An update on maritime autonomous navigation ONLINE

An update on maritime autonomous navigation ONLINE
How far are we from introduction of autonomous domestic navigation?

The latest research and achievements in the fields of sensor technology, collision avoidance and decision support together with experience from other countries will be presented. University research, state of the art technology and tests for the purpose of optimising maritime autonomous systems will show possible future applications to increase safety at sea and improve performance.


17:00 - 17:05 Introduction and welcome by Valdemar Ehlers, Danish Maritime 

17:05 - 17:40 Autonomous systems in maritime applications by Kjeld Dittmann, (tidligere CEO for Lyngsø Marine, nuværende formand for ShippingLab styregruppen og Post Doc forsker på DTU og
Mogens Blanke, (professor på DTU og leder af ShippingLab arbejdspakken om Autonomi) 

Introduktion til ShippingLab arbejdet omkring autonomi og Danmarks første autonome havnebus, "GreenHopper", som vil blive indsat på Limfjorden, i Aalborg. Gennemgår overvejelser omkring sikker funktion og opgaver ombord. Omtaler hvordan et operations center, som er i land eller på et andet fartøj, informeres af intelligente systemer ombord. Belyser hvordan vi sikrer, at der altid er et menneske som kan træffe kritiske beslutninger, hvis der er usikkerhed om hvordan computere om bord fortolker en situation.  

Mogens Blanke giver et overblik omkring hvordan sensor teknologi, maskinel opfattelse af en situation og maskinlæring, indgår i en symbiose som danner en situations opfattelse på baggrund af sensorinformation, udfra hvilken computeren foreslår en handling eller udfører den automatisk. hensigten er at opnå sikker navigation i et farvand som er befærdet af både komerciel skibsfart, lystsejlere, fritidsentusiaster eller turister, som  nyder en kort sejltur på fjorden. 

17:40 - 18:10 AIS will become a maritime IoT network – Sternula will make it global with satellites by CEO Lars Moltsen, Sternula

AIS has been tracking ships for more than 20 years. Now AIS 2.0 (also known as VDES) is about to be deployed in coast radio networks and satellites. AIS 2.0 has been given new radio spectrum which allows for new open data channels that can be used for a range of digital services, such as distribution of weather forecasts, preventive monitoring of engines. Sternula is Denmark’s first satellite operator and will be offering global AIS 2.0 connectivity via satellite.

18:10 – 18:40 Break

18:40 – 19:10 Next level underwater inspections - A presentation of new technical solutions including 3D – twin by CEO Mads Andersen, Blue Atlas Robotics

19:10 - 20:00 Questions and closure

The event is in collaboration with Danish Society for Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Foundation.


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  • When

    7. mar. 2022 17:00 - 20:00
  • Where

    Webinar - In front of your pc/tablet/phone

  • Registration Deadline

    7. mar. 2022 - 12:00

  • Organizer

    IDA Maritim

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