Smart Port Challenge Past Year's Cohorts

Close to 80 start-ups have been through PIER71TM Accelerate, a market validation and customer discovery programme, as finalists of Smart Port Challenge in previous years. Learn about the innovative solutions they are bringing to the maritime industry and explore collaborative opportunities.

ABEJA

SPC2019 Finalist

ABEJA is one of the first start-ups specialising in Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) in Asia. The organisation has deployed over 200 AI projects across various industries and specialises in implementing computer vision solutions. For the ...

Aeras Medical

SPC2018 Finalist

Aeras Medical is a pioneer in the Medical IoT space providing both the technology and service for the local community suffering from chronic diseases like diabetes and hypertension. Our SmartRM™ application provides not only telemedicine but also c...

Ahop

SPC2020 Finalist

We offer digital solution for Booking, Tracking, Management, Report & Analytics, Tracker & Hardware installation, custom Accounts & Payroll integration for Harbour Craft operators....

AIDA Technologies

SPC2018 Special Mention

Set up in 2016, AIDA Technologies developed advanced machine learning solutions to increase revenue, improve operational efficiencies and manage risk and compliance for the banking, insurance and transportation sectors. Using its expertise in machine...

Aruvii

SPC2021 Finalist

Aruvii’s SaaS platform Prognotron™ enables manufacturing industries to digitalize, analyze and optimize manufacturing processes and critical assets. Prognotron™’s Industrial AI engine enables industries to build and deploy vision and asset an...

ASA Development, Singapore

SPC2019 Finalist

ASA Development, through a decade of refinement and testing, has created the Contego Productivity Platform, a tool that has helped many organisations improve their operational efficiency, through standardisation of process and centralisation of data ...

Aviation Virtual

SPC2020 Finalist

AVPL uses Virtualization as a tool to enable companies to use visual data for making critical decisions. It deploys a non-invasive method to capture images which are put together to produce an Immersive Virtual Reality Model that can be used for vess...

BeeX

SPC2020 Winner

BeeX exists to solve the challenges of doing work underwater. Today, such operations at seas are generally carried out with expensive manned vessels. Specifically, to assess the structural integrity of existing underwater assets, inspections and inte...

BlockTEST

SPC2019 Finalist

BlockTEST builds digital solution for reconciling efficiency with security in the Singapore bunker fuel trading and financing industry. At its core, it uses blockchain to enable the exchange of cargo ownership, claim rights and receivables as digital...

BunkerEx

SPC2018 Special Mention

Oil prices move every millisecond, yet bunker prices are largely static throughout the day despite these being over 95% correlated with each other. This means shipowners cannot benefit from sudden intraday dips in the market. In addition, there is of...

C-LOG

SPC2019 Finalist

C-LOG is pioneering data collaboration in the maritime industry by making inter-organisational sharing of crew documentation easier and faster while respecting the data privacy of the seafarer. Addressing a challenge to develop a crew-centric platfor...

Cerekon Pte Ltd

SPC2019 Finalist

Efficiency, safety and productivity are key concerns when it comes to the inspection and maintenance of vessels, particularly entire fleets. As a smart wearables solution provider, Cerekon’s AI based, “Voice-driven Handsfree Inspection & Remo...

Claritecs Pte Ltd

SPC2018 2nd Runner-up

Singapore is the world's top bunkering hub, with over 40,700 vessels being refuelled in 2017. Bunker operators need to effectively schedule their bunker fleet, and typically this is done manually. Claritecs is a maritime solutions company that has de...

Delvify

SPC2019 Finalist

Delvify builds and runs predictive AI models for businesses. Using state-of-the-art, built in-house Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools including computer vision, natural language processing and automated speech recognition we help maritime enterprise...

DLT Ledgers

SPC2018 Finalist

Ensuring quality shipping fuel is a major issue in the bunker supply chain. This is important as not only does low quality fuel lead to increased chances of shipping breakdowns, but environmental concerns have resulted in the International Maritime O...

Dravam Pte Ltd

SPC2019 Winner

Dravam Pte Ltd is a fluid Software and IoT company developing and deploying quality monitoring solutions in the maritime sector. The solutions are aimed at augmenting operational efficiency whilst providing transparency specifically towards the bunke...

EcoWorth Tech

SPC2021 Runner-up

EcoWorth Tech is a Singaporean CleanTech Company in the water remediation and waste management space. The company is addressing the inefficiencies in the current treatment of oily water, and the environment impact resulting from this process. EcoWort...

