The significance of shipping in world trade needs no mention; port management thus calls for nothing but state of the art technological resources. the reality, however, paints a different picture; most global ports are still manually managed and are struggling to keep up with ever-growing volumes and maritime traffic. With the growth of MSW, that we are at the cusp of an IT revolution in the shipping scene, given that discerning deployment strategies are embraced.
The maritime industry has been an unhurried adopter of digital transformation. With digital solutions being deployed in bits and pieces, the industry has been treading digital waters at quite a slow pace. With most players in the industry still following legacy systems and processes, it is important to understand the change digital transformation can bring to the sector. This blog looks at the impact of Digital Technologies across different touchpoints of the shipping and maritime industry.