There is a growing demand for the products and services of the maritime cluster in the markets of Southern Africa. In the future, Southern Africa will be the target of increasing investments. The market consists of an area of up to 300 million consumers. Located on the southern coast of the Atlantic, Namibia is categorized as a gateway to Southern Africa by sea and road.
Satakunta is an export-driven region, and for that, its success and security of supply rely on skilled workforce and the functionality of transport chains. The global field creates business opportunities but at the same time challenges the productivity, the ability for change and the well-being at work of small and medium-sized companies.
Nowadays the deck and engine departments of ships have a vast amount of different digital systems which need to function seamlessly together. The gadgets and components used in the systems come from several different manufacturers and need frequent updates. These systems form separately defined entities which make operating a ship safe and possible at all.
Seafaring and shipbuilding are now strongly shaped by different levels of digitalisation and measures towards carbon neutrality. More and more often the ships under construction in shipyards are becoming so called hybrid vessels, in which large lithium battery systems are being installed alongside traditional combustion engines.
The operational environment for companies is changing. Digitalization, customer relationships, technological advancement and many other factors cause a continuous need of development for business. One critical challenge for the development is the lack of experts, which has been recognized nationally and regionally.
Home / We research: Risk management model for logistics chains 8.11.2021 The goal of the logistics chain is to transport the package from place A to place B as cost-effectively and environmentally friendly as possible. In this way, through a pragmatic process description, we can identify the weaknesses of the current approach and look for
COVID-19 virus lead to a pandemic, and started a global crisis in March 2020. From the very beginning, the key aspect to sort the crisis has been security of supply.
Piloting is an ancient traditional profession. The pilot has secured access to the high-risk seaport in our congested archipelago fairways as a local expert. Work commences in both icy and horizontal snowfall on a January night and in the August sunshine.
Ports are hubs for traffic. In Finland, 80% of import and 90% of export is done with ships. Just in time arrival is critical for port operations, and the whole transportation chain.