Maqta Gateway, an Abu Dhabi Ports Company, has announced the development of MARSA, a new mobile and web-based App designed to improve marine traffic and vessel servicing.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced that 15 of the world’s leading city networks and technology governance organizations have formed the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance on technology Governance to advance the ethical use of smart city technologies and develop global standards.
One Sea, the industry alliance that brings together leading exponents of autonomous ship technology, has welcomed smart technology specialists Awake.AI, a highly innovative firm led by an experienced team of digital innovators.
China has finished work on its first unmanned ship research and development (R&D) testing base and plans to launch operations by the end of 2019, according to state-owned newspaper Economic Daily.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced that, along with Associate Professor Shunji Umetani of Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, they have successfully developed a vessel allocation plan and cargo loading plan for car carriers based on "mathematical optimization," one of the fundamental technologies of artificial intelligence (AI).
Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the research, development and innovation in the field of smart ship technologies.
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Ports, terminals and the vessels that carry the world’s goods are critical to the global economy, as is the wave of smart technologies that allow them to answer ever-growing consumer and trade demands.