The f-word

The f-word blog aims to offer a personal opinion, from the Fathom Editorial team, of events and trends in the developing transformation of the shipping industry.

10 risks of digital transformation »

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oah0JsgoRC4[/embed] Going through digital transformation in your maritime operation?  Looking to ac...

Foul play is good for business »

THE number of aquatic species that are already known to have been transferred to new habitats by ships is staggering. I once heard that ther...

Working together, listening »

THE fact that 13 companies in the maritime sector have formed a so called 'global industry alliance' with three UN agencies could be a usef...

Beat the buzz »

Buzzword ˈbʌzwəːd a word or phrase, often an item of jargon, that is fashionable at a particular time or in a particular context. ...

Go get pushed »

[video width="640" height="480" mp4="http://www.fathom-news.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Craigs-Tesla-question.mp4"][/video] A conversati...

Get the buzz »

WRITING  about an industry trend inevitably means using "buzzwords". They have their place, for sure, but it is all too easy for these...

Content is King »

During Nor-Shipping last week, fathom-news noticed there was a change in the way journalists were structuring their time at the event.  Rat...

It’s not disruption »

THERE'S a lot of talk about disruption, but is this really what's happening in an industry that relies on heavy multi-million dollar assets,...

And now for something different »

ON 25th April in Hamburg, I am going to spend the day interviewing and talking to 13 key names that can shed light on how our maritime indus...

Who’s smart? »

THE idea of an Internet of Things is being sold into a modern society of consumers offering ease and time saving, one where everything is co...

Almost Human »

Yes, of course Rolls Royce and other technology firms talk about the advent of the autonomous or unmanned ship: It’s because they have a v...

Let’s talk about the f-word »

THE shipping industry is changing and this transformation will mean different things for different people. Whether it is through disrupti...