The Sunlit Uplands
Aug11

The Sunlit Uplands

Fusion has always been a ‘future fuel’, but now we’re close to putting the sun in a box

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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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A Mine of Information
Aug11

A Mine of Information

It has autonomous trucks, cars and even a railway, plus a cultural acceptance that automation works for humans. Could Rio Tinto add autonomous ships to the list?

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A Touch of Class
Aug11

A Touch of Class

According to research, like bidets, non-execs add a touch of class, but nobody knows what they’re for. There are ways to get real value out of them though.

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The Futurenauts: Oskar Levander
Aug10

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.

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Holo Victory?
Aug07

Holo Victory?

Hierarchical management is making us insular and unproductive. Could Holocracy be the answer? And could it ever work in shipping?

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Seduced and Abandoned
Aug07

Seduced and Abandoned

Millennial thinking is already demonstrating its value to shipping, but our lack of flexibility means even those seduced by the sea may jump ship.

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Big Data & The New IT – Videotel’s Nigel Cleave
Aug06

Big Data & The New IT – Videotel’s Nigel Cleave

Nor-Shipping saw the second of the Futurenautics 2015 roundtable series. We ask participant Nigel Cleave MD of Videotel for his view of Big Data and the new IT paradigm for shipping.

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The Fuels Issue
Aug01

The Fuels Issue

Everyone’s looking to make the ‘right’ choice about fuel. But there is no silver bullet. What counts is real efficiency, bolder aims and an acknowledgement that fuel is becoming a source of competitive advantage that goes way beyond how cheaply you can buy it.

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