No Noise is Good Noise

Noise pollution is slowly becoming an acknowledged problem in the maritime industry. Technologies exist to greatly mitigate this problem, but it is unlikely to come from fleet and ship operators because of the added expense involved. In the same way that pollution and safety are addressed by bodies such as IMO (The International Maritime Organization…

New maritime reports planned for 2022

Valour Consultancy has published an updated portfolio outlining a series of new, syndicated reports in the pipeline for 2022 and beyond. This includes several new additions to our respected body of maritime research, which already features a comprehensive overview of the maritime connectivity and associated technology markets. All studies highlight drivers and inhibitors across a range…

From R numbers to ROI numbers – how airport self-service technologies are driving post-pandemic recovery

The “R number” is just one of numerous pandemic-related terms which have regrettably become part of our everyday vocabulary. Measuring it is not always straightforward, but it has rarely brought good news for the aviation industry. While airports are still enduring the worst crisis in their history, the growing adoption of self-service and automation technology…

Redefining the E in IFE: 5 Predictions for 2022

After our somewhat musical roundup of IFE content developments over the past 12 months, it’s David Whelan’s turn to address recent and upcoming trends impacting in-flight entertainment systems. Or should that be in-flight engagement? A century ago, the “roaring twenties” were characterised as a period of economic prosperity and cultural revolution, famously captured in F.…

Whisper Words of Wisdom: I, F, E

In the first of this year’s Valour Consultancy IFEC market reviews – Craig Foster provides a somewhat musical roundup of IFE content developments over the past 12 months. Then, he looks forward to 2022 with some predictions which we hope will prove to be words of wisdom.  “Everybody had a hard year” sang John Lennon…

10 Maritime Predictions for 2022

With the end of 2021 in sight, we wanted to take a few moments to highlight what we saw unfolding over the past 12 months and look ahead to 2022. Senior Maritime Analyst Joshua Flood outlines 10 key predictions for the year ahead.  Summary of 2021 2021 was a faltering bounce back from 2020…. but…