Researchers at MARINTEK believe that in ten to twenty years time there will be 200 metre cargo ships plying the oceans without the need of a captain or crew. But before this can happen, we will be seeing the technology working on an existing vessel.
Wind energy is one of the most promising renewable sources of energy for ship propulsion. A variety of technologies have been developed to harness wind power which would help reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions from ships. Learn about seven of the best shipping concepts and technologies utilizing wind energy.
Recently Rolls Royce unveiled the concept of unmanned ships which will sail without seafarers. Do you think ships can ever sail without the experience, skills and knowledge of seafarers?
The shipping world needs to wake up and embrace the philosophy of smart shipping because it is already here and the downturn in the world economy is not going to last forever.
Rolls-Royce, NTNU, SINTEF Ocean, and DNV GL have signed a MoU with the aim of creating an open source digital platform for use in the development of new ships.
DNV GL has honoured three engineers for their scientific research with the DNV GL Award for Young Professionals.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has revised its vision for Port 2060 and is launching a new video to depict how the sustainable future of cargo handling will look like in the year 2060.
In the year 2013, the maritime industry saw some very important and interesting shipping projects as they took their initial steps towards reality. As the year comes to an end, we take a look at some of the important new ship projects, concepts and developments that were announced in 2013.
Keeping in mind the ever growing problems due to traffic in ultra urban cities, Curve Creative, an Irish Industrial Design Studio has come up with a design concept called the C.A.T (City Aquatic Transport).