“Where digitalisation trends meet maritime needs”

An article by Panos Theodossopoulos, published at the latest issue of The Motorship, discussing the adoption of digital trends and suggesting that the shipping industry should embrace innovation while respecting tradition.

“In today’s shipping industry, issues like energy efficiency, condition-based maintenance and asset management are increasingly gaining the attention of shipowners and operators. This leads to the operation of ships under advanced supervision and monitoring in order to improve reliability, safety and economy. In addition, fluctuating oil prices and stricter environmental regulatory frameworks are becoming the norm in which ship owners are called to operate their vessel power plants, often in conditions outside their ‘standard’ operational envelope…”