Driverless ships and aviation drones face fewer barriers to adoption than driverless cars. That is the view of underwriting professionals replying to an IUA survey on developing technologies.
It is not a question of whether but when autonomous navigation will be introduced. In order to prepare the Port of Rotterdam Authority for the arrival of autonomous navigation.
MOL announced the company, along with U.K.-based Rolls-Royce Marine jointly conducted a demonstration test on a ferry equipped with the IAS.
The IMarEST’s Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Special Interest Group sought to gauge the potential impacts of self-governing ships and plot out a new course for the industry’s valued workforce.
As digitalization continues to reshape the maritime industry, the first commercial autonomous vessels are due to launch in the next several years.
The world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel is one step closer to launch, as YARA signs a deal with VARD worth approx. NOK 250 million to build the vessel.
The Boston-based developer of autonomous vessel technology Sea Machines Robotics announced today that it has quadrupled in size in the past 18 months.
Louisiana, USA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has joined forces with autonomous vessel technology developer ASV Global to introduce “Sharktech” Autonomous Vessels.
An autonomous ship model has been successfully tested in Aker Arctic’s ice model test laboratory in Helsinki, Finland.
All vessels, regardless of whether they are autonomous or not, should comply with the COLREGs, said Captain Ghulam Hussain FNI, head of The Nautical Institute’s delegation to the IMO as the debate into MASS started in earnest at the IMO.