Innovation

Internet of the things (IoT) reshapes the industries – A focus on supply chains

We have evolved because we could communicate

If we look at the history of human being and the creation of first civilizations, it is obvious that the human evolved because they communicated.  The very simple principle of sharing information and processing data by the human is shown in Figure 1. From bottom to top, the pyramid layers include data, information, knowledge, and wisdom. Data at the bottom is the is the raw material which is processed into information.

Innovation

The Belt and Road Initiative: China’s way for globalisation

Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a Chinese multi-layered economic, and geopolitical agenda that by which the two ends of Eurasia, as well as Africa and Oceania, are  being more closely connected along two routes–one overland and one maritime. The Chinese President Xi Jinping initially proposed it in 2013. Later in 2015, the People Republic of China issued an action plan for realizing the initiative.

Innovation

Review of on Proposal for streamlining measures for advancing the realisation of the trans-European transport network

The Europe has set out a goals for its industries to become a world leader in innovation, digitalization and decarburization. These technological change is affecting on all aspects of society and transforming the lives of EU citizens. Transport is no exception to this trend. Commissioner Bulc stated the vision of a Transport Union aiming at two  priorities:  (i) promoting efficiency in the EU single market, and (ii) connectivity on a global scale. New technologies are fundamentally changing the all modes of transport landscape

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Powering zero-emission marine transportation | Highlights of the first conference of shipping electrification

On Tuesday 27 February 2018, 24 experts in five conference sessions discussed how Eastern Mediterranean region could become emissions-free through the application of electrification technologies in ports and vessels. The Conference entitled “Powering zero-emission marine transportation” organised by the European co-funded elemed project attracted more than 200 delegates from marine & energy sectors, public bodies, port authorities and professional associations, at the amazing Lighthouse of SNFCC in Athens.