Nick Chubb MNI is Head of Growth at Intelligent Cargo Systems. He started his career as a deck officer in the Merchant Navy and has been working in technology sales and marketing in London since he came ashore. Before joining CargoMate Nick led the development of Learn@Sea, a digital education platform for seafarers with over 10,000 members and founded Antares Insight, a strategy consultancy which helps clients in the maritime sector understand and implement emerging technology.
Data has been hailed as the technological saviour of maritime, with the potential to solve just about every problem shipping faces. The current reality however, is that a lot of data analytics projects fail, sometimes spectacularly, a problem that appears to be particularly prevalent in maritime. Here are three reasons why your upcoming data analytics project might fail, and what to do about them.
Intelligent Cargo Systems to join Rainmaking’s maritime transport programme
UK maritime technology startup has been selected as a finalist in Rainmaking’s Trade and Transport Impact program.
London, UK: Intelligent Cargo Systems, the team behind the CargoMate port call optimisation system, has been selected as a finalist in the upcoming Rainmaking accelerator programme focussed on trade and transport. The programme, which is backed by Inmarsat, Wartsila, and Cargotec is designed to help startups collaborate with industry-leading firms piloting new and innovative digital technologies.
Intelligent Cargo Systems launch free port call efficiency tool
The self-assessment tool allows container ship operators to quickly gain an understanding of how port idle time is affecting their bunker consumption
London, UK: Maritime technology startup Intelligent Cargo Systems has today launched a free self-assessment tool for container ship operators. With just a few simple questions, the Port Call Calculator helps container ship fleet management teams to better understand how much port idle time is affecting their bunker consumption. The tool calculates a port call efficiency rating, with those scoring below 80% likely to be able to make significant bunker savings through process improvement and better use of technology.