autonomous shipping

This tag covers autonomous shipping and technology, unmanned ships, and drones. 


Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Shipping

‘World First’ Autonomous Containership Tested in Japan

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is claiming to have conducted the world’s first sea trial of an unmanned autonomous containership.

6 mins ago
Total Views: 61

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Shipbuilding

Japan Tests Autonomous Navigation Using Large Ferry

Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) announced the completion of what it claims is the world’s first full autonomous navigation

January 18, 2022
Total Views: 3548

Friday, November 19, 2021
Environment

Yara Debuts Yara Birkeland, the World’s First Autonomous and Emission-Free Containership

Norwegian fertilizer producer Yara has debuted its long-awaited Yara Birkeland, the world’s first electric and autonomous container ship for

November 19, 2021
Total Views: 12426

Friday, October 22, 2021
Shipping

Tug Completes 1,000 Nautical Mile Autonomous Voyage Around Denmark

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics announced today that it has completed the world’s first 1,000+ nautical miles autonomous and remotely commanded journey of

October 22, 2021
Total Views: 2138

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Shipping

Autonomous Tug to Embark on Landmark Remotely-Operated Voyage Around Denmark

Some big news today in the world of autonomous shipping. Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics has announced plans to embark on a 1,000 nautical mile voyage using

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 1625

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Ship Design

First Autonomous Cargo Ship Faces Test With 236-Mile Voyage

By River Davis and Tsuyoshi Inajima (Bloomberg) — In just two decades from now, half of all domestic ships plying Japan’s coastal waters may be

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 2395

Thursday, August 5, 2021
lng carrier
Shipping

Hyundai Heavy Industries to Test Autonomous Navigation of LNG Carrier on Ocean Voyage

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries is getting ready to test the autonomous navigation of a large LNG carrier on a trans-oceanic voyage. The test

August 5, 2021
Total Views: 1452

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Leisa Florence tug
Shipbuilding

New Foss Tug to Use Autonomous Systems for West Coast Tanker Escort and Ship Assists

A new harbor tug for Seattle-based Foss Maritime is set become the first vessel of its kind in the United States to use autonomous systems in real-world

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 2969

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Shipping

Partnership Planning Remote-Controlled Tugboat for Port of Copenhagen

A agreement has been signed to develop the world’s first fully remote-controlled tug to operate at the Port of Copenhagen. The deal was signed between

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 2536

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Shipbuilding

Sea Machines and Damen Form Alliance to Put Autonomous Tech in Newbuilds

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics has entered into a strategic alliance with Netherlands-based Damen Shipyards Group to incorporate its autonomous and

February 11, 2021
Total Views: 1850

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Shipping

Interview: SailPlan Founder Discusses Intelligent Navigation for Ships

Jacob Ruytenbeek is Founder and CEO of SailPlan, a newly launched intelligent navigation platform for ships that promises to make seafaring safer and ship

January 6, 2021
Total Views: 2748

Friday, November 27, 2020
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Completes Unmanned Surface Vehicles Test Off Hawaii

The U.S. Coast Guard has completed a 30-day demonstration and evaluation of unmanned surface vehicles off Oahu. The focus of the test, which wrapped up in

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 3398

Friday, October 30, 2020
Maritime News

Autonomous Tech Company Sea Machines Completes $20 Million Series B Fundraising Round

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics on Friday announced it has hit its series B investment goal of $20 million after closing on another $5 million from private

October 30, 2020
Total Views: 137

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Maritime News

MOL Testing Autonomous Collision Avoidance Tech

Japanese shipping Mitsui O.S.K. Lines is studying autonomous collision avoidance technology in Tokyo Bay. The goal of the study will be to develop an advanced

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 73

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
u.s. china trade war
Blog

China’s Maritime One Belt Road Goes Digital As US Navy Spends Billions On Weapon Technology

by Captain John Konrad V (gCaptain) The stock of China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMSE – SHA) climbed higher after the release of the

October 13, 2020
Total Views: 237

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Maritime News

AI-Driven Unmanned Research Vessel ‘Mayflower’ Launched in England

One of the world’s first fully autonomous vessels has been launched and is ready to traverse the world’s oceans in order to gather vital data to

September 17, 2020
Total Views: 209

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Defense

U.S. Navy Awards Contracts to Study Large Unmanned Surface Vessels

The U.S. Navy has awarded contracts to study adding large unmanned vessels to its fleet. The firm-fixed price contracts, totaling nearly $42 million, were

September 8, 2020
Total Views: 61

Monday, August 17, 2020
NOAA Saildrone
Defense

Marine Autonomy Continues As A Huge Growth Market During COVID-19

While the maritime world struggles with COVID-19, one industry segment continues to grow at a rapid pace: Marine Autonomy. With companies like the MIT startup,

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 189

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Maritime News

Huntington Ingalls Makes Strategic Investment in Autonomous Technology Company Sea Machines

Boston-based Sea Machines says it has raised $15 million in funding with significant participation from Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), America’s

July 22, 2020
Total Views: 68

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Maritime News

Development of First Fully Autonomous Ship Put on Hold Due Coronavirus

Development of the world’s first fully autonomous containership has been put on hold indefinitely amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  In 2017, Norwegian fertilizer

May 12, 2020
Total Views: 183