A project to demonstrate how autonomous ships and automation in ports can make waterborne transport more flexible and reduce environmental impact has received EUR 7.5 million from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.
Logimatic and MAN Energy Solutions have collaborated to standardise the exchange of Request For Quote (RFQ) and Purchase Order (PO) information between shipping companies and suppliers.
A survey conducted by the Nautical Institute to understand seafarers’ current thoughts on the introduction of automation has found that mariners are fairly pragmatic about the increase of technology onboard.
Høglund Marine Solutions and DNV GL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help generate and export big data from ships.
Industry alliance ONE SEA has signed up Awake.AI to its team to drive standards and pathways to facilitate autonomous shipping.
A new report from the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) has identified the capabilities and limitations of automation at sea as part of new research that was carried out to understand how human-machine collaboration can strengthen operations at sea.
Ship design and building services provider Ulstein and manufacturer of propulsion and steering systems Schottel have announced a new cooperation to deliver automated and digitalised services to the maritime industry.
Digitalisation is steering the shipping industry in a new direction, some comforted by the increasing opportunities that it offers and others wary of the uncertainty that comes with it. One country embracing the waves of digitalisation is Japan. Here are five ways Japanese companies are using digital technology to deliver more efficient and safer shipping operations.
ABB has opened a new marine service centre in Russia to support the company’s ship power, propulsion and automation technologies and expand service capabilities for ice-going vessels.
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