Technology

  • Cargo theft: a billion-dollar problem

    The marine industry loses billions to cargo theft and cargo loss each year. Meanwhile, new technology is proving to be both a blessing and a curse, as cyber-piracy and digitalised theft are on the rise.

  • Crewless electric cargo ships may be on the...

    Companies team up to build autonomous, zero-emission container "feeder ship." SpaceX's drone landing ships have already proven that uncrewed vessels can handle some of the most dangerous jobs at sea. Now, two Norwegian companies are poised to put robo-boats into one of the most dull: hauling cargo down the fjord.

  • Taking underwater communications into the 21st...

    A NATO research organisation has created the first ever digital underwater communications standard. How will this – after almost a decade of development – change how people, and autonomous vehicles, communicate on the oceans?

  • From the limited capabilities to send SOS...

    New technology always contributes in making a positive difference in our lives. For many years, we have enjoyed the wide broadband internet connectivity that made our lives much easier.  Through this technology, the whole world became a small village in our hands. We were privileged enough to witness this revolution and enjoy “what is possible” in the broadband satellite connectivity world. However, 5 years ago this was not the case for people who were working in the sea and spending long time off land. They had very limited connection services, they could only send the SOS messages, text emails without attachments and very limited browsing ability.

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CMA CGM Partners with Infosys for AI Automation Services

Artificial intelligence is to become part of CMA CGM’s ongoing digital transformation after the third largest container shipping company revealed that Infosys, an Indian multinational specializing next-generation technology, will help develop its business model through a seven-year partnership.

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UK releases new cyber security guidance for shipping sector

The Government of the UK has unveiled a new code of practice to help the shipping industry handle the growing number of cyber threats that could lead to various criminal activities such as kidnap, piracy, fraud, theft of cargo and sensitive data, or imposition of ransomware.

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Autonomous Systems Could Transform Shipping

Autonomous systems could revolutionize the next generation of breakbulk shipping, leading to wide-ranging regulatory and operational changes, according to a new report published by a consortium of industry experts.

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Banyan Technology Expands on Industry-First Multi-Modal TMS Platform Built on Live Carrier Connectivity

Banyan Technology, the pioneer and leader in live carrier connectivity, today announced increased multi-modal capabilities in the Banyan platform. This expanded functionality, combined with the industry's largest LTL (less-than-truckload) network, establishes an unprecedented, single-platform solution for all modes of shipping, including parcel, LTL, volume, and full truckload.

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IACS Chairman Prioritizes Autonomous Shipping

The new International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) Chairman, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, announced a series of initiatives designed to foster modernization and pave the way for autonomous shipping.

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