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.”
Inmarsat, Shell Shipping and Maritime, and maritime digital consultancy Thetius have launched a new ‘Open Innovation Challenge’ for start-ups and small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The Challenge aims to identify technology that can benefit crew safety, health and wellbeing at sea at a moment when Covid-19 has exposed the welfare of seafarers to global scrutiny.
International ship manager Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) and the Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI) have signed an MoU to launch a game-changing initiative named “True North 72” aiming to encourage innovation across the maritime supply chain and logistics industries.
NSSLGlobal is celebrating 50 years of working with the maritime industry across government and commercial sectors. Their talented team, including Scott McBride, Global Sales Director, will be at Nor-Shipping 2019 on stand B05-17 to share their industry-leading insights and expertise developed from decades of operation across the Nordic region and globally.
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