What if the entire maritime operation - every boat on every body of water - could connect across one system? A system so advanced that it might be impossible to tell the difference between human and AI-crews. Is that the future of the maritime industry?
It is not a well-kept secret that innovation now needs to be integrated into entire operations, from design to manufacture to end user, but executing this is only managed by very few. This is Coventry-based company Marchant Cain’s entire existence, its “bread and butter”.
Manufacturing is already undergoing significant changes, and a report published by the World Economic Forum earlier this week has set out the four key drivers that it believes will accelerate this industrial transformation.