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Thursday, June 29, 2023
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Shipping

Could Silicon Valley’s Top Minds Be Recruited To Help Shipping?

By John Konrad (gCaptain) Shipping, a stalwart industry often found clinging to antiquated practices and methodologies, has rarely been associated with

June 29, 2023
Total Views: 1021

CSCSU Great Lakes Students in SSDS Lab at Operations Specialist "A" School
Navy

Could the Great Lakes Emerge As The New Frontier For Naval Technology?

by James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) China’s recent enhancement of its spying operations in Cuba — likely to focus on surveilling the many US military

June 29, 2023
Total Views: 5439

Friday, May 12, 2023
SpaceX Says It Could Replace Containerships? We Say No, It Can’t
Energy

SpaceX Says It Could Replace Containerships? We Say No, It Can’t

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In the vast cosmos of technological innovation, the concept of rocket-propelled cargo transport has become a dazzling star,

May 12, 2023
Total Views: 3538

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
A digitally enhanced image of ships
Shipping

Maritime Data Market Consolidation Continues as Veson Launches VesselsValue Bid

Boston-based maritime freight management solutions provider Veson Nautica has announced its intention to acquire vessel valuation expert VesselsValue, the

April 11, 2023
Total Views: 822

Thursday, April 6, 2023
Vice Admiral Scott D. Conn
Navy

US Navy Admiral Says AI Warships ‘Must Obey’

by John Konrad (gCaptain) This week marked significant AI-related announcements for the US Navy at the annual Sea Air Space conference. Top Admiral and CNO,

April 6, 2023
Total Views: 51145

Monday, April 3, 2023
Navy warship CIC
Navy

US Navy Tests Secret Maritime Data Technology

The U.S. Navy is currently testing its highly secretive Project Overmatch initiative with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group off the California coast. This

April 3, 2023
Total Views: 3874

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Ship Paper Chart Navigation
Incidents

Ship Captain Believes ChatGPT Told Him To Change Course

by John Konrad (gCaptain) gCaptain has obtained a troubling report from an American captain, who claims that a shipowner utilized an AI bot, potentially

March 15, 2023
Total Views: 27521

Friday, March 10, 2023
DP World To Install First High-Bay Container Storage System at Pusan Terminal
Ports

DP World To Install First High-Bay Container Storage System at Pusan Terminal

Global port operator DP World has announced the first commercial installation of its innovative BOXBAY high-bay storage system at its container terminal in

March 10, 2023
Total Views: 7328

Thursday, May 13, 2021
gravity-jetsuit ship approach
Video

What if Tony Stark Was A Ship Pilot?

With a rich family history in Aviation, former Oil Trader & Royal Marines Reservist, Richard Browning, founded pioneering Aeronautical Innovation company,

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 3591

Friday, February 12, 2021
NAvy 3d Printed Radar Array
Navy

US Navy Tests 3D Printed Radars

by Kevin McAndrews (U.S. Navy) U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) experts created and tested 3D-printed antennas, arrays, and parts to advance radar

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 2269

Monday, February 1, 2021
Geollect Wins UKHO’s ADMIRALTY Maritime Insurance Innovation Challenge
Shipping

Geollect Wins UKHO’s ADMIRALTY Maritime Insurance Innovation Challenge

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced that the geospatial intelligence technology provider Geollect has won its ADMIRALTY Marine Innovation Programme

February 1, 2021
Total Views: 433

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Elon Musk Starlink Internet Logo
Maritime News

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Mariners Eagerly Await Starlink But How Many Can Afford It?

By Joey Roulette (Reuters) – SpaceX is offering its Starlink broadband satellite internet service to test users for $99 a month, plus $499 for a setup

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 1603

Monday, July 1, 2019
When,  Where, And How Technology Will Disrupt Shipping
Blog

When, Where, And How Technology Will Disrupt Shipping

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) According to the World Bank, no other industry has pulled more people out of poverty worldwide. And if the world’s ships

July 1, 2019
Total Views: 11

Friday, June 21, 2019
maersk blockchain
Maritime News

Digital Standards for Container Shipping on the Starting Blocks

By Gavin van Marle in Rotterdam (The Loadstar) – The first common digital standards for the container shipping industry are expected to be proposed this

June 21, 2019
Total Views: 70

Monday, May 6, 2019
autonomous containership
Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Maritime Industry Technology Accelerators

By Ira Breskin – The staid maritime industry now boasts several technology accelerators, with more likely to follow. The accelerator name is

May 6, 2019
Total Views: 82

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Norway’s Aker Bets On Software Engineers for Its Oil Business
Maritime News

Norway’s Aker Bets On Software Engineers for Its Oil Business

By Shadia Nasralla and Gwladys Fouche STAVANGER, Norway, Sept 19 (Reuters) – When the owners of Norwegian oil firm Aker BP decided to digitise its

September 19, 2018
Total Views: 9

Friday, August 4, 2017
blockchain technology in shipping
Maritime News

Blockchain Technology: Friend or Foe?

MTS Logistics is a C-TPAT and ISO9001:2008 certified NVOCC specializing in LCL, FCL, and project sea freight shipments. With the help of their global agency

August 4, 2017
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Maersk Elects New Chairman to Steer Digital Transformation
Maritime News

Maersk Elects New Chairman to Steer Digital Transformation

By Stine Jacobsen COPENHAGEN March 28 (Reuters) – A.P. Moller-Maersk’s new chairman committed to automating its systems as the oil and shipping

March 28, 2017
Total Views: 46

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
containership panama canal
Blog

Is 2017 The Apex Of Shipping?

By Captain George Livingstone                          Well 2016 was quite a year for

January 17, 2017
Total Views: 27

Thursday, January 5, 2017
High Tech on High Seas: Carnival Unveils Wearable Technology on Ships
News

High Tech on High Seas: Carnival Unveils Wearable Technology on Ships

By Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp. is unveiling wearable technology that allows cruise ship staff to personalize service at sea, whether

January 5, 2017
Total Views: 59
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