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Technology & Innovation

Stay informed with the latest news, analysis and market insight on the technology and innovation bringing shipping into the digital age, driving new ideas and reshaping business models 

All hail the smart shipping revolution

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

Digital Disruption Environment Safety

Inmarsat sets tone for shipping’s digital decade

Interest in digitalisation has grown so fast over the past year that adding a few more satellites will not satisfy demand for long. Inmarsat’s newly unveiled Orchestra, an integrated capability, will avoid the need to continually reinvent the wheel

Imarsat Technology and Innovation Digital Disruption

News & Analysis

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Data pricing seen as crucial to GSBN’s digital ambition in trade finance

Enabling banks direct and authorised access to shipping and port companies’ shipment data to provide the proof for financing in a quicker and safer manner, stands at the core of the new products

Asia Pacific Containers

Toolkit plots shipping’s path through software jungle

Fleet digitalisation is expected to account for about half the efficiency gains needed for shipping to meet its decarbonisation 2050 goals. But the software available is growing exponentially

International Sustainability

TradeLens looks to electronic bills of lading for growth in China

The Maersk/IBM operated digital platform is optimistic about its prospects in China, with some Tradelens member carriers also considering using its eBL service

China Containers

Links in supply chain make perfect viral vectors

Container shipping has already had its fair share of high-profile cyber attacks  and, with its highly dependent relationships, an attack on one is an attack on all in the supply chain

Cyber Containers

Organisations join up for major push on electronic bills of lading

The pandemic showed the weaknesses of paper-based documentation in shipping. A new alliance of industry bodies wants to push ahead with standards and interoperability to bring about widespread adoption of electronic documentation

International Containers
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