Tag: <span>Start-ups</span>

One billion points streamed in augmented reality
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One billion points streamed in augmented reality

ShipReality and Holo-Light have showcased the first holographic visualisation of ultra large ship 3D laser scans merged with complex CAD design data, using the most advanced XR streaming technology available. Ships regularly undergo large-scale retrofits, but shipowners rarely have design data in digital form at hand. To design ship modifications, an engineering accuracy of the...

Using AI to enhance navigational safety
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Using AI to enhance navigational safety

In the last five years approximately 4000[1] collisions and incidents have been reported annually, with 75-96 per cent of these marine incidents attributed to human error[2]. Speaking during Digital Ship’s webinar on how AI can be used to enhance navigational safety and save human lives, Philip Nielsen, general manager Europe of maritime start-up Orca AI...

Swiss start-up seeks financing to test emissions-reducing solutions with shipowners
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Swiss start-up seeks financing to test emissions-reducing solutions with shipowners

Climate tech start-up Daphne Technology, which has designed and patented proven solutions to reduce air and sea pollution for ships, has partnered with Crowdcube, the world’s largest equity crowdfunding platform, to offer a stake in the company to the public. According to Dr. Mario Michan, founder & CEO Daphne Technology, the company has already raised...

ABS and Rainmaking partner to support Singapore’s decarbonisation entrepreneurs
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ABS and Rainmaking partner to support Singapore’s decarbonisation entrepreneurs

ABS and Rainmaking have collaborated to support entrepreneurs with maritime decarbonisation technologies. ABS’ marine and offshore industry experience combined with Rainmaking’s register of decarbonisation focused start-ups will allow rapid testing and development of transformational technologies with the potential to reduce CO2 emissions. The program will identify technology start-ups and deliver scalable pilots and ventures through...

F-drones raises seed round funding with major shipping companies
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F-drones raises seed round funding with major shipping companies

F-drones, a Singapore-based start-up developing large scale autonomous drones for maritime logistics, has announced its success in raising its seed capital. The round was led by ship manager Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS). The round also saw participation from the Schulte Group, a reputed shipowner and manager with over 135 years of experience, through its venture...

Start-ups demo robotic and AI-based solutions for technology accelerator programme
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Start-ups demo robotic and AI-based solutions for technology accelerator programme

At the end of last year, the Eastern Pacific Accelerator powered by Techstars announced the nine start-ups joining round two of its technology accelerator programme. We spoke with Eastern Pacific Shipping’s (EPS’) special advisor for innovation, Gil Ofer, and managing director of Eastern Pacific Accelerator powered by Techstars, Dhritiman Hui, about the start-ups and the...

StratumFive integrates Osiris port logging function into Podium platform
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StratumFive integrates Osiris port logging function into Podium platform

UK-based maritime tech company StratumFive has signed an agreement with UK-based technology start-up Osiris to integrate its advanced port event logging functionality of SOFeXchange with StratumFive’s Podium. This development enables superior voyage performance data and analysis to be available within Podium, including near real-time data for port calls. SOFeXchange will connect this data with a...

Inmarsat fast tracks two start-ups to boost innovation in maritime decarbonisation
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Inmarsat fast tracks two start-ups to boost innovation in maritime decarbonisation

Inmarsat has fast-tracked two innovative and established start-ups to Certified Application Provider (CAP) status as part of this year’s ‘Decarbonising Shipping’ initiative run by venture developer Rainmaking. The solutions, offered by VesselBot and PortXchange, have been accentuated by Rainmaking’s Trade and Transport Impact initiative which seeks to harness the power of start-ups and advanced technologies...

Techstars Eastern Pacific Accelerator announces 2020 start-ups
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Techstars Eastern Pacific Accelerator announces 2020 start-ups

Techstars and Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) have announced the nine start-ups to join the 2020 Techstars Eastern Pacific Accelerator program. This year’s class of nine start-ups will continue to address key challenges faced in the modern maritime industry. The 2020 class is made up of start-ups from all over the world- Belgium, Denmark, India, Israel, New...

Yara Marine launches start-up accelerator program
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Yara Marine launches start-up accelerator program

Yara Marine Technologies has announced its new corporate accelerator program, Yara Marine X, a start-up competition aiming to provide a home for technology and solutions that will contribute to a greener maritime industry. The competition is designed to attract mature start-ups looking for partners and investors. “We will be recruiting young companies or professionals with...

Rainmaking completes first phase of multi-year program to decarbonise shipping
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Rainmaking completes first phase of multi-year program to decarbonise shipping

Innovation and venture development firm Rainmaking has announced the completion of the first cycle of its programme focussed on start-ups targeting shipping’s decarbonisation. A second six-month cycle is set to commence in August 2020. As it progresses through to 2022, the program will identify more than 3,000 high impact technology start-ups around the world, fostering...

EPS and Techstars’ start-up accelerator opens applications for year 2
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EPS and Techstars’ start-up accelerator opens applications for year 2

The Eastern Pacific Accelerator Powered by Techstars has announced that applications are now open for the second round of the programme. Following a successful first year, the accelerator programme is welcoming applications for year 2 until 30 August, 2020.  The accelerator, which launched in April 2019, is a mentorship-based initiative formed by EPS and Techstars...