The second The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference, which took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Dubai, on 24th October, underlined the potential that exists for growth and development within the region’s tanker sector. To achieve this, however, speakers stressed there was a need not just for investment, but closer collaboration between different stakeholders, to create the foundations for sustainable success. Other key themes included environmental regulations and their impact on tanker shipping; crewing and the need to invest in human capital; and the implications of digitalization and ‘Big Data’ for this business.
With the Middle East leading, the region being young, with 40% of its population under the age of 25, the travel industry in the sector finds itself at the helm of a change which is both generational and demographic driven
The Nordic region is leading the race to become the world’s prime location for data centres. Industry giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are leading by example, having already established facilities in the north.
62nd Members Art Exhibition from 4th till 14th November at Gallery 76 in DIAC.