Thursday 20th Sep, 2018

INDUSTRY OPINION: Artificial Intelligence in the Port Landside Community

THE Internet of Things (IoT) is now an industry catchphrase, along with the big data that it generates. But more…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Improving seafarer assessment methods: Going the ‘authentic’ way

THE seafaring industry always will be at risk of major operational errors if competence levels of seafarer operators are inaccurately…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Project aiming to encourage women to be a part of supply chain industry

The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) is Australia’s largest association for Supply Chain and Logistics professionals and practitioners, with over 5500 members and industry contacts.

INDUSTRY OPINION: Blame it on the Panama Canal; ships size growth costly for Port of Melbourne

IT WAS good to see Port of Melbourne CEO Brendan Bourke address the matter of ship sizes in his presentation to…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: The importance of safe bulk loading

MORE than 5000 bulk carriers trade around the world, carrying large volumes of dry bulk commodities such as grains, coals,…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Data is the new oil – how Big Data is transforming logistics

THE phrase ‘data is the new oil’ has entered the world of freight logistics to suggest a commodity without which the industry grinds to…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Coastal Shipping – the challenge continues

THE long-awaited Government proposal to amend coastal trading legislation has finally hit the Parliament in the form of the Coastal Trading…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Hanjin Shipping collapse one year on

Peter van Duyn* SOUTH Korean company Hanjin Shipping, the seventh-largest shipping line in the world, collapsed one year ago when its 100-strong vessel fleet…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Improving maritime education and training for today’s sophisticated ships

Dr Gholam Reza Emad* APPRENTICESHIP training on board ships is a mandatory component of seafarers training scheme. Traditionally, seafarers develop…
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