Maritime innovation

Maritime innovation

Unveiling the mystery of Machine Learning

Machine Learning (ML) has been a buzzword in the technological space for years; The idea of a machine improving itself over time, recognizing patterns, and aiding its human counterparts appeals to many industries.  With machine learning, businesses and organizations across a broad scope of industries will be able to analyze larger quantities of data and…

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Revealing dark port calls
Maritime innovation

Revealing dark port calls

AIS disablement is the #1 method that criminals use to conceal illicit activities and port calls Dark Activity (DA) insights enables 10X more efficient investigations of AIS disablement events To see through deceptive shipping practices and overcome the limitations of vessel tracking organizations are turnings to AI tools fusing multiple sources of data AIS data…

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Maritime innovation

Uncover secrets in plain sight

It is relatively easy to see something and understand it. But what about what you cannot see? Today, businesses and organizations need to strengthen their ability to see all elements that impact their businesses, and as a result, need to find new ways to uncover what is hidden in plain sights. This is the only…

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Maritime innovation

AI driven digital transformation of maritime and trade

AI in shipping – how new technology is creating a paradigm shift  The maritime and trade ecosystem is experiencing a paradigm shift brought about by the adoption of innovative AI-driven technologies. As a result of the integration of AI, every business and organization that is part of the wider ecosystem will drastically change in the…

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Maritime innovation

Changing the maritime industry – as easy as riding a bike?

Everyone has something they want to do but never did. It could be as small as learning how to play an instrument or as large as moving across the world and changing life paths. For me, it was somewhere in the middle – it was learning how to ride a bike.   While they say riding…

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Maritime innovation

The time for digitalization

The maritime industry cannot avoid digitalization for much longer.  The recent global pandemic alongside the new sanctions advisories has led the shipping industry to a tipping point necessitating new ways of operation and management.   The need for digitalization in maritime is not a new topic; The International Union of Marine Insurance’s (IUMI) created the data…

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Maritime innovation

A primer for a profitable and sustainable maritime business

by Mikael Lind, Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE), Richard Watson, University of Georgia, Chye Poh Chua, ShipsFocus Group, David Levy, OrbitMI, Socrates Theodossiou, Tototheo Maritime, Omer Primor, Windward, Alexio Picco, Circletouch There are two key measures central to transforming the maritime industry to increase its sustainability and profitability. In this article, we introduce both of…

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Maritime innovation

Deep meetings

The idea of ships meeting at sea with one another may seem strange; however, there are a variety of reasons that could explain why they do. For example, ships might meet for fueling, transship cargo such as oil or fish, to change crew, let a pilot on board, and more.   While most of these reasons…

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Maritime innovation

In mod(els) we trust

Imagine you just finished building the most amazing box in the world. You can ask it any question, and it will give you the answer. It comes in any color – so long as it’s black. How much do you think you could sell it for? Squillions right? Okay, there is a catch – two,…

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Maritime innovation

It starts with a blip

Israel brims with technology talent. But with the tech scene booming – especially for AI-focused startups – there’s also huge demand. And while tech people have honed their skills in many different areas, including fintech, ad tech, cyber and all the rest, the maritime domain usually isn’t one of them. And that leads to the…

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Maritime innovation

Building the ‘Silicon Valley’ of zero carbon shipping

A little more than a year ago, the IPCC published the 1.5 degree report – setting a goal of “net-zero” carbon emissions by around 2050. This goal suddenly moved the need for action from the distant future to the immediate present. It also made it clear that every sector will need a strategy for complete…

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Maritime innovation

AI-Ready Already

Right about now, everyone’s biggest AI nightmare is returning to the big screen. But The Terminator won’t be hitting the streets any time soon. The technology required for such general artificial intelligence is probably decades away. The narrow variety – the kind that recommends what to watch next, or plays a mean game of chess…

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