Ent-Vision Pte Ltd

SPC2018 Finalist

Ent-Vision is a data technology company in Singapore that aims to help organisations optimise resources with artificial intelligence, data intelligence and automation. Our 3 solution offerings include: AI-Driven RFQ Automation that automate sale...

EnvironSens

SPC2020 Finalist

We design, manufacture and provide water quality monitoring products and services. Our innovative sensor monitors water quality in real-time and on 24x7 basis. Considering that water storage and distribution systems on ships are complex and could pro...

Eupnoos

SPC2021 Finalist

Eupnoos is a respiratory healthcare technology based in the UK. We are on a mission to help the world breathe better by converting the smartphones into a lung function testing device via our app, the microphone, camera, and breath. Eupnoos measures v...

EV Dynamics (previously CVT)

SPC2018 Finalist

Regular underwater inspection of the bottom of ships helps to spot damage such as bent propeller blades, hull corrosion, leaking seals or faulty rudders. However, underwater video footage tends to be unclear due to sediment particles and other pollut...

eyeGauge

SPC2021 Special Mention

eyeGauge is a Marine-Tech start-up, that help customers such as shipowners, ship operators and ship management companies to lower emissions by optimising vessel performance and fuel consumption, prevent unexpected break downs, reduce maintenance cost...

FlexoSense

SPC2021 Finalist

Our vision is to personalise digital health and wellbeing with our platform sensor technology across diverse industries. On a daily basis, more than 1million workers are injured on a daily basis primarily due to slips, trips and falls (STFs). STFs ar...

FUELSAVE GmbH

SPC2020 Runner-up

FUELSAVE GmbH is an efficiency enhancement and cleantech company from Germany, which has developed a patented, field & lab proven HW retrofit solution, helping operators of combustion engines to reduce primary fuel consumption, achieve real NET O...

Gotrix

SPC2019 Finalist

The maritime industry relies on a wealth of information and knowledge to operate, maintain and repair vessel equipment. Gotrix is introducing a solution that uses a chatbot as the means for users and custodians of a vessel’s equipment to access any...

H3 Zoom.AI

SPC2019 Finalist

After gaining success in the built environment, having inspected over 162 buildings, H3 Zoom.AI is extending its artificial intelligence (AI) insights platform to the maritime industry by developing an automated defect inspection and reporting soluti...

HotTechGo

SPC2019 Finalist

HotTechGO is developing an intelligent self-driving system for an environmentally-friendly unmanned surface vehicle (USV) that is powered by wind and solar energy. This hybridises conventional sail navigation technologies and AI algorithms to allow a...

Insight Infrastructure Solution

SPC2020 Finalist

Insight Infrastructure Solution develops innovative unmanned robotic systems aimed to provide inspection and in-water cleaning to the underwater assets and vessels. In order to better serve our port clients, we focus on developing specialised robotic...

inspections.ai (previously MapGage / Field Data Intelligence)

SPC2018 Finalist

inspections.ai provides image detection solutions using deep learning for site & asset inspections. We develop bespoke image detection models and deploy these on a smartcam box that integrates to CCTV networks allowing clients to extract operatio...

ITAAS

SPC2021 Finalist

We, in ITAAS, strongly believe in harnessing innovative solutions to protect workers and assets. Our primary focus is to develop a unique wearable solution that provides monitoring of health vital signs along with location tracking, reducing potentia...

Kanda Pte Ltd

SPC2019 Finalist

The Kanda Virtual Training platform enables companies to create complex, real-time, collaborative training simulations on multiple devices. These simulations incorporate hundreds of steps, thousands of interactive 3D models, and millions of configura...

KoiReader Technologies

SPC2019 Runner-up

KoiReader is a 2020 Gartner Cool Vendor and FreightTech 100 vision company with Logistics and Supply chain industry expertise and global footprint. We offer an AIoT-powered Vision Platform that leverages our proprietary Machine Vision and Autonomous ...

Langzou

SPC2019 Finalist

Langzou is bringing its computer vision and 3D computer graphic s enabled operation platform for smart cities to the maritime industry. Using networked cameras coupled with artificial intelligence capabilities to detect surrounding vessels or other o...

LEDR Technologies

SPC2020 Finalist

LEDR orchestrates any underlying data, analytics, or user applications systems to work together to create a unified knowledge representation, or digital twin. This is done in a distributed way, as opposed to the traditional approach of having to extr...

