autonomous shipping

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

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: 234

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

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: 65

Monday, August 17, 2020
NOAA Saildrone

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: 205

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: 82

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: 213

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
autonomous shipping
Maritime News

Norwegian Autonomous Ship Project Secures Major Funding

The European Union has provided more than 20 million euros to a pioneering project in Norway to advance autonomous ship technology. The funding, one of the

January 21, 2020
Total Views: 252

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Maritime News

Industry-First Wireless Helm System Approved for US-Flag ATBs

In what is said to be an industry first for wireless vessel control, Boston-based robotics company Sea Machines Robotics has received approval from the U.S.

January 8, 2020
Total Views: 30

Monday, September 30, 2019
iris leader
Maritime News

NYK Claims First Autonomous Ship Test Under New IMO Guidelines

Japanese shipping group NYK is claiming the world’s first trial of an autonomous ship following International Maritime Organization preliminary guidelines

September 30, 2019
Total Views: 138

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
MSRC skimming vessel
Maritime News

Sea Machines and MARAD to Demonstrate Autonomous Tech in Oil-Spill Response Operations

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics says it has entered into cooperative agreement with the U.S. Maritime Administration to test the use of autonomous

July 24, 2019
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
USV Maxlimer
Maritime News

Unmanned 12-Meter Ship Aims to Be First to Cross Atlantic Without Crew

TOLLESBURY, England, May 21 (Reuters) – Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world’s

May 21, 2019
Total Views: 166

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Maritime News

Keppel to Develop Autonomous Tug for Operation in Port of Singapore

Singaporean shipbuilder Keppel Offshore & Marine has kicked off development of its first autonomous vessel: a harbor tug to be operated by Keppel Smit

April 9, 2019
Total Views: 26

Monday, February 11, 2019
Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Risks and Challenges of Autonomous Shipping

The Business of Shipping is new column from Ira Breskin, senior lecturer at SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx, NY and author of The Business of Shipping (9th

February 11, 2019
Total Views: 111

Monday, December 17, 2018
sea machines
Maritime News

Sea Machines Raises $10 Million to Further Advance Autonomous Tech in Shipping

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics has closed a $10 million Series A investment which will help the company further develop autonomous technology for use

December 17, 2018
Total Views: 25

Monday, December 3, 2018
falco autonomous ferry operation

Fully-Autonomous Ferry Demonstrated in Northern Europe

The autonomous operation of the ferry Falco comes after another ferry, named Folgefonn, was successfully tested in Norway.  Rolls-Royce and Finnish

December 3, 2018
Total Views: 361

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Visiting Three Ports, Ferry Successfully Completes Fully Autonomous Test in Norway

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä says it has successfully tested the fully autonomous operation of a ferry on a route in Norway in what is believed to be

November 29, 2018
Total Views: 153

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
autonomous shipping
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce and Intel to Develop AI-Powered Autonomous Shipping Systems

Rolls-Royce has announced it has partnered with tech giant Intel to develop AI-powered shipping systems with the goal of fully-autonomous navigation and ship

October 16, 2018
Total Views: 30

Friday, October 5, 2018
rotterdam floating lab
Maritime News

The Port of Rotterdam Authority Testing Autonomous Navigation in Port

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a partnership agreement with an artificial intelligence software startup to help develop autonomous navigation

October 5, 2018
Total Views: 51

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
MOL itelligent awareness system
Maritime News

MOL Tests AI Watch Keeping System on Ferry in Seto Inland Sea

Japanese shipping group MOL has tested an artificial intelligence (A.I.) system aimed at improving safe watch keeping on board a ferry operating in one of

September 26, 2018
Total Views: 23

Thursday, September 13, 2018
Maritime News

New Report Explores Human Impact of Autonomous Ships

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) has released a report on the human impact of autonomous ships in what it describes as a

September 13, 2018
Total Views: 70

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Shipbuilding Contract Signed for Unmanned, Zero-Emission Container Ship ‘Yara Birkeland’

The world’s first autonomous and electric container ship is one step closer to reality with a shipbuilding contract now in signed and sealed for the vessel.

August 15, 2018
Total Views: 110