LOGISTICS

Awake.AI Collaborates with ESA to Set Up a Marketplace Solution for Maritime Logistics

Awake.AI | February 16, 2021

Awake.AI Collaborates with ESA to Set Up a Marketplace Solution for Maritime Logistics
The Finnish start-up Awake.AI is orchestrate its platform improvement by introducing a 'marketplace' solution orchestrate complex shipping and port transactions. In November 2020, the European Space Agency (ESA) awarded Awake.AI funding to conduct the project Commander which will develop and pilot the Awake platform and introduce 'Awake marketplace'.

Awake.AI's platform is currently utilized for savvy ports and shipping tasks by various actors, for example, port specialists and operators, cargo owners and ship operators around the world. Awake marketplace is the new solution based on top of the current platform offering new kinds of communications, ETA improvement, real-time asset tracking and identification proof and other advanced services to all actors.

With the help of networked associations and SaaS (Software as a Service) workflow tools, Awake marketplace will encourage the organization of the complex shipping and port services.

“We will offer a globally scalable marketplace for smart port and smart shipping services, which is built on leveraging the open APIs provided by the Awake.AI platform. Awake marketplace will enable any third parties to build their own solutions on top of the Awake Platform. It will be a full-service one-stop-shop for all smart port services, including service purchases raised by ships when making port calls, trucking and even operational services,” explains Simo Salminen, Co-Founder and Vice President of Products, Awake.AI.

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