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Regulations continue to drive the adoption of software as a route to facilitate and consistently demonstrate compliance.

For example, the Subchapter M regulation coming into effect in the U.S. will have a dramatic impact on the inland market, encouraging the use of technology to drive change, ef? ciency and compliance.

Stephen Schwarz, ABS Nautical Systems ”

ABS Nautical Systems NS Enterprise will be a shift towards handheld devices, a and compliance. The downturn in the and looking at Microsoft Win10 and Of- e economy is also driving owners and op- ? ce 2016, we can see how tablets are e erators to improve ef? ciency. Even with becoming fully integrated into corporate t the low cost of fuel, companies continue business processes. Full-? edged cloud t to look for ways to lower operating costs based solutions are also becoming a re- a and extend the life of their assets. ality with Of? ce 365, MS Sites and MS

One Drive. Smaller maritime software H Haarvei The attitude amongst ship providers have often based their user o operators towards modern software solu- interfaces on the innovations done by t tions rely on many aspects. For example

Microsoft or other global software de- t the adoption of modern B2B software velopers. We believe that this trend will d differs from country to country. The continue in the foreseeable future. S Scandinavian operators are often “? rst m movers.” In addition we can see that

Bruhns Things being worked on m many companies now have senior man- today that will shape the use of software agers and crew that have used software solution products onboard commercial vessels, in which remote and automated and computers since they were young operators toward modern software so- ships for a coming generation are the technologies will monitor and control and in many different aspects of their lutions.

increased availability of ship internet functions both on and off board. In other Schwarz We are seeing a much daily life. Hence, there is a natural shift connectivity, big data and the possibil- words: there will be no staff on board younger workforce transitioning in towards fully extracting the bene? ts of ity of monitoring and optimizing opera- a well-designed software solution and ships to perform maintenance and order the marine industry. A younger work- tions from shore. Software solutions will spares: engine data will be transmitted force demands more from information not only installing it for complying with make the possibility autonomous ships via telemetry to of? ces ashore, where technology. They are used to the digi- regulations.

and drones much more likely. Minimiza- it will be analyzed against trends and tal world and are not afraid of technol- tion of data entry. Improved logistics. i.e. ogy. They prefer to automate wherever Bruhns Ship operators are over- threshold. Technical managers will mon- for containers. More integration of soft- possible and expect to have access to loaded and need software solutions to itor exceptions and activate actions in the ware streamlining the data input and al- ? rst ports. In case you have never heard information at their ? ngertips, driving simplify. The increased demands on the lowing for multiple usages. More holis- of such things, it is commonly used on a robust demand for mobile and big data crew make software solutions a neces- tic approach optimization routines such transport industry called “Aviation.” solutions. Regulations continue to drive sity to manage daily tasks as ef? ciently as connecting the trim optimization with the adoption of software as a route to as possible. It has also become an eco- optimal machinery component utiliza- facilitate and consistently demonstrate nomic necessity to optimize operations tion. to stay ahead of or keep up with com- compliance. For example, the Subchap-

Maritime Markets are notoriously cy- ter M regulation coming into effect in petitors. Minimization of data entry. clical, and notoriously conservative

Soncini The maritime sector will the US will have a dramatic impact on Improved logistics. i.e. for containers. in their acceptance of new solutions. move towards an increasingly automated the inland market, encouraging the use More integration of software stream-

Brie? y discuss how attitudes have/are reality with autonomous and unmanned of technology to drive change, ef? ciency lining the data input and allowing for changing among ship owners and ship 62 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • MARCH 2016

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