Tag: Machine Learning

Machine learning model saves $90M in fuel costs
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Machine learning model saves $90M in fuel costs

Researchers from the University of Southampton and Shell Shipping and Maritime have developed a digital dashboard that helps captains respond to changing sea conditions, with early results indicating savings of $90 million in fuel costs possible. The Just Add Water (JAWS) app interprets depths and angles of a ship known as the draught and trim...

Silverstream Technologies wins UK grant to advance machine learning and AI
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Silverstream Technologies wins UK grant to advance machine learning and AI

Silverstream Technologies, which manufacturers air lubrication for the shipping industry, has been awarded an Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) grant in collaboration with the University of Southampton to advance machine learning in the maritime sector. The two-year partnership will see an Associate of the University of Southampton, secured under the programme, work with Silverstream’s...

GreenSteam rolls out vessel optimisation software across Greek market
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GreenSteam rolls out vessel optimisation software across Greek market

GreenSteam, developers of machine learning based vessel performance optimisation software, has partnered with Intra Mare, an international marine sales and naval architect organisation promoting marine equipment makers, to roll out its machine learning platform across the Greek maritime market. Under the partnership, Intra Mare will represent GreenSteam in Greece. The Greek shipping market recently announced its...

Jan De Nul introduces GreenSteam machine learning
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Jan De Nul introduces GreenSteam machine learning

Jan De Nul, a provider of complex offshore services and dredging works, has chosen to deploy GreenSteam’s machine learning technology on its fleet of dredgers to increase understanding of fouling to reduce fuel costs and emissions. The companies have previously worked together on the GreenSteam Discover service, which uses a data only approach to analysis,...

GreenSteam joins Danish Green Ship partnership
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GreenSteam joins Danish Green Ship partnership

GreenSteam, supplier of machine learning based vessel performance solutions, has joined Denmark’s Green Ship of the Future. Green Ship of the Future is a public private partnership for innovation, exploration and demonstration of technologies and methods that make shipping cleaner and more environmentally friendly. GreenSteam’s machine learning technology, which helps make sense of factors affecting...

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...

The human impact on autonomous ships
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The human impact on autonomous ships

Autonomous technologies could create a competitive advantage for shipping companies, but adoption will vary significantly between market segments. This was the conclusion from a major piece of research carried out by the IMarEST Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Special Interest Group (MASS-SIG). The research looked at the potential impact of self-governing ships and how this might...

Automation, machine learning, and AI in vessel performance
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Automation, machine learning, and AI in vessel performance

Automation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence can not only be used to make operations smoother, more efficient, and less costly, but they can also help shipping generate a lower environmental footprint and create a higher quality of life for seafarers. However, additional sensors and equipment to measure the efficiency of operations, promotes the big question...