Safetytech Accelerator, a not-profit founded by Lloyd’s Register to solve safety and risk industrial challenges with digital solutions, has announced it is launching a new dedicated acceleration programme to enable the commercialisation of emerging safety and risk technology in the marine industry.
The advancement of digitalisation is now bringing benefits to businesses in hard-to-reach locations, transforming the way they operate and making life easier for customers in remote areas inadequately served by terrestrial networks.
OneOcean has announced the launch of the new and improved OneOcean platform. The platform has received a thorough remodelling to provide the next generation of voyage planning and compliance.
In order to maintain safety in the complex port environment, the Port of Antwerp is deploying an autonomous drone for the first time.
ABS, Sembcorp Marine, 3D Metalforge and Polar Tankers have successfully fabricated, tested, and installed functional additive manufactured parts onboard the oil tanker Endeavor.
Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, has identified its top predictions and trends that will drive the industry in 2021 and the technology that will be most impactful for meaningful operations in the coming year.
Wallem Group has selected cloud-based simulation from ARI Simulation to make training for its 7,000 seafarers more accessible and flexible.
Rainmaking’s transport-focused arm has launched a maritime innovation advisory network for Southeast Asia with more than 30 industry leaders called Ocean Ventures Alliance.
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.
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