Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) is fully-autonomous and is the world’s first full-sized vessel to set transatlantic voyage with zero crew members.
Kongsberg Maritime and Massterly have signed contracts with the leading Norwegian grocery distributor ASKO to equip two new vessels with autonomous technology, and to manage their operations at sea.
The new mobile radio standard 5G is supposed to enable passenger ferries to cruise partly autonomously between the banks of the fjord and later even in a fully autonomous way.
Representatives from the flag, coastal and port authorities from China, Denmark, Finland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Republic of Korea, and Singapore met at a virtual event on 4 August 2020 to launch the MASSPorts initiative.
The futuristic-looking design is created by a consortium of maritime companies looking to support the offshore industry by exploiting technology available today.
In a sustainable effort to adhere to strict rules of decarbonization, reduced levels of noise pollution, and to take the pressure off a saturated road transport system, the European shipping industry may now be looking at a revolution with its concept for Automated ships.
MOL, 2 of its group companies, and other consortium members have jointly applied to the Nippon Foundation to fund demonstration voyages to test underlying technologies for autonomous sailing within the fiscal year 2020.
Head of Regulatory and Public Affairs at ABB Marine & Ports, talks about ABB’s digital initiatives in shipping and his priorities as the new Chairman of One Sea, a 12-member alliance of ship automation technology companies
Kongsberg Maritime has signed its first contract for a state-of-the-art ROV launch & recovery system (LARS), specifically designed to handle remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) from unmanned vessels.