ML – Machine Learning: An application of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides systems the ability to automatically learn and improve from experience without being explicitly programmed.
Pax – Passenger Vessel: Passenger ships – usually defined as a ship carrying more than 12 passengers – on international voyages must comply with all relevant IMO regulations, including those in the SOLAS and Load Lines Conventions.
RoPax – Roll On-Roll-Off ship/ferry: The roll-on/roll-off ship is one of the most successful types operating today. Its flexibility, ability to integrate with other transport systems and speed of operation have made it extremely popular on many shipping routes
SSS – Short Sea Shipping: The maritime transport of goods over relatively short distances, as opposed to the intercontinental cross-ocean deep sea shipping.
TEN-T Network – Trans-European Transport Network: The Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) policy addresses the implementation and development of a Europe-wide network of railway lines, roads, inland waterways, maritime shipping routes, ports, airports and railroad terminals