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The marine industry in 2030: Digital marine workforce

Digitalization is profoundly transforming the marine industry. Monitoring technologies give operators new insights into vessel performance. Reality technologies provide an efficient platform for training and remote assistance.

Learn how an IT-enabled digital workforce can help ship owners and operators minimize risks, improve skill levels and minimize downtime, and get ready for 2030!

Technology in training and development

The experienced maritime workforce ages out of the industry, many are looking towards other options to bring in well-qualified personnel. Technology in training and development is a top choice to prepare the crew for real-life working conditions. Simulations in virtual and augmented realities are no longer considered “trendy” in the industry, as circumstances are forcing individuals to adapt and grow from home. Read what an industry expert is forecasting for the future marine workforce and how digital is the answer.

Maritime training

Ship operators need to reduce the cost of training to fully optimize their crew, proper maritime training is a top need for the industry. Applying knowledge to acquired ship data is a skill that is difficult to master. Digitalization makes this process cost-effective and, more importantly, possible. Get ready for the future of the marine workforce, read more from this industry-analyst report to learn more.

About the “marine industry in 2030” thought-leadership series

What will the marine industry look like in 2030? We asked Monica Schnitger, naval architect and principal analyst at Schnitger Corporation, to answer this question for us. The result is a set of six briefs, each covering a different angle of the future of shipping. This brief focuses on one of the top challenges the marine industry is facing today: creating a digital marine workforce.

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