MAGES Studio

SPC2021 Finalist

MAGES Studio is an emerging tech specialist, building training solutions for a variety of industries such as aviation, healthcare, & education amongst others. We believe we can make learning as addictive as gaming. We want to gamify learning for...

MagicPort

SPC2021 Finalist

MagicPort is building a digital marketplace and collaboration platform for ship managers, suppliers, and service providers to make shipping operations more efficient and sustainable. Today, how these players work with each other is complex and opaque...

Marified

SPC2019 Finalist

Building on the success and traction its parent company, Edufied, had gain with its blockchain-based storage and verification solution for the education industry, Marified has created a digital wallet that secures a seafarer’s certifications agains...

Megapixel

SPC2019 Finalist

A massive amount of communication goes on as part of daily vessel operations. However, the absence of a system to track and tag real-time and past information makes the retrieval of historical data difficult and time consuming. Harnessing its rich de...

MightyFly

SPC2021 Finalist

MightyFly is building the future of logistics through autonomous freight delivery systems that are faster, cheaper and carbon neutral. The company’s patent-pending, autonomous, electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft with a cargo ca...

Mizzen

SPC2021 Finalist

Mizzen’s mission is to remove inefficiencies in the current pricing practices and help shipping lines maximise profitability of every vessel voyage. To do this, they need new ways of setting and distributing prices to their customers. Our price op...

Moaah

SPC2020 Finalist

Moaah provides a compliance screening software for cross-border export and transport for HS products and commodities. With over 300 mil+ datapoints, Moaah can detect misdeclared and dangerous goods using its proprietary database of products' chemical...

MRC Hosting (Groundup.ai)

SPC2020 Special Mention

Groundup.ai (a MRC Hosting company) uses cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence and data analytics technology to create innovative solutions for the shipping, freight, heavy machinery and construction industry. Our solutions enable our clients to: ...

mVizn

SPC2020 Finalist

mVizn Pte. Ltd. is a deep-tech startup specialising in the domain of AI deep-learning-based machine vision solutions for industrial safety and operations monitoring. For the port and maritime industry, mVizn has developed a comprehensive suite of sys...

Navisense

SPC2020 Finalist

Our key mission is to support harbour towage, ferry boat and other workboat companies with a simple data driven tool to monitor their operations and reduce fuel consumption.  ...

Ocean Freight Exchange

SPC2018 Winner

Tech-enabled ship brokerage in the dry bulk and tanker segments. We turn ship brokers into super ship brokers utilizing our AI-data parser and algorithms. Our business model pays brokers 70% of their revenue....

Odyssea

SPC2019 Finalist

While hull cleaning is a vital process to keep vessels running efficiently, it relies heavily on manpower. Odyssea aims to automate this by using a dual-propulsion technology that can perform hull inspection as well as cleaning services in water. The...

Optimization Analytics Technology

SPC2020 Finalist

At OAT, we serve customers with analytical approach to better decision making in business strategies and operations. We live and breathe optimisation and advanced analytics. By implementing the technology, we facilitate business growth and powerful i...

Performance Rotors

SPC2019 Special Mention

In-hull ship inspections are both time-consuming and risky due to confined spaces, heights, lack of oxygen or presence of toxic or flammable gasses. By bringing their confined drone technology with AI defect identification and non-destructive testing...

Portcast

SPC2018 Special Mention

Portcast offers a cloud-based solution that enables businesses to enact supply-chain related risk mitigation, prediction and prescriptive strategies. The solution focuses on providing a one-stop-shop for all container/freight-related information. Our...

Searoutes

SPC2020 Finalist

Searoutes helps shippers meet their GHG targets, by letting them choose the right transport route for their containers. We use years of historical vessel positions, and our proprietary family of routing algorithms, to suggest optimum routes from the ...

SeaVantage

SPC2020 Finalist

SeaVantage offers real-time marine tracking and visibility solutions. Our artificial intelligence-based Maritime Traffic Network provides our clients with visibility at terminals and ports as well as vessel tracking and vessel routing solutions. By u...

SGLab

SPC2021 Finalist

SGLab provides real-time automatic monitoring of toxic and flammable gases in places where wireless connectivity is a challenge. This solution is made possible by our enabling self-sufficient connectivity and the latest gas sensor from our local rese...

Shipp

SPC2018 Finalist

The maritime supply chain and logistics sectors face numerous challenges, including delays, traffic congestion and lack of visibility that result in inflated delivery costs and low productivity. Shipp (previously Ship Supplies Direct) has developed a...

