Port of Felixstowe launches pioneering 5G project

The Port of Felixstowe will soon be deploying 5G technology to support remote-controlled crane operations and a new IoT sensor network. The IoT element of the project will underpin predictive maintenance for Felixstowe's fleet of 31 quayside cranes and 82 yard cranes. 


Dredging industry looks for a revival in government contracts: Fact.MR study

Despite sluggish returns in 2020 due to unprecedented COVID-19 outbreak, the global dredging market is expected to report 3.3% YOY growth in 2021, a significant improvement over 3.5% y-o-y exhibited in 2020, finds Fact MR in a new study. The overall growth outlook remains positive, especially as applications in trade activity, maintenance, and urban development among others continue to rise. The market will vastly gain with demand in government sector rising. Fact MR in a new study has forecast government to account for over 43% of overall share through 2031.


Towards smart ships: offshore and maritime communication comes of age

For more than thirty years, the way we live, work, collaborate and communicate has been revolutionized by digital technology of one kind or another. From data capture to content delivery, from desktop to mobile, the pace of the world has increased at an exponential rate, fueled by gigantic leaps in technological innovation and the creative solutions those advances have inspired and informed. It has been a rapid and successful transformation. On land.