Articles & Video
12 definitions and distinctions the maritime industry needs right now
Whether you’re an old hand, or just starting out in the industry, the Knect365 Maritime team believe these definitions or distinctions to be important ones we needed to address.
Ioannis Martinos: Brokers and the flexible pool of the future
The Signal Group chief executive opens up about his different approach to commercial pool management and how he envisages the group's growth over the next year.
Maritime can't resist digital disruption for much longer
Despite obstacles to digitalisation receiving most coverage, leaders within the maritime sector are at last recognising there’s no turning back from disruption.
Developing the Battery Technology to Fuel Shipping in the Future
With approaching emission challenges, the shipping sector is looking to replace HFO. A green and sustainable solution is battery technology, and the developments are promising for a future of battery fuelled fleets.
Wind Power for Shipping: Not Just Hot Air
Shipping is entering a brave new era with ever accelerating advances in big data, artificial intelligence, smart ships, robotics and automation. However, one of the newest and most exciting advances in cargo shipping is actually not an "advance" at all - but the adaptation of existing ideas that actually been around for a very long time. Vessel propulsion mechanisms that innovators in shipping and maritime are testing right now are often updated versions of tech that already exists, such as that “rotor ship” described in that 1930 Popular Science article.
Special shipping required: the new world of cyber security threats
Often labelled the Internet of Things (IoT), connected devices and equipment have become an entry path for cyber-attacks. While this digitalisation makes products easier to use, it opens the door wide to threat actors. In this article Jens Christian Høy Monrad, Senior Intel Analyst, FireEye iSIGHT Intelligence explores the issue in more detail. Jens is also a speaker at our KNect365 Maritime #Shipping2030 event.