Oskar Levander, svp concepts and innovation for Rolls-Royce Marine, is one of the leading proponents of digitalisation in the maritime industries.

The need for speed and efficient handling is critical in the reefer trade and digitisation is set to play an increasingly important role.

Always at the vanguard of new technology adoption in shipping, Hong Kong-based boxshipping line Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is fully committed to making a step change in the way the container shipping business is run as it works with Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA), Microsoft’s world-class research arm, on an 18-month joint-partnership to apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) research to improve network operations and achieve efficiencies.

Japanese line Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is taking an active role in pushing the frontiers of artificial intelligence (AI) in the maritime industry.