MOL and ACSL announced the success of a demonstration test using a made-in-Japan flying drone to inspect the hold of a MOL-operated coal carrier in May.
Wärtsilä is part of an international alliance, headed by the Port of Rotterdam Authority, which has this month been awarded nearly € 25 million in EU funding to implement projects aimed at sustainable and smart port logistics.
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Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) has approved the set of technical solutions for automatic and remote navigation. That will allow to use a-Navigation on the ships under the RS regulation, which are mostly registered under the Russian flag.
Norwalk-based First Harvest Navigation has selected Boston-based Sea Machines’ technology to launch the first autonomous hybrid cargo vessel in the U.S. Powered by Sea Machines’ SM300 autonomous command and remote-helm control system.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that the company has signed a contract to conduct a joint study on collision avoidance algorithms and autonomous collision avoidance.
Comprising 22 domestic Japanese companies, the project has been decided to be sponsored by the Joint Technological Development Programme for the Demonstration of Unmanned Ships** under the administration of the Nippon Foundation.
Retracing the voyage of its famous 17th-century namesake vessel, the Mayflower Autonomous Ship is set to become one of the world’s first fully autonomous, unmanned vessels to cross the Atlantic.
A drone has successfully inspected a 19.4 meter high oil tank on board a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel.