Tag: <span>Digital Transformation</span>

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...

Anglo-Eastern extends DNV GL’s Navigator Port technology to fleet
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Anglo-Eastern extends DNV GL’s Navigator Port technology to fleet

Ship manager Anglo-Eastern has completed the successful roll-out of DNV GL’s Navigator Port to its fleet of more than 600 vessels.  Navigator Port software is used onboard several thousand ships for management of port documentation, assisting seafarers in navigating the administrative and regulatory complexity of port clearance and passage through controlled waters. “One of the...

Five key takeaways on maritime digital transformation
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Five key takeaways on maritime digital transformation

Last week, Digital Ship held its maritime digital transformation forum in Copenhagen. Discussions were based around how to use digital technology to improve fleet performance and decarbonise maritime operations. In this week’s spotlight, we highlight five key messages on maritime digital transformation delivered by speakers presenting at the event. There are lots of big things...

The year that shipping got smart?
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The year that shipping got smart?

The past year has been dominated by news of weakening economies, rising geopolitical tensions and increased uncertainty about global trade. Stir in the latest climate science and the urgency of investing in a brighter future is clear. Amidst the seeming chaos there is opportunity for those with the vision to tackle today’s problems. Newly appointed...

ERMA FIRST and METIS join forces to accelerate safer and greener shipping
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ERMA FIRST and METIS join forces to accelerate safer and greener shipping

ERMA FIRST, the maritime-focused environmental engineering group, has announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in METIS Cyberspace Technology with the overall aim to accelerate the development of green digital solutions. METIS’s cloud-based virtual personal assistants provide in-time information, diagnosis and prediction to company personnel through a conversational user interface focused on the requirements of...