autonomous shipping

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

Friday, May 26, 2023

Fish Farm Support Vessel Completes Complex Autonomous Voyage in Norway

A fish farm support vessel has successfully completed what is said to be one of the most complex autonomous maritime voyages ever conducted off the coast of

May 26, 2023
Total Views: 3007

Thursday, April 27, 2023
unmanned autonomous ship

IMO Working Towards Regulatory Framework for Autonomous Shipping

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) continues its work to develop a regulatory framework for autonomous ships in response to rapidly evolving

April 27, 2023
Total Views: 2816

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Space to ship communications link

Can Space Agencies Boost Autonomous Shipping?

As the global community strives to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, sustainable shipping emerges as a critical

April 12, 2023
Total Views: 966

Thursday, April 6, 2023
Vice Admiral Scott D. Conn

US Navy Admiral Says AI Warships ‘Must Obey’

by John Konrad (gCaptain) This week marked significant AI-related announcements for the US Navy at the annual Sea Air Space conference. Top Admiral and CNO,

April 6, 2023
Total Views: 50883

Monday, August 22, 2022

Tug Performs Autonomous Collision Avoidance in Port of Singapore

A harbor tug has become the first vessel to be verified for autonomous collision avoidance in the Port of Singapore as the shipping industry’s push

August 22, 2022
Total Views: 2249

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Space Robotics Take A Deep Dive

(NASA)–What’s the difference between deep space and the deep sea? For a robot, the answer is: not much. Both environments are harsh and demanding, and,

August 20, 2022
Total Views: 1313

Monday, August 1, 2022

Future ‘USNS Apalachicola’ Could Become the Navy’s First Autonomous Ship

The U.S. Navy is conducting a series of tests aimed at advancing autonomous capabilities and navigation, demonstrating that a large ship can become a

August 1, 2022
Total Views: 6619

Sunday, June 19, 2022

US Navy’s Giant Underwater ‘Orca’ Drone Is Running Years Late

By Tony Capaccio and Julie Johnsson (Bloomberg) —Boeing Co. is expected to deliver Orca –an underwater drone the size of a subway car that’s

June 19, 2022
Total Views: 13948

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

South Korean Company Claims World’s First Autonomous Ocean Crossing by a Large Ship

An autonomous navigation company belonging to one of the world’s largest shipbuilders is claiming the trans-oceanic autonomous voyage of a large

June 7, 2022
Total Views: 7209

Monday, February 28, 2022

Ocean Infinity Building New Series of ‘Robotic’ Multi-Purpose Offshore Vessels at VARD

Norwegian shipbuild VARD has been contracted for the design and construction of a new series of six 85-meter “robotic” vessels for U.S.-based Ocean

February 28, 2022
Total Views: 1944

Saturday, February 12, 2022
Oil Spill

How AUVs Are Used To Spot Oil Plumes After A Spill

(The Conversation)- On April 20, 2010, the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded, burned, sank in the Gulf of Mexico and terrified the world. This

February 12, 2022
Total Views: 1757

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

‘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.

January 26, 2022
Total Views: 7842

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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: 4913

Friday, November 19, 2021

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: 12830

Friday, October 22, 2021

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: 2182

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

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: 1709

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: 2530

Thursday, August 5, 2021
lng carrier

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: 1495

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Leisa Florence tug

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: 3016

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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: 2601