Singapore debating big data: a savior for the shipping sector or just a fantasy?

The use of data and artificial intelligence was a major topic when the shipping sector's future was up for debate on the first day of Singapore Maritime Week. The industry is still too conservative and too poor at sharing knowledge, said Wilhelmsen Ship Management.

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The shipping industry is far from using all the opportunities made available through new technologies. But digitalization without a concrete plan is a headless errand, said panelists on stage at the debate Global Perspective: Future of Shipping, which on Monday helped kick off Singapore Maritime Week.

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