MSC Joins the Smart Maritime Network

MSC Joins the Smart Maritime Network

Aims to further digitalisation of operations in the shipping industry

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has announced that it has joined the Smart Maritime Network, an industry membership group focused on increasing the compatibility, standardisation and harmonisation of the technology used in the modern shipping industry.

As a part of the Smart Maritime Network, MSC is looking forward to working closely with maritime technology developers, vessel owners and operators, engineering OEMs and other key stakeholders, to develop joint approaches that will benefit the entire industry.

André Simha, Chief Digital & Information Officer at MSC SAID: "We are pleased to join and support Smart Maritime Network, a platform to further promote and accelerate digital transformation across the shipping and transport logistics sectors.

"Collaborating with other members to solve key industry challenges is of paramount importance to MSC and there is no doubt that this Network opens up new opportunities for these efforts to become a reality, shaping the future of our industry,”

Smart Maritime Network was launched in 2019 with the goal of providing a platform to promote the benefits of enhanced integration, standardisation and data sharing among stakeholders within the maritime and transport logistics sectors.

Rob O’Dwyer, Chief Network Officer at Smart Maritime Network said: “Smart Maritime Network is delighted to welcome MSC as a new member.

“As a company at the forefront of leading transformation and innovation, their role as both a user and driver of digital technologies will provide valuable insights and input to the discussions and ongoing projects.”

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