A new Norwegian project that will see KONGSBERG Group install and test autonomous technology on two vessels in different operational environments has received almost EUR 20.1 million, equivalent to NOK 200 million, in EU funding.
ONE SEA, the industry alliance which aims to lead the way towards an operating autonomous maritime ecosystem by 2025, has appointed Capt Eero Lehtovaara as its new chairman.
Solis Marine, the project manager for a new prototype data platform that aims to help develop autonomous vessels has urged more companies and organisations to come forward to test the data platform, MARLab.
ClassNK has released its “Guidelines for Automated/Autonomous Operation of ships - Design development, Installation and Operation of Automated Operation Systems/Remote Operation Systems.”
Sub-sea technology and data company Ocean Infinity has reached a significant milestone in battery technology for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs).
Fischer Panda UK has announced a contract to supply, install and commission a complete electric propulsion system for the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) project.
IBM THINK has joined a global consortium of partners, led by marine research organisation ProMare, that are building an unmanned, fully-autonomous ship that will cross the Atlantic on the fourth centenary of the original Mayflower voyage in September 2020.
NYK has conducted the first Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) trial performed in accordance with the IMO’s Interim Guidelines for MASS trials.
Rolls-Royce is developing an autonomous machinery control system to allow Naval vessels to undertake long endurance missions with less human interaction.
Aberdeen-based marine and naval architectural consultancy Tymor is embedding artificial intelligence (AI) into its ‘Measurement of Stability in Service’ system (MOSIS) to support the industry’s move towards autonomous vessels.
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