Tag: Artificial Intelligence

KNL Networks and FLICQ collaborate on predictive analytics for vessel machinery
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KNL Networks and FLICQ collaborate on predictive analytics for vessel machinery

KNL Networks and FLICQ have announced a partnership to help maritime customers digitalise their operations to reduce costs, and ensure their fleets are in optimal condition. While digitalisation is growing in the shipping industry, a combination of legacy systems, complex installations, lack of standardisation and affordable connectivity means the maritime sector has been slower in...

Swedish propulsion automation system becomes AI-ready
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Swedish propulsion automation system becomes AI-ready

Lean Marine has announced that its propulsion automation system FuelOpt system is AI-ready. The Swedish company expects it to play a key role in enabling automated propulsion optimisation onboard AI-assisted vessels. FuelOpt has proven direct fuel savings of up to 15 per cent with return on investment in less than one year. FuelOpt gathers vessel...

Wärtsilä enhances predictive maintenance with Expert Insight launch
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Wärtsilä enhances predictive maintenance with Expert Insight launch

Wärtsilä has launched its Expert Insight predictive maintenance product. This is a digital tool that enables customer support to be delivered by Wärtsilä Expertise Centres to ensure long-term accurate insight for their predictive maintenance strategies. Wärtsilä Expert Insight is a solution that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced diagnostics to monitor equipment and systems in...

Stena deploys AI to deliver 3 per cent fuel savings
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Stena deploys AI to deliver 3 per cent fuel savings

Stena Line has successfully used artificial intelligence (AI) technology to predict the most fuel-efficient way to operate a vessel, reducing fuel consumption by 2-3 per cent per trip. In 2018 Stena Line started a pilot project onboard the Stena Scandinavica on the Gothenburg – Kiel route using AI technology to determine the most efficient way...

Tymor Marine integrates AI into vessel stability system
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Tymor Marine integrates AI into vessel stability system

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. Tymor’s MOSIS system measures a vessel’s vertical centre of gravity to provide vital feedback on vessel stability in variable conditions.  The company has now embarked on...

AI to assist harbour operations
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AI to assist harbour 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. OptiPort, which improves the scheduling of harbour towage operations by using artificial intelligence (AI) to optimise vessel dispatch based on crew working hours, currents, tides, vessel characteristics, fuel consumption and availability,...

FORAN ship design software undergoes digital transformation
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FORAN ship design software undergoes digital transformation

FORAN, a system used in the design and construction of vessels and marine structures, is currently undergoing a major transformation process to turn it into a key tool in the shipyard digitalisation and technological upgrading process. Developed by SENER, FORAN is a CAD/CAM/CAE system for marine design. It is multidisciplinary and fully integrated and can...

NAPA partners with ChartWorld on AI-driven voyage optimisation
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NAPA partners with ChartWorld on AI-driven voyage optimisation

NAPA and ChartWorld have announced a partnership to provide artificial intelligence (AI) driven voyage planning and optimisation. The solution developed by both companies includes modules for evaluating the operational efficiency of past voyages, and then using this data to optimise the efficiency of future transits where there are similar variables and trends. Past voyages are...

ABS pilots AI for corrosion detection
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ABS pilots AI for corrosion detection

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. The project proved high accuracy of AI in detecting and assessing structural anomalies commonly found during visual inspection. AI techniques could be further used...

Microsoft backs $11m Nautilus AI platform
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Microsoft backs $11m Nautilus AI platform

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. The funding will be used to develop Nautilus Labs’ platform that helps shipping companies to reduce fuel consumption by up to 10 per cent in a single voyage...

DNV GL opens new AI research centre in Shanghai
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DNV GL opens new AI research centre in Shanghai

DNV GL has opened an artificial intelligence (AI) research centre in Shanghai to expand its audit, inspection and survey services. DNV GL aims to develop new solutions based on AI technology, such as computer vision, where a computer can carry out tasks that require high levels of visual recognition and create future assurance schemes for...

Tallink Grupp vessel joins research project for autonomous ships
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Tallink Grupp vessel joins research project for autonomous ships

Tallink Grupp is teaming up with maritime start-up Fleetrange and researchers from the Finnish Geospatial Research Institute and Aalto University to test techniques for autonomous navigation. Sensors will be installed on Tallink Grupp’s Megastar and data will be collected from visual images, environmental sound recordings, RADAR and LiDAR ranging, satellite navigation, and vessel transponders. The...