Regvolution!
May15

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.

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The Train Now Departing
Feb23

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.

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Kissing the Frog
Nov20

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.

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The Emperor’s New Clothes
Aug11

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.

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Core Issue
May14

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?

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AI, AI, Captain
Feb16

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.

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Pigs Will Sing
Nov07

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.

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Bunker Mentality
Aug11

Bunker Mentality

Everyone’s looking to make the ‘right’ choice about fuel. But there is no silver bullet. The fuel of the future probably hasn’t shown up yet, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of scope for change.

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The Cookie Crumbles
May09

The Cookie Crumbles

Technology is disrupting risk, and it will both change and make maritime fortunes in the process.

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Hope and Prey
Feb02

Hope and Prey

The devil may take the hindmost, but cyber-criminals are taking everyone, and shipping looks like easy prey. We need a new security paradigm, and setting it isn’t IT’s job. It’s yours.

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Shipping 3.0
Nov05

Shipping 3.0

Sail, steam, digital. We need shipping’s next lightbulb moment

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Don’t Panic?
Aug10

Don’t Panic?

Despite representing just 1% of operating costs, connectivity is the gateway to shipping’s future. It is the answer. But what’s the question?

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The Weakest Link
May05

The Weakest Link

The world is on the brink of a new industrial revolution which will radically change materials, markets, manufacturing and machines. Can shipping pull its weight? Or will we continue to drag our anchor?

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The Cloud
Feb05

The Cloud

It’s connectivity and computing, it’s bringing community to commerce, it can deliver communication, collaboration and creativity, and for shipping it could mean the difference between competitiveness, and crisis, it is…the cloud

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Launch: Feature Article | e-nautics – shipping’s technology-enabled future
Dec20

Launch: Feature Article | e-nautics – shipping’s technology-enabled future

The current analysis of shipping’s future is flawed in two crucial respects; firstly because the technological future is – at least partly – foreseeable; and secondly, because it offers as many opportunities as it does threats.

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