Navis World 2019 Opens with Smart Data Launch


Navis World 2019, the San Francisco-based three-day conference that brings together the biggest names and the brightest minds in the maritime industry, has opened with the launching of ‘Navis Smart’, a new solution designed to help carriers and container terminals utilize the abundance of industry data.

According to a statement from the company, Navis Smart is a layer of technology that will enable and connect Navis solutions, applications and data from the ocean carrier and terminal side.

The introduction of Navis Smart will provide the shipping industry with the step change necessary to unleash the next wave of application intelligence and enable insights from connected solutions and leverage learning or cognitive computing, while simultaneously bring down the total cost of operations.



At Navis World 2019, the company will present two of the first applications built with Navis Smart – Compass, which helps consolidate different planning phases into a more concise and intelligent planning process and N4 Ops Monitoring, which provides real-time business intelligence.

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Younus Aftab, Chief Product Officer at Navis, had this to say: “The industry has had many waves of innovation driven by standardization of the container up to the most recent automation and electrification of container handling machinery.

An exclusive Port Technology technical paper from Navis looked at the benefits of data sharing in the maritime industry 

“In today’s digital economy, where data is more valuable than ever, we see smart applications leveraging data across multiple existing systems.



“The emergence of these smart applications will revolutionize the way terminals and carriers manage their operations.

“Smart applications that utilize this untapped data will drive the next wave of innovation and new opportunities for progressive improvements in asset utilization and operational performance.

“We’re excited to bring Navis Smart to market as we continue to provide our clients with solutions that continuously learn and improve to meet their daily needs.”

Navis World 2019 lasts from March 25-28. PTI will keep you up-to-date on all the latest announcements. 

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