International experts about the maritime industry digitalization: the industry is ready for the digital navigation as the next step after e-Navigation
The Marinet Conference on the most promising maritime high technologies held today, 5 September 2018, at SMM-2018 gathered representatives of the leading companies and scientific centers from different countries. The Conference programme included panel discussions on digital navigation and unmanned shipping as well as maritime robotics fest.
During the “Digital navigation vs e-Navigation” panel battle, Aleksander Potemkin, Kronshtadt Technologies, and Jin Hyoung Park, KRISO, shared their experience in e-navigation development in Russia and in South Korea. The Hermitage and SMART-Navigation projects will let considerably improve navigation safety having ensured fast data exchange between vessels and control centers.
Dimitris Theodosiou, representative of DANAOS Management Consultants, told about services that digitalization can offer to shipping companies. They will let streamline some operations related to identification of vessels, detection and response to emergency situations, online monitoring of water area etc.
When speaking about logistics digitalization, Don Staffin, Managing Director of ShipServ, emphasized that the process is associated with the technology of big data, correct processing and interpretation of which will ensure “big analyses” taking all the factors into consideration. That will consequently make logistics and maritime operations smarter and more efficient.
Online poll held during the panel discussion on IAA PortNews’ website shows that most visitors expect the introduction of digital technologies to let reduce water transport costs and improve its efficiency.
The Conference was organized by the Industry Association MARINET and Media Group PortNews with the support of Russian Venture Company (RVC).
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