To buy or build your way to digital maturity?

Shipping companies looking to improve vessel and cargo operations are often faced with, “a myriad of issues relating to how they manage their marine logistics planning and execution,” says Patrick Boles, a senior consultant with Deloitte. During Digital Ship’s webinar held January 12, he explained two different approaches to elevating digital maturity and how the...

Jiangnan gets LR approval for its VLGC digital ship design
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Jiangnan gets LR approval for its VLGC digital ship design

Jiangnan Shipyard has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) digital ship design, the first AiP for a digital VLGC design in China. The design has been granted LR descriptive notes Digital SAFE (AL2*), Digital MAINTAIN (AL2**), Digital PERFORM (AL3***) and Cyber SECURITY, confirming its compliance...

Connecting ship and shore with digital logbooks
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Connecting ship and shore with digital logbooks

Increasing bandwidth availability and the expanding maritime IoT is helping the industry to digitalise many manual processes.  One trend we are seeing more of is the move from paper to digital logbooks, enabling faster and more accurate transfer of data between ship and shore. A new digital solution by OneOcean is helping shipping companies to...

Tiller Technical and Helm Operations team up to help operators digitalise  
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Tiller Technical and Helm Operations team up to help operators digitalise  

Canadian software company Helm Operations and Western Australian marine consultant Tiller Technical have signed a new partnership agreement to help vessel operators digitalise their operations. As part of the partnership, Tiller Technical will use its industry expertise and local knowledge to help companies implement and use Helm CONNECT – Helm’s harbour services and fleet management...

Horizontal and vertical change needed for a successful digital transformation
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Horizontal and vertical change needed for a successful digital transformation

Digital technologies have the potential to reduce duplication while increasing transparency, however, the industry and individual departments are still working in silos, says former master mariner Melvin Matthews. He believes that a successful digital transformation must ensure change both horizontally and vertically across the industry. Speaking at Digital Ship’s webinar held November 12, Mr Matthews...

ClassNK unfolds Digital Grand Design for sustainability
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ClassNK unfolds Digital Grand Design for sustainability

ClassNK recently unveiled its Digital Grand Design to express the pivotal role it expects digital technology to play not only in making the industry more efficient but also in meeting United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for a ‘better and more sustainable future for all’ by 2030. Last month, the Society followed through with the...

ABS unveils digital platform for data-driven insights
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ABS unveils digital platform for data-driven insights

ABS has launched ABS My Digital FleetTM, a platform that provides real-time data-driven insights to improve fleet efficiency, reduce costs and help manage risks. Timely access to relevant information to support the safe and efficient operation of assets is critical in the digital era and offers a competitive edge. Vessel data typically resides in disparate...

BV completes trial of remote surveys
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BV completes trial of remote surveys

Bureau Veritas (BV) in Singapore, in collaboration with Nokia and Sembcorp Marine, has successfully completed remote surveys during the COVID-19 pandemic that pave the way for establishing a new class procedure for the remote inspection of vessels under construction. Utilising digital technology, the new solutions enable remote surveys to be performed at multiple locations, with...