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.  



2. Maritime Night

On 10th November 2018, the 2nd Maritime Night will take place on the TUHH campus from 5 pm to 10 pm. Various companies and institutes will present their knowledge and skills in more than 80 lectures at around 30 booths. The Fraunhofer CML will present its ship simulator and cordially invites you to try it out for yourself. Experience shows that this is great fun for young and old. 

We look forward to your visit, the entrance is of course free of charge. 



Fraunhofer at the SMM 2018

The SMM Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology is the largest
maritime trade fair in Europe. Here innovations are presented, contacts
maintained and networks expanded. 50,000 visitors from all over the world are expected at the Hamburg Exhibition Centre in September.
The CML will once again be present on a joint stand with six other Fraunhofer institutes. Click here to learn more about Fraunhofer at the SMM.

Read more in our flyer and visit us at booth 319 in hall B6!


AIRCOAT - save the date

The Air Induced friction Reducing ship COATing (AIRCOAT) project promotes a groundbreaking technology with a high potential to revolutionise the ship-coating sector by reducing energy consumption and ship emissions. AIRCOAT aims to develop a biomimetic passive air lubrication technology inspired by the Salvinia effect. To participate and join this workshop and the presentations during the SMM, please click here .

Product "Biomimetic Blue Solutions"

  Three billion years of evolution have produced perfect characteristics and adaptations in nature. The swimming fern, for example, is coated with a layer of air to allow water to roll off its leaves. The Biomimetics Blue Solutions (BBS) of the Fraunhofer CML is investigating the further advantages that the technology can derive from nature. Further information can be found in our product sheet.


CML Newsletter 3.18

 The actual Newsletter 3.18 is now available for download. The following topics are addressed in the current issue: Forum: Shipping under extreme Conditions, safe Operations in the arctic Passages / Fraunhofer Research at SMM 2018: Meet the Scientists and experience new Solutions / Crew Management: Optimized and Complaint / Digitization of maritime Operations in coastal Waters


MaLiTuP - Machine Learning in Theory and Practice

Increasing digitalization, rapid developments of machine learning and artificial intelligence as well as exponentially growing accumulation of data and automisation for jobs in data science and research. Digitalization is becoming increasingly important, resulting in an ever-increasing demand for trained personnel in the field of machine learning. One facilitator of maritime digitalization was the introduction of the Automated Identification System, which opened up a number of possibilities using machine learning in the maritime sector. The aim of MaLiTuP is to provide master‘s students of Logistics with an permanent academic offer in the field of machine learning.

TINA - Techniques for Interactive Nautical AIS data analyses

With the introduction of the Automatic Identification System (AIS), efficiency and safety of the maritime transport could be increased by the automated exchange of position, speed, course and other data. Hence, in the past years a treasury of data of unexcpeted dimensions and possibilities has been accumulated. The objective of TINA is to identify potential interactive applications of the data registered in the course of the digitalization of shipping.





Press Releases

On the following page you will find all articles about current events around the Fraunhofer CML.


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