Maritime Innovation Insights MII 2021

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Due to high demand and positive feedback from previous years, we were pleased to be able to hold the MII again this year. From 03rd - 06th May, we presented online lectures. Over the four days, one of each of our business units presented its projects in about an hour each day, gave a future outlook and, of course, provided time and space for discussions with our researchers and scientists. The participation in this ryear was huge, we look forward to the MII 2022!


An agenda and registration information will be uploaded shortly.

We look forward to your participation!

LEC Sustainable Shipping Technologies Forum


The second LEC Sustainable Shipping Technologies Forum (LSSTF) will took place from 27-28 April 2021. Experts from all over the world will present their research on topics concerning sustainable shipping. This year's LSSTF offered an interesting hybrid programme, from two technical sessions each day to a panel discussion and online keynote discussions with green shipping experts. The main topics this year were:

- Green Ports and Infrastructure

- Ship Efficiency Technologies

- Advanced Propulsion & Fuels

- Ship Emission Monitoring & Compliance

This year, the Fraunhofer CML was presenting its AIRCOAT and EmissionSEA projects. AIRCOAT develops a bionic hull coating to reduce ship drag in the water. EmissionSEA is used to determine and reduce the CO2 emissions of ships.

Under this path you will receive the programme..


Hamburg Innovation Summit - HHIS 2021


The Hamburg Innovation Summit (HHIS) connects research, business, politics and society.  


The focus of the HHIS was on strengthening Hamburg as an innovation location by networking visionaries, founders, researchers and future shapers. Topics relating to technology, sustainability, business and machinery were addressed. As in the past, the Fraunhofer CML also participated in this year's HHIS.

Oceanology International 2020

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For the first time the CML exhibited at the (digital) Oceanology International. From December 1-3, 2020, we presented our latest developments in research for autonomous shipping and underwater services.

European Navigation Conference ENC 2020

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CML exhibited at the digital European Navigation Conference ENC 2020, organized by the German Institute of Navigation DGON e.V. The event was planned to take place in Dresden in May, 2020. Due to the Corona-Crisis the event was postponed and took place on November 23, 2020. 

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The Fraunhofer CML exhibited at the Navigate 2020 for the first time in Turku. On 22 and 23 January the Nordic Maritime Expo took place in Finland. The focus was on the future of knowledge and know-how in marine industries and responsible maritime logistics. CML presented the projects FernSAMS and AIRCOAT.