They will be operated by ASKO Maritime AS, Norway’s largest grocery wholesaler, and built at Cochin Shipyard (CSL) in India.
On December 5, Russian government has approved the decree on introductions of the national wide experiment in MASS operation.
e5 Lab, Inc. announced that the successful completion of a large-scale proof of concept (PoC) testing on the “ROBOSHIP Joint Value Creation Project” in waters off Toyosu, Tokyo.
The ocean is the lifeblood of Earth, covering more than 70 percent of the planet’s surface, driving weather, regulating temperature, and ultimately supporting all living organisms.
Plate cutting ceremony of the two Autonomous Electric Vessels being built for ASKO Maritime AS, Norway was held on 25 Nov 2020 at Cochin Shipyard Limited, Kochi.
Speaking at the Franco-British Council Defence Conference, the Defence Secretary announced a £184 million investment in the joint MMCM programme, which will create new systems to combat sea mines and keep ships and personnel away from danger.
Shell and offshore robotic ship operator Ocean Infinity have signed a joint development agreement to combine expertise and assets to execute multiclient seep hunter projects.
Global, sector-focused law firm HFW is helping the shipping association BIMCO draft the industry’s first standard contract for the operation of autonomous vessels.
BIMCO is adapting the currently used SHIPMAN 2009 agreement for use with autonomous ships, but the lack of actual autonomous ships currently in operation will mean ongoing adjustments as the industry forges ahead with its pioneering projects.