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Container shipping companies and big data systems

Real time transmission of data is the major success factor for container shipping companies in the future because they are hoping to optimize yield and costs. In practice this means for example: big data applications can not only ensure continuous consignment tracking but real-time data e.g. also allows adjusting ship speeds for changing weather conditions and taking operational delays into account (e.g. in the case of port congestion).

The current "Flash Analysis", a product of the Central Analysis Department of KfW IPEX-Bank, examines several aspects relating to the topic.

Published: March 2018