Future Skills Requirements Analysis in Maritime Industry

Kadir Cicek, Emre Akyuz*, Metin Celik

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The latest technological developments in maritime industry with the effects of fourth industrial revolution, industry 4.0, will require a change in the skill needs of the workforce from on-board operational based skills. It turns into an essential issue to identify the skills requirements with the incorporation of new technologies in maritime industry from the perspectives of industrial and educational. At this insight, this paper focuses on the analysis and identification of future skills requirements in maritime industry to bridge the gaps between the training offers and the actual needs of the industry. In the paper, the future skills requirements are comprehensively analyzed under the lights of the emergent technologies in maritime industry. We believe that, the outcomes of the paper will present significant outcomes for the stakeholders of maritime industry in order to take relevant actions respect to the effects of industry 4.0.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)270-274
Number of pages5
JournalProcedia Computer Science
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event3rd World Conference on Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, WOCTINE 2019 - Istanbul, Turkey
Duration: 21 Jun 201923 Jun 2019

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  • Industry 4.0
  • Maritime Human Resources
  • Skill Requirement


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