Digitalization News


DP World Taps Young Minds for New Global Trade Solutions

Nov 03, 2022

DP World recently opened its doors to students from the top universities in UAE and India to  reimagine global supply chains and create new technology-driven solutions in its first-ever innovation challenge, THE BIG TECH PROJECT.DP World challenged the university students to design and build prototypes of their proposed trade solutions, under the expert guidance of mentors from DP World's Global Technology team…

Log-In Logística Intermodal taps Nautilus Labs for Digital Solutions

Jan 31, 2023

Brazil-based Log-In Logística Intermodal are working with Nautilus Labs to achieve reductions in fuel consumption and carbon emissions, optimized operations, and successful digital adoption across the latter’s organization.“We chose to partner…

From Paper to Pixels: Embracing the Digital Logbook

Jan 30, 2023

In an era of ever-smarter shipping, one key area of vessel and fleet administration appears stuck in the dark ages. Pierre Dominé explainswhy Stolt Tankers is rapidly transitioning to digital logbooks, unlocking a broad range of big data benefits…

Soncini Returns to Help Lead Maritime IT Company

Jan 18, 2023

Giampiero Soncini, former officer of the Italian Navy and a retired leader in the maritime IT sector, returns to the helm via his appointment as MD of Oceanly, a new company established in December by Esa Group, following its acquisition from Arribatec of a business unit…

Maersk, IBM Discontinue Shipping Blockchain Platform

Nov 30, 2022

Shipping company Maersk said on Tuesday it would discontinue a blockchain platform announced in 2018 in partnership with IBM with the aim of limiting the industry's costly paper trail.The platform called TradeLens will be phased out by the end of March next year…

UAB-Online: Digitizing Vessel Handling Workflow

Nov 29, 2022

UAB-Online, creator of a digital platform for optimizing liquid bulk shipping, said it is offering a freemium model for deep sea and inland terminals to give operators rapid access to its software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform.With the freemium model…

Marlink Helps Drive Odfjell’s Digital Strategy

Oct 26, 2022

Marlink signed an agreement with Odfjell Management AS to provide seamless access to global enterprise and crew applications across 52 vessels. The contract includes 43 vessels managed by Odfjell Management Norway and another nine operated by Thome Management Singapore…

Navtor, Hoppe Marine Link for Big Data Drive

Oct 26, 2022

NAVTOR’s NavFleet performance management and optimiation platform will now be able to access the data collected by HOPPE’s onboard vessel technology, after the two signed a new collaboration partnership that allows customers of the firms to…

Shoei Kisen Kaisha ink deal for Fleetwide install of NavFleet

Sep 15, 2022

NAVTOR secured an agreement with Shoei Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., one of Japan’s largest shipowners and managers, to deliver the NavFleet application across itsfleet of managed vessels. Shoei Kisen, a part of Imabari Shipbuilding, Japan’s largest shipbuilder…

Digitalization: NAVTOR, Veracity by DNV Partner

Sep 14, 2022

NAVTOR signed an Integrated Partner agreement with Veracity by DNV, a deal intended to help shipowners and operators simplify reporting, enable sustainable shipping and unlock green finance.“Our ecosystem collects, aggregates and utilizes enormous amounts of business-critical data…

Wärtsilä to Digitalize Associated British Ports’ Maritime Ops

Aug 24, 2022

Wärtsilä Voyage signed a contract for a five-year framework agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP) digitalize operations at its 21 ports. The Wärtsilä Voyage technologies chosen for the project are Navi-Port, Navi-Harbour Vessel Traffic Services…

Oldendorff Inks Deal for BOSS Voyage Optimization Suite

Aug 22, 2022

German bulk carrier company Oldendorff Carriers -- which operates about 700 ships globally -- and Blue Water signed a contract to implement Blue Water’s BOSS Voyage Optimization Suite for Oldendorff’s cape and baby cape fleet of owned and time chartered vessels…

The Changing Role of Ship Agents and Shipbrokers in a Digital World

Aug 17, 2022

In recent years, the shipping and logistics industry has experienced massive technological changes. These developments have transformed a traditional industry into a dynamic maritime network, which increasingly relies on the digital footprint…

Alfa Laval Acquires BunkerMetric

Aug 04, 2022

Alfa Laval has signed an agreement to acquire BunkerMetric, a Scandinavian software company that develops advanced decision support tools for the marine bunker segment. The company will be merged into weather intelligence software and decision support services frim StormGeo…

Tech File: P&O Adopts Hull Stress Monitoring for new Hybrid 'Super Ferries'

Jul 15, 2022

Light Structures tapped to deliver custom fiber optic solution for stress and fatigue measurement with real-time decision supportLight Structures AS won the contract to provide a Hull Stress Monitoring System for two new hybrid-power, double…

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