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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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Exposure of the “insanely complex” nature of IT systems drove move towards industry standards

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