Monitoring, Control & Digitalisation

Find news and in-depth coverage of advances in digitalisation here, including remote monitoring, condition based maintenance, digital twins, and the efficiency savings offered by AI tools. Our coverage focuses on the practical effects of digitalisation upon the operation of existing vessels, but we maintain a watching brief on advances in autonomy, and semi-autonomous systems.

At the end of November, Maersk announced TradeLens will finish operation in Q1 2023.

How Maersk’s TradeLens did not spark shipping’s digital revolution


At the end of November, Maersk announced it was shuttering TradeLens, the cargo platform co-developed with IBM, which once promised to revolutionise the way cargoes moved around by leveraging the distributed ledger system, blockchain.