Onboard vessels digital disruption through ICT technologies: strategic incentives, anew perils and adoption tendencies. Focusing on the greek maritime shipping sector
KeywordsTechnology adoption ; Internet of Things ; Distributed Ledger ; Blockchain ; Big data ; Cyber safety
The purpose of this exploratory research is to investigate the adoption tendencies of the Internet of Things, Big Data, Augmented Reality and Distributed Ledger technologies applied for Bills of Lading, along with the tendencies to adopt Cyber Safe environments for fleets, governing the future of onboard technology adoption in the Greek maritime shipping industry. The final goal is to determine the overall attitude regarding technology adoption of the Greek maritime industry, and henceforward, create an initial framework for further research for those who wish to examine future information technology adoptions within the Greek maritime shipping industry, or any other industry of traditional nature.