SkyLab

SPC2018 Runner-up

SkyLab’s in-house developed data transport accelerator platform (STA™) is able to overcome current limitations of satellite communications whilst at sea in the provision of real-time monitoring and management of plant, equipment, crew’s health,...

SkyTrek

SPC2019 Finalist

Last mile delivery between ship and shore currently relies on whole boats regardless of item sizes, often resulting in inefficiencies and bottlenecks due to the slow sailing speed of these boats. SkyTrek is developing a fully autonomous drone deliver...

Spinoff Robotics

SPC2021 2nd Runner-up

Spinoff Robotics enables safer, more cost-effective and efficient fluid delivery and spraying applications at heights. Our proprietary tethered aerial robotics technology automates and controls the fluid pressure at target areas for cleaning stubborn...

Tagvance

SPC2018 Finalist

Tagvance provides high accuracy tracking and monitoring solutions that allow businesses to determine in real time the exact location of people and assets in industrial spaces. IoT nodes are placed at various locations around the tracking area, and ta...

Temus

SPC2021 Finalist

In the safety world , almost all industries including Marine sector have Slips, Trips and Falls (STF) problems, associated productivity losses and casualties. Temus’ Navisafe is a digital solution to prevent this. Our solution consists of a wearabl...

Teqplay

SPC2019 2nd Runner-up

Teqplay develops AI technology to provide the maritime industry with actionable insights, integrated into (collaborative) planning and monitoring solutions focusing on the port call and maritime supply chain. Data is the fuel of sustainable supply ch...

The Barell

SPC2019 Finalist

The Barell offers an online platform for bunkering on-demand services which allows ship owners anywhere in the world to source refuelling services directly from licensed suppliers in Singapore’s port....

Threatspan

SPC2018 Finalist

The maritime sector is increasingly relying on IT networks for improved operations and seafarer well-being. However, this leaves them exposed to cyberthreats. Threatspan is a cybersecurity firm that helps the maritime sector quantify, understand and ...

Tow-botic Systems

SPC2021 Finalist

Tow-botic Systems has developed a patented technology to use autonomous underwater thrusters for precise ship navigation in constrained spaces. The Towbots attach directly to the ship’s hull, controlled from the bridge by the Master / Pilot using a...

Tropical Renewabale Energy Engineering (TREE)

SPC2019 Finalist

TREE supports Singapore’s green port initiative by providing novel and innovative solutions towards Digital twin based marine asset health monitoring with real-time capability. TREE’s underwater drone-based solution aims to minimise downtime of m...

Valqari

SPC2021 Finalist

Valqari provides a unique solution to the pain points of drone deliveries. We don’t build drones- we enable them to solve the “last mile” problem while we address the “last inch of the last mile” problem with a patented Delivery Station tha...

Vebits AI

SPC2020 Finalist

Vebits provides top-performance analytics solutions for industrial automation using smart sensors like cameras, multispectral cameras, and lidar scanners. Current products and services include industrial automation for ports, construction, and transp...

Vesseljoin

SPC2021 Finalist

Vesseljoin is the LinkedIn of the maritime industry. Seafarers can create their online profile, connect with other seafarers, connect with shipping companies, and receive job offers. Our vision is to connect all maritime professionals with industry s...

Vilota

SPC2021 Finalist

Vilota specialises in 3D vision-based sensing for autonomous robots and Industry 4.0. Our sensor hardware (Omnisense™) & sensor fusion-based perception middleware API (Perceptive Kernel™) comes with edge compute capability with an AI chip emb...

VisionTech Pte Ltd

SPC2019 Finalist

To reduce the number of unlawful practices involving fraudulent certificates by seafarers, as well as to digitise the processing and authentication of certificates, VisionTech is providing a one-stop HR Management and Engagement platform called Marin...

Vulcan AI

SPC2020 2nd Runner-up

Vulcan-AI is a Singapore-based company creating new technological solutions that work at scale to improve safety and productivity. We specialise in Deep Tech R&D and implementation expertise for Safety, Health, and Productivity leveraging AI for ...

WeavAir

SPC2021 Winner

WeavAir was founded by Natalia Mykhaylova, who spent a decade in safety management using the latest technologies in sensors and data systems. Shipping Insurance premiums totalled over US$30B in 2020, representing an annual increase of 6%. Much of th...

Winimy

SPC2018 Finalist

Terminal and ferry operators need to communicate with passengers to provide information such as directions within the terminal, ferry departure times or unforeseen delays. Regular engagement will also help to improve customer service. Winimy has deve...