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Ship repair gets the Airbnb treatment

January 15, 2021


Newport Shipping has unveiled an online portal designed to ease the complexities of ship repair and retrofit works.

Digitalisation is making its mark in the shipping sector, with many bespoke online tools now being utilised daily to operate and manage the world’s merchant vessel fleet. Arguably however, the ship repair and retrofit sector has lagged behind in adapting to the digital age, with most of the work around these vital activities still being conducted via complex spreadsheets, layers of brokers and reams of paperwork.

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