Moving into the cloud has enabled crews on board and on shore to collaborate on tasks from inspections to crew management, purchasing and inventory to compliance, maintenance, and technical tasks. The real advantage is that staff can access information and data anytime, anywhere, including on a smartphone. Nowadays cloud technology has been the game changer
The cloud has facilitated the sharing of business-critical information such as important maritime instructions, crew schedules, payroll data and other key communications by teams onshore with the crews and it can be actioned immediately, ensuring the company is responsive and dynamic and can react to any situation.
Ports around the world are now increasingly taking advantage of new technology as digitalisation of ports will allow them to operate more autonomously and efficiently. 5G will be the catalyst for such innovation, but the current priorities of mobile operators do not readily lend themselves to providing coverage at ports
Business Intelligence has become more relevant in recent years since it enables companies to conduct enhanced analysis of any kind using existing data and match this against various KPIs. At the same time give to the customers enhanced insights into their operational data and drive a data culture across the organisation to improve business decision making.