Track Information

Track: Innovative Technologies in the Shipping Industry

The track focuses on the transformative impact of cutting-edge technologies on the shipping industry, shaping a new era of efficiency, sustainability, and operational excellence. With the rapid evolution of technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and autonomous systems, the maritime sector is undergoing a significant digital revolution. The track aims to explore how these advanced technologies are reshaping traditional shipping practices, optimizing supply chain management, enhancing vessel safety, and promoting eco-friendly initiatives. By examining case studies, industry trends, and emerging innovations, the track provides valuable insights into the evolving landscape of the shipping industry.

This track welcomes papers utilizing diverse research approaches. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
• Applications of the Internet of Things technology in the shipping industry
• Autonomous Shipping
• Blockchain technology in the maritime sector
• Cybersecurity in Maritime
• Digital Twins for Vessels
• Electronic Bill of Lading
• Green Shipping Technologies
• AI in Maritime Operations
• Predictive Analytics for Cargo Management
• Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities
• Smart Ports/vessels

Track Chair
Kelly Gerakoudi-Ventouri, The American College of Greece,