Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has reached an agreement with Hiroshima University, the National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology (MPAT) and Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) to jointly work on research and analysis on maritime logistics and shipping market conditions using artificial intelligence (AI).
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and SenseTime Japan have introduced a new vessel image recognition and recording system that will be installed and tested onboard the cruise ship "Nippon Maru" operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Passenger Line.
Aberdeen-based marine and naval architectural consultancy Tymor is embedding artificial intelligence (AI) into its ‘Measurement of Stability in Service’ system (MOSIS) to support the industry’s move towards autonomous vessels.
Danish shipping giant Maersk has launched its second cohort of start-ups under its OceanPro programme that aims to boost innovation and help strengthen its digital agenda.
Digitalisation is steering the shipping industry in a new direction, some comforted by the increasing opportunities that it offers and others wary of the uncertainty that comes with it. One country embracing the waves of digitalisation is Japan. Here are five ways Japanese companies are using digital technology to deliver more efficient and safer shipping operations.
PortX and Helm Operations are teaming up to combine PortX’s AI-based port dispatching system, OptiPort, with Helm CONNECT software for harbour dispatching and operations.
A pilot project applying artificial intelligence (AI) models to detect levels of corrosion and coating breakdown on ships and offshore structures has been successfully demonstrated by ABS, Google Cloud and SoftServe.
Microsoft is supporting the development of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve fuel efficiency on ships with a US $11 million in Series A funding for Nautilus Labs.
DNV GL has opened an artificial intelligence (AI) research centre in Shanghai to expand its audit, inspection and survey services.
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