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.
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?
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.
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?
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?