In the past 6 years, over “$3.3 billion has been invested in digital start-ups in the shipping and logistics sector”, confirms a report by BCG.
Dr Nikolaos Loukeris discusses how AI is shaping the maritime industry.
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There’s been a lot written recently about artificial intelligence and how technology is changing the shipping industry, but let’s leave aside these developments for a moment. Let us focus on where people deal with people: Leadership. No matter where you are, what industry you are in, dealing with people is driving the industry forward, but also providing challenges.
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This is an energising time for leaders to act on business model innovation. However, with the ever-evolving technology and skill base, can leaders always stay ahead of their teams – and do they need to?
Several experts in leadership and technology share their thoughts on how leaders can stay vigilant around the constant evolution of skills and competences of teams. Read on...
90% of the world’s goods are transported by ships, making the maritime industry a crucial part of the global economy. However, leaders in maritime today face many challenges posed by the evolution of automation, changing economic landscape and globalization.
7 professionals discuss the most important skills for leaders of the future. Read on...
The OECD estimates that equalising the role of men and women could increase GDP by 10% by 2030*. With an aging workforce and difficulty in attracting young talent, the maritime industry lags behind diversity trends. Only 2% of global sea force represents women, who also receive 45% less compensation than men**.
In a recent webinar on equal shipping, led by Dr Katerina Konsta, CEO of SeaWorks Training & Consultancy, 8 women in maritime addressed the issues that they faced and continue to face in the industry. They covered organisational culture, lack of a suitable support network and inadequate industry awareness. Read on...
Hans Spliethoff, Commercial Director / Chartering Manager at Puyvast Chartering B.V and Stephane Bignoux, Programme Leader, MBA in Shipping & Logistics, Middlesex University analyse the current shipbroking system. In their research and in this short article they set out to understand whether technological advances pose a potential threat to the ship broker function and whether automation could help.
Oil and gas industry is a principal driver of the global economy, involving major commodity markets and trading. However, this industry is facing a plethora of significant and diverse challenges across the globe which encompasses environmental, geopolitical, community unrest and dissatisfaction, regulatory issues, emerging alternative sources of energy and more importantly falling demand due to slow economic growth. The most recent one is the crash in oil price.