Maritime Learning Centre

Collaboration to Explore Augmented Reality and Computer Vision

Nicosia (CYP), December 2022 - Safetytech Accelerator has announced collaboration with CYENS Centre of Excellence and Oceanic Ltd to explore augmented reality and computer vision in assisting crew in the safe handling and storage of vessel provisions.

Kyriakos Hadjikyriakou, Managing Director at Oceanic, commented, "At Oceanic, we are committed to continuously developing innovative solutions and industry leading technology. Through digitalisation, we strive to improve our operational efficiencies and provide a unique sustainable service proposition to our clients, while supporting our catering crew and delivering unique experiences to our travelling guests."

Dr Olga Shvarova, Chief Innovation Officer at CYENS added, "We are excited to contribute to the digitalisation and adoption of new technologies in the shipping industry. We, as a Centre of Excellence fully support the effort to use digitalisation to streamline exiting processes, transform supply chains, and create new business opportunities in this strategically important economic sector."

Gabriele Dadò, Commercial Director at Safetytech Accelerator, said, "This project is a great example of the work we like to be involved in at Safetytech Accelerator: Working with world-leading experts in maritime, using technology towards making a real difference to seafarers' lives. We look forward to sharing the outcomes of this collaboration soon."

The collaboration builds on similar Safetytech Accelerator projects that support the mission to make the world safer and more sustainable through wider adoption of technology.