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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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Viewpoint: Reducing risk with tailored data

Tailored to a ship’s location and voyage profile, the launch of an automated loss-prevention tool that is able to operate in real time and provide bespoke advice may mark a significant technological advance

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Maersk launches online spot booking system

Mutual commitment between the customer and line ‘ensures that the vicious cycle of overbookings is addressed’, box carrier claims

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Lloyd’s Register calls on IMO to bring forward cyber security timeline

Waiting for the IMO to deliver cyber security guidelines in 2021 may yet prove to be too long a wait for an industry facing immediate risk, argues Lloyds Register cyber expert

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IMO in race against technology to develop autonomous shipping guidelines

The IMO is casting its eye over a set of proposals that would try to standardise the rules that govern autonomous ships

International Law

Academics urge industry’s leaders to cultivate agility

Changes are needed in the way decisions are made and innovators will rise to the top while traditionalists will be left behind

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Shipping industry told to innovate to survive

Prosperity — and even survival — requires shipping companies to be adapt to constant change, says Ramez Naam

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Industry still lagging behind on digital standardisation and data sharing

Leadership panel level familiar criticism against an industry apparently unwilling to change

International Norshipping

How to innovate in shipping

If the predicted ‘Uberisation’ of shipping comes to pass, shipowners who have not managed to adjust their business models from today may well end up being the Uber driver of the scenario

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