Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics and Services

The Fraunhofer CML

The Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics and Services CML develops innovative solutions for the maritime sector and the maritime supply chain. We support companies and institutions from shipping, port management and logistics in initiating and implementing future-oriented technologies and processes. 

 

Please note: Currently our new landline numbers are not yet active. Please write an email or dial 040 / 42878-4451.

News

 

New Product: Customized Solutions for Data Sharing

The product is based on the successful project Mission.

 

SeaClear2.0 - Autonomous Robotic System to Combat Marine Pollution

Marine Litter Project

 

Our new research building

On August 29, 2022, our new building at the Harburg Lotsekanal was ceremoniously opened. The building was financed 50% by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), 25% by the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and 25% by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. See our construction documentation here (in German):

 

Maritime Innovation Update - online updates every Friday at 12 noon

What is the status of new innovations for the maritime industry? What practical solutions are there and what is currently being researched? Sign up for our MIU Maritime Innovation Updates - solutions and innovations for the maritime industry in 15 minutes.  

Selected Documents for Download

 

Newsletter 4.22

Read here in the current Newsletter: efficient truck handling at empty container depots, optimized logistics concepts for operation and maintenance of offshore wind parks and cost-effective solutions through artifical intelligence. Enjoy reading!

 

 

New study on autonomous ships

Arguments for autonomous shipping can be found in more favorable cost structures and more punctual travel times. The authors of our new study have examined these relationships in detail. Read more in the extended outline of the study! 

 

Quantum Computing in Maritime Logistics

The Fraunhofer CML combines knowledge and experience in maritime logistics, mathematical optimization, and quantum computing, making it the perfect candidate to support businesses in adopting this new technology. Read about new applications in our White Paper!

 

AR Deployment on Board - New White Paper Published

The use of augmented reality offers great opportunities to perform maneuvers even more safely and efficiently than before. Read our new white paper to find out what opportunities are opening up and how we support companies in implementing them.

 

Project B ZERO: CML develops the watchfree bridge

In our new research project "B ZERO", the CML designs the concept of the watchfree bridge. Under the leadership of the CML, funded by the program "Maritime Technologien der nächsten Generation" (Next Generation of Maritime Technologies), sensor technologies and decision support systems are being developed to enable a temporary watchfree bridge on merchant ships.

Biomimetic Solutions - Nature Inspired Technological Advancement

Evolution over the past three billion years has generated a diversity of biological solutions. Biomimetics can function as a strategic concept to create highly innovative and sustainable biomimetic solutions throughout all industries. FInd out more in our product sheet. 

SCEDAS - Workforce Planning. Mathematically Optimized.

SCEDAS® is a software system for personnel deployment that supports the planner in calculating detailed work schedules. Read here how SCEDAS® makes personnel planning more flexible and helps to optimize it.

 

Study "Machine Learning in Maritime Logistics"

Download the study on "Machine Learning in Maritime Logistics" now and read about it in the HANSA International Maritime Journal!

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