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Smart Shipping and Technology

Smart shipping requires holistic thinking by smart people

Many inflated claims are being made about the technologies being proffered to the shipping industry as its future, but history shows us when significant new technologies become available, the transition takes time and companies must adapt to managing such innovation in the round

Technology and Innovation Digitalisation Regulation

The Lloyd's List Business Briefing discusses the Three Elements of Efficiency



Nick Brown, Director, Marine & Offshore Lloyd's Register speaks at the Lloyd's List Business Briefing about collaberation between the industry and Silicon Valley

Lloyds Register’s head of Marine and Offshore Nick Brown joins us to discuss the shifting requirements of an industry dealing with disruption on several fronts


Set Alert for Lloyd's List Sectors :: Technology and Innovation

Cosco-backed platform launches first application in China

The product has already been deployed by Cosco Shipping Lines, Orient Overseas Container Line and Shanghai International Port Group, while Hapag-Lloyd will embark on a trial run in the third quarter of 2021

Asia Pacific Containers

Eastern Pacific turns to VR for LNG bunkering training

The benefit of virtual reality training is that it is not limited to narrow simulations but can reflect the most up-to-date equipment and vessel configurations and can accommodate as many trainees as needed

Singapore Ship Management

Why technology training is best preparation for digital shipping

There are two schools of thought: one suggests technology aids mariners, the other argues that mariners aid technology. Best performance comes as mariners and technology complement each other

Crewing Ship operations

Would a master stop his ship if the crew are fatigued?

Masters must occasionally feel tempted to give a crew adequate rest, but dare not for fear of being disciplined. This fear is the reason why fatigue is ignored and will continue to be under-reported

International Crewing

Future seafarer training ‘must focus on digital literacy’

An industry webinar heard that colleges are still teaching digital evolution from 15 years ago. A more holistic approach is needed that shows shipping’s impact on society

Crewing Digitalisation

Mi Chuanjin, Sailor’s e-home

The "seafarer scalper-like" model in China's traditional crewing business has led Mr Mi to create his start-up, aiming to digitalise the service and reduce job-hunting and training costs for seafarers. And he is seeing the latent opportunities, with growing users and data on his digital platform

Asia Pacific Crewing

Dita Bruijn, PortXchange

Innovation is gaining pace, though the challenges of changing a conservative industry are still great. There is room in the market for those with the right idea and the patience to see it through 

International Digital Disruption

What every entrepreneur should know — but is afraid to ask

Being agile and talented are not enough for an entrepreneur in maritime. A degree of commercial shrewdness is vital, plus an ability to see the long-term vision. A two-year time horizon will not cut it

Future of Shipping Technology and Innovation

Ethical hacker says ships are wide open to cyber attack

Ethical hacker Weston Hecker detailed the increasing risk to ships’ operational technology and how basic carelessness leaves many companies vulnerable

International Casualty
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