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Digital Disruption

All around the maritime industry businesses are on the lookout for the digital disruptor. The threat of a tech-led business overturning the industry, rewriting its rules and shifting its balance of power could come from within, or from one of the established tech giants with sprawling logistics businesses. The maritime industry will look and feel very different in ten years’ time, thanks to new technologies and news ways of working.  


GT Nexus looks to capitalise on container shipping's digital drive

Cloud-software giant confident that the e-commerce platform will finally fulfill its potential

United States North America Ports and Logistics



Wilhelmsen Ship Management moves HQ from Malaysia to Singapore in digitalisation drive

Company aims to tap into the city-state's trend towards digital innovation to grow business

Asia Pacific Singapore Malaysia

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SMW: Singapore agreements unveil digital agenda for the future

Singapore Maritime Week spawned a series of agreements that link the city-state with European digital leaders. While short on detail, the broad theme is collaboration and sharing areas of success and failure

Asia Pacific Europe

Disrupting the disrupters: Why systems solutions might not be solutions at all

The international shipping industry has this week been debating whether competition between digitally driven companies will become counterproductive

International Imarsat

Time to move on from theorising about distributed ledger technology

Lloyd's Register Foundation has taken the plunge into blockchain technology with a venture that will see three demonstrator projects test uncharted waters in data sharing in maritime

International Lloyds Register

Warning sounded over blockchain's weakest link

Humans can corrupt the data that blockchain relies on, says lawyers’ white paper

International Cyber

Stellar Acquisition III fund in merger deal with tech company

Shipping sponsors of latest maritime-flavoured 'spac' tell Lloyd's List why they are putting their money into a non-shipping business

North America United States

Consultancy urges carriers to embrace digital transformation

A new report from Boston Consulting Group recommends container lines take on five imperatives to digital success or lose out to competition both from within the industry and outside

International Containers
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