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Shipping2030

The shipping and maritime industry needs a new kind of event, that can provide the platform it needs to find and share the big ideas and accelerate its speed of innovation. Welcome to Shipping2030.

Time for ‘T’

Whether your skills are ‘I’ shaped or ‘T’ shaped is increasingly important. As demands on organisations change shipping needs to talk a whole new language.

The NavGrid

Everyone’s looking for ideas that capitalise on the exponential growth of technology and connectivity at sea, and the NavGrid is one senior industry veteran’s take. Captain Ashok Menon explains.

Back to the Future

The assumption is always that new technology will replace the old, but breakthrough tech can also supercharge stuff we thought was obsolete.

Are You Being Served?

There’s a new Seaconomics for shipping, but there’s a new paradigm for manufacturers too. Servinomics is a response to the tough new global reality, and in maritime one manufacturer is leading the way

The Emperor’s New Clothes

If you’re worrying about COP21, then you can stop. Shipping isn’t likely to cause that level of pollution by 2050. But there’s a reason for that. It’s called the new Seaconomics. And it’s something you probably should worry about.

The Futurenauts: K D Adamson

K D Adamson is a futurist and CEO of Futurenautics Group. She wants people to ask big questions, shipping to create its digital vision, and will sleep when she’s dead, writes Amy Berry.

Fish Out Of Water?

Shipping and maritime is in a state of digital shift, but is it really a fish out of water? A ground-breaking survey is about to deliver its verdict, says Roger Adamson.

The New Seaconomics Issue

As the link between global GDP and shipping volumes decouples the industry has to find answers that will allow shipping to right itself in the digital age. Reassuring each other the upturn is coming isn’t enough – we have to grasp the New Seaconomics.

A Pile of Junk, And a good imagination

According to Edison invention requires a pile of junk and a good imagination, but it also requires a really compelling problem to solve, says Martin Kits van Heyningen.

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The Emperor’s New Clothes

If you’re worrying about COP21, then you can stop. Shipping isn’t likely to cause that level of pollution by 2050. But there’s a reason for that. It’s called the new Seaconomics. And it’s something you probably should worry about.

Core Issue

The world is in flux, so it’s no surprise innovation is a top priority. Or is it? Shipping’s customers are crying out for a Model-T, but are we just delivering a faster horse?

AI, AI, Captain

The SmartShip’s autonomy will actually drive convergence, forging the new blue logistics chain as part of the intelligent transport systems of the future.

Pigs Will Sing

Brand and PR is giving way to culture and purpose. So shipping doesn’t need to get better at PR and branding, it just needs to get better, and cognitive diversity is at the heart of that.

The Futurenauts: K D Adamson

K D Adamson is a futurist and CEO of Futurenautics Group. She wants people to ask big questions, shipping to create its digital vision, and will sleep when she’s dead, writes Amy Berry.

The Futurenauts: Christopher Rex

As Head of Research at Danish Ship Finance Christopher Rex is responsible for a must-read bi-annual market report, and his clear-eyed analysis is shaking up the industry.

The Futurenauts: Birgit Marie Liodden

As the new Director of Nor-Shipping Birgit Marie Liodden’s profile is on the rise, and she has the potential to be a real catalyst for change. She becomes our first female Futurenaut.

The Futurenauts: Oskar Levander

Rolls-Royce’s Oskar Levander has become ‘Mr Unmanned Ships’, but in practice his role is much wider. And if anyone qualifies as a Futurenaut it’s him.

The New Seaconomics Issue

As the link between global GDP and shipping volumes decouples the industry has to find answers that will allow shipping to right itself in the digital age. Reassuring each other the upturn is coming isn’t enough – we have to grasp the New Seaconomics.

The Innovation Issue

Innovation is top priority for companies world-wide but shipping is renovating rather than innovating. How do we drive a culture of innovation rather than a desire to get back to normal?

The SmartShips Issue

Unmanned or not the SmartShip’s autonomy will actually be a catalyst for integration and convergence, forging the new Blue Logistics chain as part of the intelligent transport systems of the future. This issue explains why and how.

The Culture, Brand & Diversity Issue

Shipping is becoming acutely aware that its brand and public image isn’t doing it any favours, but it doesn’t need to get better at PR, it just needs to get better.

Research White Paper | Maritime Satellite Communications & Applications 2016

The successful launch of Intelsat’s EPIC satellite means the new era for maritime connectivity is gearing-up. But what is the reality of satcoms at sea, and what’s about to change? Read the survey White Paper free.

White Paper | Big Data & The New IT

The growing importance of data is seeing IT transform its fundamental mission, transitioning away from traditional support functions and becoming a strategic driver at the heart of the business. As evidence-based decision making replaces gut-feel and technology deployment drives competitive advantage, how ready is shipping to capitalise on this new paradigm?

White Paper | Shipping 3.0

Accused of lacking technology focus and expertise, entrenched beliefs, opaque practices, and a cavalier attitude to its customers, how does shipping remake itself for the twenty-first century?

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