2. March 2015

Maritime IT standardization and business integration (2)

Smart integration of the ships and remote access to the vessels’ assets ends one of the main problems of IT in maritime businesses – doubled (“redundant”) data. There are opportunities to save money when transmitting data, especially when considering the rise of Inmarsat’s pay-as-you-go offer. But the root cause for high communication costs remains, as much data is […]
7. January 2015

Maritime IT: Standardization and business integration (1/2)

Every shipping company understands the essential need of saving as much fuel and operating cost as possible. However, so far, little has been done for means of organizational improvements despite slow steaming, optimized routing and hull design. Regardless of fuel, the administrative costs of vessel operation are the highest and technological progress and sophisticated change management is needed […]