20 Most Promising Marine Tech Solution Providers - 2019
Considering the ever-changing panorama of technologies, “what’s next” is a simple question to ask, but the answer is difficult. While the industrial revolution extensively changes the face of numerous industries, the maritime sector has also felt the tremors. As the developments in automation, deep learning systems, robotics, and digital currencies bring forth a new era in maritime operations and shipping businesses, marine stakeholders need to seize the long-term opportunities that come with it. The marine industry is scanning the horizon in constant pursuit of cost-effective technologies and business solutions to ‘future proof’ its fleets and assets. Ship operators have been under pressure from the rule of marine technology market economy—constant operational change to meet evolving customer requirements—to improve operational efficiency without affecting the environment.
The emerging shift in trade fragmentations and geographical configurations has induced fast-paced competition between maritime solution providers at sea. With artificial intelligence (AI) and industrial Internet of things (IIoT) making inroads into shipping, vessel computers now possess the intelligence to understand the maritime conditions and navigate without human interaction. The evolution of deep learning computers and on-shore high-volume data analytics will immensely benefit the ship owners. Data analytics and automation aside, blockchain technology plays a vital role in revolutionizing cargo trade and supply chain logistics over maritime routes, fledging the industry toward secure and reliable digital transactions.
With solution providers for marine technology filling up to the brim in the industry, our distinguished selection panel, comprising CEOs, CIOs, industry analysts, CIOReview’s editorial board narrowed the solution providers that exhibit competence in delivering innovation in the maritime sector.
We now present to you CIOReview’s “20 Most Promising Marine Tech Solution Providers – 2019.”