ED2MIT: Education and Training for Data Driven Maritime Industry

ED2MIT, developed a series of training courses for topics related to data literacy, data management and modern platforms for digitalisation in the maritime industry to facilitate its readiness to Industry 4.0. 

Target audience

Technicians and VET teachers/trainers interested in Big Data and Data Management best practices and applications for maritime and offshore energy.


Access to training material

The course training material is available to freely access below.  If you would like to run this course or have queries please contact the course coordinator and instructor, Yuri Demchenko, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands (y.demchenko@uva.nl).


  • Course 1: MATES Big Data

The first Big Data Course of the ED2MIT Pilot Experience was led by  Yuri Demchenko from the University of Amsterdam, from 12-15 October 2020. Read more about the course here.

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  • Course 2: Introduction to Big Data Analytics for the Maritime Sector

This course aimed to provide the necessary competences and skills for data handling in the maritime sector, including new technologies and tools used for data collection and handling (held on 19, 21, 26 & 28 January 2021). The course leaflet is available here 

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  • Course 3: Industrial Data Spaces, Organisational Data Management & Governance for the Maritime Sector

This course aimed to outline the main concepts of Data Governance Architecture and organisational roles; develop the company’s Data Management Plan (DMP) and its implementation (held on 16, 18 & 23 February 2021). The course leaflet is available here.

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  • Course 4: Introduction to Data Science & Analytics Foundation for the Maritime Sector

This course covered the main methods in statistical analysis, including data quality, main methods in machine learning, classification techniques and cluster analysis (ran April-May 2021). This course was self-taught with training materials provided and recommendations for further study.

Access to course content will be available soon.

  • Yuri Demchenko delivering the MATES Big Data course online 12-15 October 2020