The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has engaged artificial intelligence technology company Faculty as its partner as it embarks on a major programme to build the next generation of UK search and rescue.
The maritime sector keeps talking enthusiastically about Artificial Intelligence (AI). But what is it really? What is the role of technology in the maritime sector at this moment and what does it mean for the future?
Yves de Vos, project manager and Artificial Intelligence expert at Shipbuilder says that, “The term Artificial Intelligence is often misused because a lot of tools are not intelligent at all. If you use genuine AI in your maritime projects, the possibilities and benefits are huge.”
Lloyd’s Register has partnered with STC Global to use AI to unlock insights from the vast amounts of untapped incident data captured by Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) functions.
ZIM has developed and implemented a new artificial intelligence (AI)-based screening software to detect and identify incidents of mis-declared hazardous cargo before loading to vessel.
Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in both ship and yacht building is already being done with a number of maritime companies that are currently using it successfully, says Geert Schouten, director at IT company Shipbuilder.
Maritime technology company Navisense and towage operator Svitzer have teamed up to make port towage services more efficient and sustainable.
Maritime technology and digital solutions company, Tototheo Maritime, and Marine Fields Holdings, a firm developing live Port call ‘time-stamp’ sharing, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI).
As researchers deepen their understanding of autonomous and remote vessel operations, a new breed of smart ship systems combining simulation capability and artificial intelligence is emerging.
Datum Electronics has announced a new AI-based advanced condition monitoring technology for fuel efficiency and preventative maintenance.
Met-ocean data provider for the marine sector Theyr has signed up to the national SPRINT business support programme. Theyr will collaborate with SPRINT partner, the University of Southampton on the development of a marine vessel routing application that will enable a cleaner future for commercial shipping.
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