The Shipping Industry’s Looming Disruption in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

For an industry that is almost as old as humanity, and empowered in its function of carrying about 90% of world trade, the shipping industry faces a new challenge: suddenly finding itself placed in a space that requires big, rapid changes, where tradition meets innovation. It has been forced out of its comfort zone, due to the incredibly fast progress of technology. Artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and globalization are converging during this crucial time in world history, pointing towards a fourth Industrial Revolution, requiring the shipping industry to make adjustments, and reinvent the wheel, in order to...

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