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Technology and the Blue Economy: From Autonomous Shipping to Big Data

by Nick Lambert, Jonathan Turner and Andy Hamflett Kogan Page
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Seventy percent of the planet is covered by water, and ninety percent of global economic trade is transported by sea. The oceans are inextricably linked with food security and the global economy. Technology and the Blue Economy examines the vital role that technology plays in developing the blue economy. It provides a clear, accessible picture of the current and future potential of technology within different sectors in the blue economy, such as offshore energy, ports and harbours, shipping, maritime surveillance and cyber security.  


Technology and the Blue Economy looks at the disruption of established business models through case studies of leading innovators, examining development issues, what they have learned and how they have transformed their current ways of working within their organizations. Along with actionable takeaways at the end of each section, readers will learn from and be inspired by the front-line experiences of Blue Economy innovators.

    • Chapter - 01: An Introduction to the Blue Economy;
    • Chapter - 02: An Introduction to the Blue Economy Technology Revolution;
    • Chapter - 03: Types of Technology from Autonomous Vessels to Big Data Platforms;
    • Chapter - 04: Blue Economy Sectors, such as Shipping Efficiency;
    • Chapter - 05: Geographical Reach;
    • Chapter - 06: Case Studies of Different Types of Innovation within a Cross-Section of Companies;
    • Chapter - 07: Critical Success Factors for New Technology Adoption in the Blue Economy;
    • Chapter - 08: Key Barriers and How to Overcome Them;
    • Chapter - 09: Enablers for Blue Economy Technologies;
    • Chapter - 10: Predictions for the Most Important Developments Over the Next Five Years;
    • Chapter - 11: Technologists Development of New Products and Services in the Blue Economy;
    • Chapter - 12: Industry Discussion;
    • Chapter - 13: Conclusion

Nick Lambert, Jonathan Turner and Andy Hamflett.