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Tech bringing big changes to maritime industry

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 05:50
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Keppel's SMART Semi (above). KOMtech's LNG-fuelled tugboat which won the Outstanding Maritime R&D and Technology Award at the Singapore International Maritime Awards 2015.
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Keppel's SMART Semi. KOMtech's LNG-fuelled tugboat (above) which won the Outstanding Maritime R&D and Technology Award at the Singapore International Maritime Awards 2015.

THE old perception of the maritime industry being an old-fashioned one where nothing much really changes is rapidly vanishing.

Changes to the regulatory and market environment have led to many innovations and resulted in new technologies being taken onboard at a rapid pace. Among leading