Autonomous Ships controlled and monitored using phone tablet
The maritime space is now ready for disruption. A hundred years ago, a single ship was manned by 100 crew. Now, that's just down to 15 or 30 at most. The trend continues as technology...
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Operational work in the maritime sector is very fragmented which require several chains of people to finish one business requirement. Being one of the oldest industry might be the reason that shipping is considered traditional in its approach. Though it achieved tremendous advancement in its shipbuilding technology, mechanical performance, ensuring better security. We should also note that in past few years, the use of IT increased many folds; be it TOS or automation in port handling etc. But still, 500 Billion dollar industry requires more… much more.
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Did you ever do an energy balance calculation on how many batteries you would need to power a reasonable boat at reasonable speed and how much it will cost? If you did so...
The Yacht Charter market has a great potential of evolution, starting as soon as 2020. Read our WavySys news to find out more about the upcoming trends.
Olga Kostenko, for Marine Digital Systems We started as a technology startup: after several dozens of meetings with representatives of seaports, cargo terminals, cargo owners, agents and logistics companies, we...
Is shipbuilding neglected by startups? I would say so, it's not the easiest thing to disrupt, both because shipyards have a lot of resistance and because one needs the compounded experience to identify...
Isn't it great when global institutions take seriously the effort of startups, entrepreneurs, researchers to improve the world? It's even better when the focus is on the Ocean Economy. This is exactly the...
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There is a 24% increase in piracy due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, which has shut down many businesses and job opportunities around the world. The temptation of a little quick money led many to choose the illegal path - Maritime Piracy.
The ‘ocean economy’ is worth around $2.5 trillion.But the integrity of ocean ecosystems is threatened by climate change, pollution and overfishing.A second UpLink Ocean Sprint is looking for innovative solutions to address some...