A graphic taken from Maersk Line’s Facebook page shows the efforts the container line is taking to implement Big Data practices.
Maritime satellite communications provider KVH Industries has said that Big Data is key to the maritime industry’s future competitiveness and although the industry has been slow to catch on to this trend, it should now be making it a priority.
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The graphic shows that Maersk Line has transmitted around 30 terra-bytes of data via satellite links every month through its fleet.
There are currently around 5,000 data tags equipped onto a modern vessel.
(Source: Maersk / Facebook)