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Future of Shipping 2030

Ports are a key part of the global supply chain. In turn, what goes on in the world heavily affects port activities and shipping operations. This article analyzes the current and future state of the shipping industry.

Smart Ports

In the maritime industry, the port represents processes that are integral to the supply chain. As maritime operations have become more complex, so too has the role of the port evolved, leading to the development of smart ports.

Port Call Optimization

A reliable port always looks for the most optimal solutions for their port calls. As the global supply chain develops and changes, seaports need to ensure that supply and demand are met. Port call optimization is the first step toward a future of resilience and sustainability for the maritime industry.

Survey World Maritime Forum – Copenhagen 2022

The World Maritime Forum has been a great experience for Teqplay to come face to face with leaders and experts in the maritime industry. We took the opportunity to conduct a survey to gauge the level of interest in maritime innovation, collaboration, and port call optimization.

Sustainability and Digitization drive Transformation

Sustainability and digitization have become two major driving factors for change in the maritime industry. Subsequently, meeting sustainability goals and leveraging the potential of digital technologies are also the two big challenges that businesses are facing.

Technology Trends in the Maritime Industry

The rise of new technologies and the increase in demand for resources have transformed the maritime industry. Several relevant major technological innovations push automation and digitization including autonomous shipping, Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, digital twins, data analytics, etc… All these new technologies are shaping the industry today, and it is crucial for businesses to understand and adapt to them, in order to ensure the continuity in the future of the maritime industry.

Carbon Trading: an important consideration for the shipping industry

As environmental concerns become more and more relevant, the shipping industry needs to adapt to new regulations and pay more attention to their responsibilities in the matter. This blog discusses carbon trading as applied to the shipping industry, and what this will mean.

A trustworthy partner: a wet nose, four legs and fur coat & an innovative, data driven scale-up

I don’t want to brag, but in my village many people know me. Correction: they know me when I have my four-legged furry friend walking next to me. The very few and rare times my service dog doesn’t accompany me, I find myself less famous than I like to think. What does my service dog have to do with our industry and the way we trust technology you might wonder. Good question, here we go.

Digitalization of the Maritime Industry: from threat to opportunity

Unintentionally I’ve always been connected to the maritime industry in some way. Growing up at the shores of the Westerschelde I watched vessels passing by to the port of Antwerp or the Noordzee and on the Canal from Ghent to Terneuzen. With a small detour I came back to my roots and these days I live close to the Westerschelde again. I walk my dog four times a day on the dike and in all those years the vessels sailing to and from Antwerp have grown. Not only in size, but also in number. It might be one of the most visible changes, but these days the maritime industry is going through an impressive transformation. Yes, it’s the D-word: digitalization.

Reflections on three years of Digitization

The last three years Sander was our Sales and Marketing manager. He continues his journey separately from Teqplay. In his final blog Sander shares his reflections on the process of digitization.

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