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Live From Sea Asia 2021

C-suite conversation: The future of innovation in shipping

The second day of Sea Asia, themed around technology and digitalisation, started with a C-suite conversation combining the high-level view of the IMDA with the industry perspective of shipping line CMA CGM.

The discussion, which can be viewed in full above, is helmed by Quah Ley Hoon, Chief Executive of the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore, and she is joined by Lew Chuen Hong, Chief Executive of the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), and Stephane Courquin, CEO Asia-Pacific for CMA CGM.

Quah leads the discussion through a wide range of areas including:

- Adding a digital layer onto the physical shipping transaction

- Optimising ship calls and sailing speed through the use technology and data

- The digitalisation of trade documents such as the Bill of Lading

- Singapore’s Digital Ocean Initiative

- CMA CGM start-up incubator ZeBox and industry painpoints

- Pushing the boundaries of ICT in shipping with start-ups


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