In this issue of OPPORTUNITY, we will focus on the future of shipping and how technology will play an ever-increasing role in day-to-day operations throughout the supply chain.
What are the potential benefits, challenges and issues’ faced by the shipping industry as Artificial Intelligence (AI) is seemingly approaching into the mainstream to industry 4.0. Blockchain have raised the stakes for disruptive technology to be a major game changer towards global supply chain. We’ll also take a closer look to the advent of automated ships has led to some strong views both for and against within the industry and the impact of oil price rises on shipping.
In addition to the Group’s update, we included HIT’s Container Terminal 9 North launches remote-controlled operations to improve efficiency and an update to Hutchison Ports new partner in Amsterdam with TMA Logistics.