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Future Fairway Navigation

June 20, 2021

Future Fairway Navigation is part of the Sea4Value program, which focuses on the digitalization of port-to-port logistics chain.

Ensuring the safety of navigation and operations is of paramount importance. Today safe navigation is a team effort consisting of the master and crew, pilots, vessel traffic services (VTS), and aids to navigation. Controlling the ship movement in all situations is essential and requires timely decisions as the ships in movement cannot be stopped very fast.

The mission of the – Future Fairway program is to provide blueprints towards digitalisation, service innovation and information flows in maritime transport. Its longer term mission is in preparing for advanced autonomous operations and navigation. A key step towards autonomous transport system is to ensure safe, sustainable and efficient channel for ships to enter and leave harbours. Future Fairway  program improves the safe navigation for existing vessels and lays foundation for autonomous vessels of the future.

Future Fairway is a transformative program that aims for wide societal influence by providing concrete research-based recommendations on regulation, business, data usage & sharing and for standardization. In particular, the program targets on following demonstrations and experiments, which are important milestones on the journey towards smart and autonomous maritime transport system.

  • Smart fairway navigation experiments
  • ePilotage working environment (on shore) and remote pilotage experiments

Fairway program also generates a vision and steps toward smart fairway and its features and services. Implementing the program is a central steps towards a faster, more efficient, increasingly sustainable, in other words, smarter supply chain, which is an essential part of a future autonomous maritime transport system.

 

Future Fairway Navigation facts:

Duration: February 2020 – January 2022

Budget: 6 M€, Funding: Business Finland, companies and research organisations

Project type:  Business Finland funded Co-Innovation project

Industrial partners: Awake.ai, Brighthouse Intelligence, Finnpilot Pilotage, Ericsson, Haltian Empathic Building, Meyer Turku.

Supporting industrial partners: ESL Shipping, Neste, Port of Helsinki, Port of Rauma, Port of Turku

Research organisations: Aalto University, Novia University of Applied Sciences, Tampere University, University of Jyväskylä, University of Turku.

Governmental authorities and associations: The Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Shipowners’ Association, Transport and Communications Agency Traficom, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

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Press

The Archipelago’s Sensor Test Station Collects Data for the Smart Fairway

 

Publications

 

A Dynamic Visualization Platform for Operational Maritime Cybersecurity

Zhao H., Silverajan B. (2020) A Dynamic Visualization Platform for Operational Maritime Cybersecurity. In: Luo Y. (eds) Cooperative Design, Visualization, and Engineering. CDVE 2020. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12341. Springer, Cham. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-60816-3_23

 

Toward Automated Smart Ships: Designing Effective Cyber Risk Management
K. Furumoto, A. Kolehmainen, B. Silverajan, T. Takahashi, D. Inoue and K. Nakao, “Toward Automated Smart Ships: Designing Effective Cyber Risk Management,” 2020 International Conferences on Internet of Things (iThings) and IEEE Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom) and IEEE Cyber, Physical and Social Computing (CPSCom) and IEEE Smart Data (SmartData) and IEEE Congress on Cybermatics (Cybermatics), 2020, pp. 100-105. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/iThings-GreenCom-CPSCom-SmartData-Cybermatics50389.2020.00034

 

Automation Experience at the Workplace
Matthias Baldauf, Peter Fröhlich, Shadan Sadeghian, Philippe Palanque, Virpi Roto, Wendy Ju, Lynne Baillie, and Manfred Tscheligi. 2021. Automation Experience at the Workplace. In CHI Conference on Human Factorsin Computing Systems Extended Abstracts (CHI’21ExtendedAbstracts), May 13,2021, Yokohama, Japan. ACM, NewYork, NY, USA, 6 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3411763.3441332

 

ECCOLA: a Method for Implementing Ethically Aligned AI Systems

Vakkuri, Ville; Kemell, Kai-Kristian; Abrahamsson, Pekka (2020). ECCOLA: a Method for Implementing Ethically Aligned AI Systems. In Martini, Antonio; Wimmer, Manuel; Skavhaug,Amund (Eds.) SEAA 2020 : 46th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (pp. 195-204). Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications. IEEE. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/seaa51224.2020.00043

 

The Current State of Industrial Practice in Artificial Intelligence Ethics
Vakkuri, Ville; Kemell, Kai-Kristian; Kultanen, Joni; Abrahamsson, Pekka (2020). The Current State of Industrial Practice in Artificial Intelligence Ethics. IEEE Software, 37 (4), 50-57. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/MS.2020.2985621

 

Time for AI (Ethics) maturity model is now
Vakkuri, Ville; Jantunen, Marianna; Halme, Erika; Kemell, Kai-Kristian; Nguyen-Duc, Anh; Mikkonen, Tommi; Abrahamsson, Pekka (2021). Time for AI (Ethics) maturity model is now. InEspinoza, Huáscar; McDermid, John; Huang, Xiaowei; Castillo-Effen, Mauricio; Chen, Xin Cynthia; Hernandez-Orallo, José; Oh Eigeartaigh, Seán; Mallah, Richard (Eds.) Safe AI 2021: Proceedings of the 2021 Workshop on Artificial Intelligence Safety (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2808.RWTH Aachen.
http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2808/Paper_16.pdf

 

Käyttäjäkokemusten muotoilu älykkäässä ja eettisessä teollisuudessa
Virpi Roto: Chapter in the book Muotoilun avaimet 2021. Publisher Teknologiateollisuus ry, Helsinki 2021. ISBN 978-952-238-264-1, ISBN 978-952-238-265-8 (ePub)

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