The ground-breaking maritime innovation project is granted EUR 8m in European funding as the Norwegian government announces a strengthened focus on the development and commercialization of hydrogen as a carbon-neutral fuel.
Offering consistently faster, more efficient, and safer mooring, Synergy Ocean, Viking Cruises, Berge Bulk, and Finnlines have all signed up to be first to utilize Wilhelmsen’s one of a kind digital mooring system aboard their vessels.
Signing a joint venture letter of intent, Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division and thyssenkrupp aim to re-examine and optimize the production and delivery process of 3D printed spare parts for the unique demands of the maritime market.
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.
Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division has signed an MOU with Singapore-based drone delivery provider F-drones, for last-mile delivery of its 3D printed spare parts.
Berge Mafadi, a Berge Bulk vessel has received the world’s first commercial delivery of 3d printed scupper plugs, as part of Wilhelmsen’s Early Adopter Program.
Semtech Corporation, Wilhelmsen and TTI announced its partnership to leverage Semtech’s LoRa devices to help deliver cost-effective, robust and proven IoT solutions to the maritime shipping industry.
Despite the industry’s best intentions, such as designating hazardous snap-back zones on mooring decks, or the drawing up of detailed line management and mooring plans, mooring remains an incredibly high-risk task.
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