Homeshipping

Ericsson is readying a new ‘maritime mesh network’ solution, based on LTE and 5G, as an alternative to ‘high-cost, high-latency, low-throughput’ satellite-based communication for the shipping industry, which it has …

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French IoT firm Traxens has struck deals with logistics and transport providers Inter Transit Pharma (ITP) and Inter Transit et Prestations Logistiques (ITPL) for real-time precision tracking of consignments of …

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Orange Business Services, the enterprise division of French carrier Orange, has won a contract to connect cargo ships along the Arctic shipping route, making them “offices at sea” with virtual …

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The marine division of US machinery and equipment maker Caterpillar has integrated OSIsoft’s data management system into its industrial artificial intelligence (AI) platform to help shipping companies reduce fuel and …

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AT&T has agreed with Nokia to use the Finnish vendor’s ‘worldwide IoT network grid’ (WING) to offer enterprise customers global IoT connectivity. Nokia’s WING service covers core network, dedicated IoT …

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European ferry operator Stena Line is working with Hitachi to review its digital operations and smarten-up its fleet with artificial intelligence (AI). The pair will combine to review Stena Line’s …

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Cisco and IBM have completed the integration of their Kinetic platform and Watson IoT system to improve data processing and intelligence at the network edge. The partnership is being brought …

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Autonomous ships will be a reality before robot aircraft or driverless cars, reckons Rolls-Royce, despite the maritime industry’s late start with digital technologies. The British engine maker said it will …

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supply chain management

Chris Swearingen, manager of SenseAware at FedEx, gave a talk titled How Innovations in Manufacturing and Supply Chain are Redefining Mobility and Reshaping the Globe, at Bosch Connected World in Chicago. He spoke …

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Paramount tackles big data with analytics Joe Churchill, vice president of analytics at Paramount Pictures, and Chris Twogood, vice president of product and services marketing at Teradata, co-hosted a panel …

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