Maersk invests in Danish startup Onomondo, a global cellular operator for the Internet of Things (IoT), to connect the company’s devices, as cranes, trucks, vessels and containers around the world, says an article published in Onomodo website.
Cost-efficient and scalable connectivity
Specifically, Maersk Growth is investing in Onomondo, while A.P. Moller – Maersk itself aims to integrate Onomondo’s connectivity solution into its global business to connect devices.
Onomondo has its own network infrastructure implemented globally and operations across 185 countries, this will enable Maersk a secure, cost-efficient and scalable connectivity option for the company which wants to control its own connectivity.
Klaus Bruun Egeberg, Head of Mobility and Connectivity, A.P. Moller – Maersk commented that
“Digitizing our global asset base of cranes, containers and vessels creates new operational and commercial opportunities to pursue. Onomondo’s efficient platform and network technology make it easier, more secure and more cost-efficient for us to stay ahead in the ever-evolving connectivity space.”
Data security and steering
Maersk is responsible for
- a fleet up to 700 vessels
- conducts more than 90,000 port calls in 400 ports annually
- handles more than 12 million containers
Consequently, a connectivity platform will prove to be helpful for the company.
Onomondo stated that the connectivity platform provides Maersk a unified global fleet, with data security and data steering built into the network itself.
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