Watch: Rotterdam’s app tracks containers

The Port of Rotterdam launched an application that enables shippers and freight forwarders to locate their containers at any given time and is a more user-friendly way of collecting information from all kinds of sources. 

Watch: Mixed Reality technology to improve maritime safety standards

JRCS, a Japanese maritime services company, and Microsoft launched an ambitious plan to digitally transform the global shipping industry. JRCS will use Mixed Reality, the Internet of Things, and AI to train shipping crews, maintain ships, and improve navigational safety standards.

New fixed-wing drone developed for both air and water

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed what they call the first unmanned, fixed-wing aircraft, capable of traveling both through the air and underwater, transitioning repeatedly between sky and sea. The EagleRay XAV holds promise for use in applications such as tracking and observing wildlife.

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