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Digitalisation of the maritime sector may be progressing at a slower rate than in certain other sectors, but new technologies are gradually being integrated. Innovations such as artificial intelligence, the ‘internet of things’ and ‘smart’ ports are all on the horizon. However, challenges and concerns remain in regard to regulation, training, liabilities and costs

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DNV to promote green maritime initiatives in Singapore

DNV and Singapore Institute of Technology will focus on advancing zero-emission and autonomous ships, shore remote control and simulation centres

Singapore considers green corridor deal with Japan

Plan discussed during a visit to Tokyo and Yokohama by members of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

ABS brings Silicon Valley to maritime technology

Much of the maritime tech sector is hoping to survive to the end of the year rather than identifying a North Star and aligning their products by it, says American Bureau of Shipping Digital Solutions head Paul Sells

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Can Japanese gambling deliver autonomous shipping?

What has the Apollo astronaut programme got to do with ageing Japanese seafarers and funding for autonomous shipping? Listen to this week’s edition of the Lloyd’s List Podcast to find out

GSBN makes foray in Latin America

Cargo Release is supported by Cosco Shipping Lines, Orient Overseas Container Line and Hutchison Ports

Cosco responds to global supply chain disruptions

Company says move is response to pandemic-induced delays and greater demand for a more stable and resilient supply chain

MPA Singapore forms green corridor with Rotterdam

Agreement aims to optimise maritime efficiency, safety, and the transparent flow of goods by creating a digital trade lane in which relevant data, electronic documentation and standards are shared

China issues implementation plan to achieve carbon emission goal

China will make a major push to boost green and smart ships

Does shipping now have too much data?

Some shipowners have invested in software systems that are no longer supported. The best system is one that is used, and where owners and managers are supported to understand the information

Infinity Maritime adds ABS to sustainability team

Interest coming from owners of tankers, gas carriers and shortsea shipping as well as bulkers, says Infinity

PSA launches digitalisation initiatives in Singapore’s haulage sector

Digitalised processes enable greater efficiency, reliability, timeliness and transparency in the movement of goods across supply chains, PSA said

Port digitalisation progressing, but challenges remain

Integrating new technologies with existing systems can be a major hurdle

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