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 5: Shore in sight
The team is under the gun. There are just a few missions left before the Mayflower Autonomous Ship’s unmanned journey across the Atlantic and every moment counts. We’ll check in with both the tech team and the research team before their big remote operation mission and see how they are feeling.
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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.