Technology

A new technologic initiative to track GHG emissions in real time based on collaboration

On July 15, 2020,  nine organizations from around the world and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore announced a cutting-edge initiative that will use artificial intelligence (AI), satellite image processing, machine learning, and other remote sensing technologies to monitor worldwide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This unprecedented collaboration aims to track human-caused emissions to specific sources …

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Port of Montreal using AI again to optimize logistics operations

Thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), the Port of Montreal will be able to benefit from a new predictive tool that optimizes port logistics, letting the Port improve its operational planning and positively impact the transit times for containerized cargo in the supply chain, especially for rail freight. Daniel Dagenais, Vice-President, Operations at the Montreal Port …

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Wind propulsion makes headway in Marine Transport (in French)*

(photo: Stena Bulk) La propulsion vélique d’appoint pour des navires de commerce n’a rien d’une fantaisie. Elle constitue plutôt une piste solide pour les armateurs engagés dans une démarche de réduction des émissions de carbone. La vertu écologique n’est pas la seule motivation de l’International Windships Association, mise sur pied en 2014. La réduction des …

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Norway to fund world’s first full scale ammonia engine test

The project leaders pictured at the Sustainable Energy Catapult Centre’s test facility at Stord, Norway from left to right: Egil Hystad, Wärtsilä, Willy Wågen, Sustainable Catapult, and Kjell Storelid, Wärtsilä. Ammonia is promising as a carbon-free fuel for marine applications, in view of the maritime industry’s need to fulfil the International Maritime Organisation’s vision of …

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Artemis Technologies to build zero emissions ferries following £60M funding

   A Belfast Maritime Consortium led by Artemis Technologies has won a £33 million UK Government innovation grant to develop zero emissions ferries in the city, that will revolutionize the future of maritime transport. With further investment from consortium partners, the total project investment will reach close to £60m over the next four years, creating …

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