Caterpillar Marine Acquires Key to Big Data – ESRG

Imagine operating a ship while continuously keeping track of 100 different things that were happening aboard your ship. It’s simple data collection, but the amount of data produced can be utterly overwhelming and frankly useless if you don’t know what’s relevant and what isn’t. “Understanding big data and making useful decisions from it is not one of the core competencies of … [Read more...]

Billions Will be Saved via a Digitally-Connected Maritime Industry

“Ship to shore connectivity has not kept pace with the unprecedented data access available ashore after the internet revolution, but things are changing fast,” commented Inmarsat Maritime President Frank Coles at a conference in London last week. “The industrial internet is here and shipping will have to accept it. With ships already featuring ever increasing numbers of … [Read more...]