Katerina Ignatiou

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Four ways AIS has changed shipping

Shipping, or the movement of people and goods by sea, is one of the most ancient and widely used forms of transportation. From the days of the Phoenicians right through to the European explorers discovering the ‘new world,’ man sailed the seas on ships equipped with little more than a[…]

Marine Gallery June 2018

Welcome to the Marine Gallery of June 2018, a monthly segment on our blog featuring the five best pictures of every month, selected by members of the MarineTraffic Photo Moderators. These could include images of vessels, ports or lighthouses from around the world. We encourage everyone to submit photos by[…]

Marine Gallery May 2018

Welcome to the Marine Gallery of May 2018, a monthly segment on our blog featuring the five best pictures of every month, selected by members of the MarineTraffic Photo Moderators. These could include images of vessels, ports or lighthouses from around the world. We encourage everyone to submit photos by[…]

Marine Gallery April 2018

Welcome to the Marine Gallery of April 2018, a monthly segment on our blog featuring the five best pictures of every month, selected by members of the MarineTraffic Photo Moderators. These could include images of vessels, ports or lighthouses from around the world. We encourage everyone to submit photos by[…]

Disruption and digitisation to focus on improving efficiency

Wärtsilä’s Tamara de Gruyter talks about digitisation and disruption, following the company’s acquisition of Transas   As the shipping industry sails towards a digital horizon, the sector’s leading players are busy looking for solutions that will help improve operational and business efficiencies. In its attempt to speed up its Smart[…]

Can the shipping industry cope with technological change?

In a detailed report, Clyde&Co examines the impact of smart and autonomous shipping, warning it may not all be ‘plain sailing’.   When considering the adoption of new technologies, management needs to keep crew at the forefront of their minds. These are the findings of a recent report authored by[…]