There are several reasons why going the autonomous vessels way makes more sense now. It would lower human errors and costs, and enhance safety, just to name some of the primary benefits.
Avikus, a subsidiary of HD Hyundai (former Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings), has successfully carried out autonomous navigation of a large ship across the ocean, becoming the first company in the world to accomplish such a feat.
An autonomous vessel completed a journey that extended up to 40 hours without human assistance. Dubbed the world’s first autonomous commercial cargo vessel of 749 gross tons, it had been equipped with Orca AI’s next-gen technology that helped travel via the congested Tokyo Bay.
DB Schenker has revealed its plans to run an innovative, zero-emission coastal container feeder between Ikornnes quay and the Port of Ålesund in Norway.
A remotely operated harbor tug developed by Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) is the first in the world to receive the ABS Autonomous Notation.
In a new partnership, Alewijnse will work with SEAFAR on the integration of its innovative onboard remote control systems and the optimisation of technical maintenance and support.
Sea trial aims to contribute to the user case and development of S-100 and marks first time S-100 data is tested aboard an unmanned or autonomous vessel
NYK and its group companies MTI Co., Ltd. and Japan Maritime Science Inc. have received approval in principle (AiP) for a fully autonomous ship framework that is currently being developed under the name of “APExS-auto.”
The ABS Autonomous Vessels Whitepaper is designed to support the industry’s increasing adoption of autonomous capabilities with a focus on safe implementation.