What will change in the shipping industry in the coming decade? The fact is - we don't know so well. Most people in 2010 would not believe the pursued level of digitalization in...
AR/VR/MR and other *R technologies have been around for quite a while and a lot of applications where envisaged since the early days of Star Trek but new technologies and devices made a...
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By Okan Duru 2019-12-10 13:58:00 You may have heard of tech industry buzz words like software-as-a-service (SaaS) or car-as-a-service (CaaS). In the SaaS scheme, the user does not need to install and sacrifice a portion of storage for software. Instead, software can be operated through a cloud connection and with much higher computing capacity. Difficult [...]
Today’s design and manufacturing world is quickly evolving to a model-based environment, one where intelligent 3D CAD models are the authority, containing not only the information to build a part or assembled product, but also to verify the end result against the nominal 3D CAD design.  This reality requires more definition than ever before, expanding [...]
Mark Huang (Standing, Left) working with startups at SeaAhead in Boston.
I recently wrote a Boston Globe cover story about the maritime startup ecosystem and had the opportunity to sit down and talk with, Mark Huang, Managing Director of Sea-Ahead, a public benefit corporation in Boston that supports maritime startups at the intersection of innovation, sustainability, and the oceans. Mark has over 15 years of cleantech venture experience. He [...]
  Today, adults in the US spend over 11 hours a day looking at screens. That counts for more than a third of our livelihoods. Yet even though they serve as a portal to 90 percent of our media consumption, screens continue to define and constrain how and where we consume content, and they may very soon become [...]
DNV GL – Maritime has released the third edition of its Maritime Forecast to 2050 at London International Shipping Week 2019 (LISW). The Maritime Forecast examines the future of the shipping industry in a rapidly changing global energy landscape. This year’s report focusses on the challenge of reducing the carbon intensity of the global fleet [...]
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Spire Global announced a new weather forecast tool specialized for maritime companies, providing information to help ports, ships and shipping companies. The information from its constellation of dozens of small satellites is supposed to help firms navigating tricky areas such as the Red Sea's Tokar Gap. It will also help companies conserve fuel and run [...]
With shipping poised to tackle the decarbonisation question head on, is it time to renew the discussion about nuclear power? In the first of a two part analysis Gavin Lipsith looks at the technology developments, both from a safety and efficiency perspective and asks whether nuclear could be an accepted solution in the future Opposition [...]