Smart Ship­ping

Financial Mirror (Cyprus) - - FRONT PAGE -

The sec­ond panel looked at “Smart Ship­ping”, with Anas­ta­sios Pa­pa­giannopou­los, Pres­i­dent of BIMCO as the moder­a­tor. The panel com­prised of Dr. St­ef­fen Gau, Marine Busi­ness De­vel­op­ment New Con­struc­tion of Lloyd’s Reg­is­ter Marine and Off­shore cov­er­ing the dis­cus­sion on Novel Ship De­signs, Cyn­thia Hud­son, CEO of Hud­sonA­n­a­lytix, cov­er­ing the dis­cus­sion on Cy­ber Se­cu­rity and Ge­orge Ward, Project Sup­port Man­ager of ECDIS Ltd, cov­er­ing the dis­cus­sion on Dig­i­tal­i­sa­tion.

On novel ship de­sign, it was men­tioned that newly de­signed ships have ad­di­tional and novel equip­ment on board that make ships more ef­fi­cient. This equip­ment will lead to de­creased air emis­sions from such new ships. The role of the shipown­ers dur­ing the de­sign stage and of the clas­si­fi­ca­tion so­ci­eties dur­ing the build­ing stage of new ships was re­ferred to.

With re­gard to dig­i­tal­i­sa­tion, it was em­pha­sised that it is com­ing to the ship­ping in­dus­try fast thus, the in­dus­try needs to be ready to em­brace its ben­e­fits and pre­pare for the threats

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