Driverless cars. Pilotless planes. What about crewless ships?
End of July 2017, Hapag-Lloyd received an additional state-of-the-art 15,000 TEU vessel. The “AFIF” was handed over to Hapag-Lloyd’s Ship Management by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) in South Korea.
Companies team up to build autonomous, zero-emission container "feeder ship." SpaceX's drone landing ships have already proven that uncrewed vessels can handle some of the most dangerous jobs at sea. Now, two Norwegian companies are poised to put robo-boats into one of the most dull: hauling cargo down the fjord.
New technology always contributes in making a positive difference in our lives. For many years, we have enjoyed the wide broadband internet connectivity that made our lives much easier. Through this technology, the whole world became a small village in our hands. We were privileged enough to witness this revolution and enjoy “what is possible” in the broadband satellite connectivity world. However, 5 years ago this was not the case for people who were working in the sea and spending long time off land. They had very limited connection services, they could only send the SOS messages, text emails without attachments and very limited browsing ability.
AXSMarine Trade Flows is the new cutting-edge solution bringing a whole new level of transparency to the maritime world. A real big data application in the form of an online research tool for the Dry Bulk industry – enabling on-demand analysis of drybulk ship and commodity movements and trends, bringing users a competitive edge.
Cruise lines are transforming the modern fleet with new technologies and designs to protect the oceans, air and destinations that millions of cruise passengers enjoy each year. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) showcases cruise lines’ technologies that sustainably reduce the industry’s environmental footprint.
Aries Marine’s recent fleet contract orders with major European ship owners has seen the company’s order book crossing the milestone figure of ONE HUNDRED vessels.
A group of Asia Pacific operators have joined together to explore blockchain technology to improve security and transparency in the supply chain.
The Singaporean branch of IBM will now explore and trial proof of concept (PoC) blockchain-based supply chain business network innovations with PIL and PSA to achieve better security, efficiency, and transparency in regional supply chain business networks.