Tag: <span>Digital Transformation</span>

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...

Finland aims at leading automation and digitalisation in maritime transport
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Finland aims at leading automation and digitalisation in maritime transport

Finland aims at being one of the world leaders in developing the digitalisation and automation of maritime transport. In this article, Valtteri Laine, special adviser at Traficom, the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency explains how Finland is influencing the development of maritime digitalisation and automation to help lower operating costs, cut GHG emissions, and improve...

Unifeeder rolls out We4Sea Digital Twin performance monitoring
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Unifeeder rolls out We4Sea Digital Twin performance monitoring

Unifeeder and We4Sea have signed a cooperation agreement to roll-out the We4Sea Digital Twin based performance monitoring solution across Unifeeder’s fleet with the aim to reduce ships’ fuel consumption and emissions. We4Sea’s Digital Twin provides shipowners and charterers with improved performance insights to help increase fuel efficiency and lower emissions of seagoing vessels. With its...

Digital development turbocharged by half a decade due to pandemic
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Digital development turbocharged by half a decade due to pandemic

The global pandemic is turbocharging digital development in the maritime industry by half a decade, facilitating new ideas and a new exploratory mindset to realise the potential of this decade and the next decade, says Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime. The global COVID-19 pandemic has challenged the maritime industry’s status quo of...

Tres Solutions and Danelec partner to accelerate the use of IoT in shipping
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Tres Solutions and Danelec partner to accelerate the use of IoT in shipping

Provider of vessel performance software and services Tres Solutions has teamed up with Danelec Marine, the provider of ship-to-shore data solutions, to accelerate the use of high-resolution data in delivering insights to shipping companies. The cooperation recognises Tres as a certified third-party application provider in which the company’s Tres Vessel Analytics (TVA) platform can seamlessly...

How maritime start-ups can help address critical challenges today
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How maritime start-ups can help address critical challenges today

Start-ups are expected to play a vital role in the maritime industry over the next several decades[1]. Tougher regulation and ambitious environmental goals require the traditionally conservative and fragmented shipping industry to become more adaptable, flexible and collaborative. For maritime start-ups, there is an opportunity to bring innovative ideas and solutions to help the maritime...

No ship is an island, says Maritime Development Centre CEO
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No ship is an island, says Maritime Development Centre CEO

A ship should not be thought of as an island if optimal performance is to be achieved and global climate goals are to be met, says CEO of Danish Maritime Development Centre (MDC) Mikkel Hansen. “We sometimes look at different components or processes onboard and wonder how we can optimise to make it more efficient,...