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The Best Shipping Conference in the World. Probably.

Copenhagen is well known for brewing the best lager in the world. For two days in March as it trended on Twitter, it also had the best shipping conference in the world. Probably. Shipping2030 Europe.

The Early Bird

Regulation in shipping is often seen as an inconvenient necessity, but by getting in early regulations can support competitive advantage, argues Sofia Fürstenberg

Token Gesture?

Everyone’s jumping on the blockchain bandwagon, but what is the real potential of blockchain for shipping? Experts Deanna MacDonald, Karim Jabbar and Simon Ousager give the CEO briefing.

Regvolution!

Legacy regulation is facing the bureaucratic singularity, but the digital age also offers an unprecedented opportunity. Regvolution is coming, and it’s going to be transformational, says K D Adamson.

The Futurenauts: Adam Compain

Adam Compain founded Predictive Logistics company ClearMetal in 2014, and as its CEO he’s using data science to unlock unprecedented efficiencies for global trade.

Love in a Cold Climate

As the cold, hard reality of disruption hits this industry, shared body heat’s essential. And that’s where a new kind of partnership comes in, explains Thomas Bruun Clausen.

The Regvolution Issue – Q2 2017

Legacy regulation is facing the bureaucratic singularity, but the digital age also offers an unprecedented opportunity. Regvolution is coming, and it’s going to be transformational.

Waypoint Digital 2017

A waypoint is defined as an intermediate point or place on a sea-passage or line of travel—a stopping point, or point at which course is changed. Waypoint Digital 2017 will become the benchmark for assessing digital transformation in the shipping and maritime industry.

The Train Now Departing

It’s where the adventure always starts. Where the magic begins. If you can’t get onto the platform then you’re going to get left behind, says K D Adamson.

Reset?

The fourth industrial revolution is disrupting some very basic mechanisms that have been facilitating massive growth in seaborne trade volumes, and they could become outdated sooner than many people expect, explains Christopher Rex.

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Regvolution!

Legacy regulation is facing the bureaucratic singularity, but the digital age also offers an unprecedented opportunity. Regvolution is coming, and it’s going to be transformational, says K D Adamson.

The Train Now Departing

It’s where the adventure always starts. Where the magic begins. If you can’t get onto the platform then you’re going to get left behind, says K D Adamson.

Kissing the Frog

The scale of shipping’s problems may be big, but the solution is far bigger. Because shipping isn’t a noun these days. It’s a verb.

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: Adam Compain

Adam Compain founded Predictive Logistics company ClearMetal in 2014, and as its CEO he’s using data science to unlock unprecedented efficiencies for global trade.

The Futurenauts: Warwick Norman

Warwick Norman has been CEO of RightShip since its inception in 2001. Under his stewardship, the company has become a global authority on maritime safety.

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 Connected Issue – Q1 2017

Connected, Collaborative, Converged. How and why shipping’s winter of discontent could become a summer of love.

The Blue Logistics Issue

The intelligent transport systems of the future are taking shape, and we need to start thinking far bigger, engaging with suppliers and customers to start creating value rather than just cutting cost.

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?

White Paper | Autonomous Ships

Are autonomous, unmanned ships the future? Do the efficiencies and savings stack up? Is broader connectivity and technology infrastructure, regulators and insurers keeping up? Or is the unmanned ship a distraction from the far wider disruption taking place?

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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