Rolls-Royce and Intel to Develop AI-Powered Autonomous Shipping Systems

Rolls-Royce has announced it has partnered with tech giant Intel to develop AI-powered shipping systems with the goal of fully-autonomous navigation and ship operations. The systems will involve installing ships with dedicated Intel Xeon Scalable processor-based servers and 3D NAND SSDs for data storage, effectively turning ships into "cutting-edge floating data centers with … [Read more...]

CMA CGM Teams with San Francisco Start-Up to Install Artificial Intelligence on Ships

French shipping group CMA CGM has teamed up with a San Francisco startup to explore the use of artificial intelligence on board its ships. CMA CGM, the world’s second largest container shipping line, said Tuesday it has launched a collaboration with Shone, a California-based startup launched by three French engineers in 2017 that specializes in the use of AI for maritime … [Read more...]

Maersk to Test AI-Powered Situational Awareness System Aboard a Containership

Maersk Line will test what is claimed to be the world’s first AI-powered situational awareness system aboard one of its containerships. The world’s largest shipping company has partnered with Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics to trial the tech company’s industry-leading perception and situational awareness technology aboard one of Maersk’s newbuild ice-class container … [Read more...]

OOCL and Microsoft to Develop Artificial Intelligence Applications for the Shipping Industry

Hong Kong-based shipping company Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has teamed up with Microsoft's research arm in Asia to advance the application of Artificial Intelligence research in the shipping industry. The collaboration will look for ways to use AI to improve shipping network operations and achieve efficiencies within OOCL's business. The project is expected to … [Read more...]