Polluter pays when held to account

By Serafeim Katsikas, CTO at METIS Cyberspace Technology Shipping contributes 3 percent to global CO2 emissions and, in the view of many, should therefore be held accountable under the ‘polluter pays’ principle for meeting internationally-agreed targets to cut greenhouse gasses.  But responsibilities on pollution have become a matter of dispute...

Predictive evaluation of existing ships as low emission investments

By Andreas Symeonidis, Marketing Manager at METIS Cyberspace Technology This whitepaper was presented at The Motorship’s Propulsion & Future Fuels Conference 2021, in the session 'Digitalisation – solutions for the 2030 and 2050 goals'. 1.  Abstract If the International Maritime Organization aim to cut CO2 emissions from ships in half by 2050 is...

Standardisation central to
cyber security

By Serafeim Katsikas, CTO, METIS Cyberspace Technology As a leading maritime data provider, METIS Cyberspace Technology is a key stakeholder in the industry’s cyber security drive. The data analytics specialist sees the standardisation of vessel monitoring and control systems as crucial to protecting shipping from digital threats. The International Association...

Holistic analytics for big picture on ship performance

By Andreas Symeonidis, Marketing Manager, METIS Cyberspace Technology While data in shipping is more abundant and accessible than ever before, a lack of standardization in onboard equipment makes it difficult to leverage. The METIS solution is to bring together data from multiple sources to reveal the ‘big picture’ on ship...

Predictive AI from METIS enables safer, smarter sailing

By Andreas Symeonidis, Marketing Manager, METIS Cyberspace Technology Sailing ships safely and cost-effectively with minimal impact on the environment is a delicate balancing act that relies on quick and well-informed decisions. Raw data alone offers very little in terms of practical insights, which is where artificial intelligence comes into play.Saving...