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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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The path to shipping’s digital era will be taken with baby steps

Though the technology is available, implementation will be piecemeal, with regulation to follow

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Technological ‘mishmash’ of old and new is a transitional phase

The industry should be focusing on how the next generation of ships will be profitable rather than on the mishmash of a transitional state

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Shipping requires leadership and vision — not finger pointing and excuses

Posidonia 2018 offered a showcase for the forward thinking next generation leaders, but it also made clear that the old guard still need convincing to embrace change

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ABS eyes 2019 for predictive maintenance

Intensive machine learning over the next 18 months will build predictive capabilities

Classification Digital Disruption

Shipping must beef up its IT workforce or be at the mercy of expensive external suppliers

The shipping industry must bolster its IT workforce before it finds itself at the mercy of expensive external tech suppliers over whom it has little control

International Imarsat

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

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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

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