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.
Kongsberg Digital and MacGregor have entered into a collaboration agreement to test the interface of MacGregor’s OnWatch Scout condition monitoring and predictive maintenance service within Kongsberg Digital’s Vessel Insight data infrastructure solution.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and Kongsberg Maritime have entered into an agreement that will see MacGregor deliver an automated mooring system for the world’s first autonomous container ship, the Yara Birkeland.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has launched a new Cloud-based breakbulk cargo stowage application which aims to increase vessel utilisation rates by optimising the stowage of different cargoes using real-time data.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is set to launch a new intelligent prediction service for equipment on merchant vessels, which it says can predict and monitor upcoming critical issues and communicate them to users to reduce unplanned downtime.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has acquired the rights to a ship efficiency software package from Lekven AS, used to manage RoRo vessel operations and improve port call optimisation, which it intends to develop further before its launch into the maritime market later this year.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has recently opened a new facility in Arendal, Norway, which houses a training academy including a purpose-built virtual reality (VR) showroom for simulation training.
Rolls-Royce has signed three new Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with separate organisations in Europe and in Singapore, as it continues its quest to develop autonomous vessel technologies.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received an order worth US$21 million for optimised cargo handling systems for five 10,500 TEU container vessels, including all equipment and a related software package.
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