Container lines such as ONE, MSC, CMA CGM and more have now adopted joint standards for digital container tracking through organization DCSA, which works for digitization and standardization in the container industry.
New technology and digitalization in shipping are often used incorrectly or end up being a stress factor for officers, a new report from Danish university Aarhus University concludes based on data from eight vessels. At worst, it may lead to accidents.
The ambition is to double revenue in coming months, while from 2019 the Kongsberg group's new digital company will deliver "exciting results," says Hege Skryseth, President of Kongsberg Digital, to ShippingWatch.
Hege Skryseth, CEO of new company Kongsberg Digital, offers ShippingWatch her predictions for the four biggest trends in digital developments within shipping. "Shipping is still conservative, but the sector is catching up," she says.
Maersk Line and IBM are joining forces to develop and implement blockchain technology in the global supply chain. According to the two companies, the technology could save the industry billions of dollars.
Maersk Line annually earmarks a double-digit million-dollar figure to roll out a digital strategy for its fleet, says Niels Bruus, the carrier's head of future solutions for fleet management and technology. All Maersk Line's vessels are expected to be digitally linked by 2018.