As part of its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the United Nations has defined 17 goals to improve life on earth and tackle climate change. The IMO works to support these Sustainable Development Goals in the maritime industry and to protect our oceans.
After almost 100 years, a long-promising invention might finally change the industry. The first rotor sail-powered vessel crossed the Atlantic in the 1920s. Now, almost 100 years later, the technology is bringing valuable savings to an industry searching for ways to reduce its carbon footprint.
On land, artificial intelligence helps us navigate from point A to point B. In the air, it guides drones and optimizes passenger flight routes. And now at the sea, AI is looking to disrupt an industry, bringing new opportunities and improved safety.
The global health emergency has demanded new flexibility and agility from companies around the world. At SKF, we also had to find solutions to challenges that none of us expected. This flexibility has helped our customers confront the ongoing difficulties facing the maritime industry.
The global health emergency has changed how the world does business – ports, mariners, and shipping companies included. Here’s a look at how things have unfolded so far, as well as a look at what may lie ahead.