The 23rd TFMS Forum in Japan
November 16th, 2016




Navigate to a New Era with You

Thanks to the continuous support and collaboration from all of our valued customers, Weathernews is proud to celebrate our 30th anniversary this year. Always looking forward into the future, Weathernews is constantly seeking new ways to increase the value of our services to our valued customers and enhance their daily operations. As technology continues to improve our daily lives, Weathernews has recognized that technology and information have become mission critical in making key business decisions. The shipping industry is on the cusp of a data and industrial revolution; not seen since the introduction of the steam engine. This TFMS Forum will give you the opportunity to discuss with other industry leaders: ”Innovations in the Shipping Industry” As we make the journey into this new era of shipping.



13:00Opening RemarksChihito KUSABIRAKI
Executive Officer
Weathernews Inc.
13:10Keynote Speech
Utilization trend of BIG DATA and AI technology across industries
University of Oklahoma
14:00Coffee break 
14:30T-MAX - Service & Support for loss minimum (Bulker/Tanker)Satoru UENO
Weathernews Inc.
15:00LOOP - Service & Support for optimum operation management (Container)Koji KINOUCHI
Weathernews Inc.
15:30Coffee Break & Poster Session 
15:50WNI’s technology development for new value creation of ship’s safe navigation supportMasahiro ISHII
Weathernews Inc.
16:20Open Discussion 
17:00Closing RemarksExecutive Officer
Hidenori IWASA
Weathernews Inc.
17:15Poster Session & SHIRASE Tour 
18:00Network party 

<Poster Sessions & Demonstration>


[Service Menu][Innovation]
  • ”T-MAX” Tramper profit Maximization Platform for Bulk and Tanker Market
  • AI Routing Technology
  • “LOOP” Liner Optimum Operation Platform
  • Sea Keeping Technology
  • Navigation Status Monitoring Service
  • Advanced Weather & Current Forecast Technology
  • Safety Enhancement by Share for Gain concept
  • Emission Status Monitoring Service
  • API Platform
  • FMS. Grande
  • Polar Routeing Service with Advanced Ice Forecast
  • Cargo Tracking Service by AIS

Reception and Venue

Makuhari Techno Garden, Tower B 18F
Reception Hours:10:00am〜12:30pm
Address:1-3, Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba-shi, 261-0023

・Please move to reception desk at Makuhari Techno Garden Tower B 18F to complete your registration. Once you complete the regislation, our staffs will guide you to shuttle bus to SHIRASE 5002.

・We will have a company tour before the forum. Those who will attend a company tour, please come to reception desk before 12:00pm.



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