Following the recent PTI Webinar on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Resilience Inform has looked to answer all the remaining questions submitted by the audience during the live Q&A session.
Webinar sponsor Inform was represented by Dr. Eva Savelsberg, Senior Vice President of Inform’s Logistics Division, during the discussion which gave insight into the impacts of AI, Operations Research, Machine Learning, and Data Management on the future of the Port industry.
While there was a lively Q&A session, due to time constraints some questions were left unanswered.
Some highlights include why TOS vendors do not open their software to AI/Optimization solutions vendors, whether it is possible to implement machine learning using existing data and what platforms are on offer for operations research.
The webinar also heard insight from Robbert Engels Director of Product, PortXchange (Port of Rotterdam), who said AI is currently being used to shine a light on port operations and driver real value in shipping.
Meanwhile, Dr Csaba Boer, Chief Product Officer, TBA, focused on how machine learning and AI can be used in predictive maintenance which ultimately reduces equipment downtime, alleviating major costs and disruptions to operations.
Changes in the container shipping industry are ongoing and in some ways are being accelerated by the current COVID-19 crisis, it is thought that AI and machine learning will go some way to giving the industry the ability to cope in this ever-changing landscape.