Witness the creation and maiden voyage of the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS), the first fully autonomous vessel. Created by Promare and partners, this unmanned vessel runs on solar energy and uses IBM AI, automation, cloud and edge technologies to provide a safer, more cost-effective alternative to manned ships. Designed for long-term sea exploration, MAS will gather ocean data for critical issues like global warming, pollution and impacts on marine life. See the story unfold through a multi-part docuseries.
Episode 6: Rocky Waters
This is it. They’ve run the scenarios, trained the AI, selected the weather window. The years of hard work & preparation have led up to this moment: the Mayflower crossing the Atlantic. But what happens when you’ve done everything right but things still go wrong? The team’s first attempt gets cut short. But the journey is far from over.
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Learn about the creation of the Mayflower Autonomous Ship and how ProMare and IBM are using AI, automation, edge and cloud technologies to change marine exploration and shipping.