Welcome to Fraunhofer CML!

Welcome to Fraunhofer CML!

Welcome to Fraunhofer CML!

The Fraunhofer CML

The Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics and Services CML develops and optimizes processes and systems along the maritime supply chain. Within practically oriented research projects CML supports public and private sector clients of port operations as well as from the logistics services industry and from the shipping business.  



Lecture "The Autonomous Ship" at the Digital Ship 2017

The Digital Ship is a platform that shows the influence of technology advances on the evolution of shipping and their impact on the maritime world. The CML issues its own solutions for “Ship and Fleet management”, especially by a new tool to optimize the planning and operation of staff in ship fleets. Dipl. in Business Eng. Hans-Christoph Burmeister, Group leader "Sea Traffic and Nautical Solutions", will hold a lecture about “The Autonomous Ship”.

Newsletter 1.17

Our new Newsletter 1.17 is available for download. Topics include the potential of the digitalization of seaports and IT-solutions for the risk assessment of maritime supply chains.




Digitalization of Seaports

What opportunities does digitalization offer to seaports? This question is posed by many decision-makers in the port sector and the maritime supply chain. The Fraunhofer CML and the Hamburg Port Authority have now published a book together. Find the brochure here, which gives you a first insight into the results. The book can be ordered from www.verlag.fraunhofer.de


STM Services in Practice

The Sea Traffic Management project presents itself in a new and informative short film illustrating the advantages and services of the project. Join the M/S Validator on its way from New York to Umeå, Sweden, and see the STM services in practice. Enjoy!


April 27: Fraunhofer CML opens its doors

Supply Chain Day is a day of action with companies from industry, trade and the logistics services sector allowing the public to gain insight into the diversity of logistics and supply chain management activities and inform people about the career options in this sector. You will get an opportunity to familiarize yourself with the Fraunhofer CML’s ship simulators. We would like to invite you to an introductory lecture on the functions and possibilities of simulation-based risk analysis.


transport logistic Munich 2017

Digitalization and cyber security are the top themes of Fraunhofer CML at this year's transport logistic in Munich. Please visit us in Hall B2, Stand 501/602! We would be happy to provide you with ways to digitalize, but also to secure data streams.

Newsletter 4.16

Our new Newsletter 4.16 is available for download. Topics include the analysis and visualization of freight transport, data analysis in ship management and the possibility of a cooperation between northern German ports.



MITIGATE Newsletter 02

The second newsletter presenting the innovative Risk Management System MITIGATE is available for download. The system's core is an open simulation environment that can be used to simulate and analyze possible risk scenarios in the field of cybersecurity. Furthermore these simulations can help to better predict and therefore avoid hazards in the future. Moreover the system can provide for more transparency in handling risks and hazards. MITIGATE is granted within the framework of the EU research program „Horizon 2020“ and has a duration of 30 months.

More information at: http://www.mitigateproject.eu/


Crew Management - Not a Question of Leaving it to Chance

The crew planning software CCO developed by Fraunhofer CML is already being used by renowned companies in the ship management. Now the developers can be pleased about the evaluation of the software by the German Flag administration.

New Study "Terminal Operating Systems 2016" Released

The worldwide market of terminal operating systems is very heterogeneous. It is characterized by many providers, each of them offering various products. The market survey is supposed to enable terminal operators to select the best product for their terminal. The third issue of this study provides an updated list of companies providing TOS systems including their products and features as well as new insights regarding future developments of software support for terminal operation.


MUNIN final brochure released

After three years of research, the results of the MUNIN project for unmanned sea navigation are now published in a final brochure.

Customer Retention, Increase in Profits: New CML Study about After Sales Services

With a turnover of 12 billion euros in 2014 the maritime supply industry makes a decisive contribution
to the value added in the German maritime sector.
A customeroriented
after sales service can help the companies to increase their turnover and revenues, set
themselves apart from the competitors and create a long-term customer retention.

News from the Fleet Management: CML publishes Market Overview

Overcapacities, decreasing freight rates and international and domestic regulations are exposing the shipping industry to growing challenges.

Fleet management systems help to maintain an overview in these complex fields of activity. The most recent study "Fleet Management Systems 2015" provides a comprehensive overview of the market. The areas of "crewing" and "weather routing" constitute a thrust area of the study, now in its third edition.


New Research Project MITIGATE

Although the IT safety plays an important role for the international supply chain, the modern methods of risk management (RM) have not paid a lot of attention to it so far. Starting in September 2015, the Fraunhofer CML together with eleven partners is developing the innovative Risk Management System MITIGATE, which is intended to close this gap. MITIGATE is granted within the framework of the EU research program "Horizon 2020" and it has a duration of 30 months.