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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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Daily Briefing November 26 2021

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Electronic bills of lading are disrupting the traditional supply chain

Digital documents allow counterparties to receive their cargo faster. Moves towards interoperability should be supported to foster further efficiencies

Bureau Veritas shipping data offline after cyber attack

Company says cybersecurity procedures were immediately activated and ‘further investigations and corrective measures’ are in progress

71 Nick Brown, Lloyd's Register/IACS

Nick Brown is seeking to turn Lloyd's Register towards a maritime and ocean economy business, which involves sweeping away non-core activities; he believes data is the catalyst that will upend the class model

Smart tech set to divide shipping like never before

A Lloyd’s List webinar hears how digital technology has shone a bright light on traditional ways of working. Silo mentality and an obsession with cost rather than value must be countered quickly

How has shipping changed after 25 years of digitalisation?

Development in the digital space has been rapid: it’s accepted in unlikely places. The need now is standardisation of infrastructure and collaboration among industry players and software providers

Kongsberg and ABS join forces on digitalisation

Shipping has seen much digital collaboration over the past 18 months, with this alliance being among the most significant. The aim is to achieve decarbonisation through digital solutions and transparency

All hail the smart shipping revolution

Welcome to the era of hyper-connectivity, which will divide the industry between the brave and the timid

Klaveness starts shipping emissions reports for aluminium major

While Norway’s Klaveness is working with a major charterer in the aluminium industry on carbon emissions reporting across the supply chain, Germany’s Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement is using behavioural science to reduce carbon emissions

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