autonomous shipping

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

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
remote controlled tug

WATCH: Captain Demos Remote-Controlled Tugboat from 700-Miles Away

Netherlands-based KOTUG has demonstrated what it says is the first sailing of a remotely controlled tugboat from a long-distance location. For the

June 27, 2018
Total Views: 130

Monday, June 4, 2018
Maritime News

Robot Boats Propel One of China’s Hottest Startups

By Blake Schmidt (Bloomberg) — In the vast, freezing Ross Sea, China’s “Snow Dragon” icebreaker needed to find a safe anchorage before it could

June 4, 2018
Total Views: 45

Monday, May 14, 2018
autonomous containership
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce and AXA Partner on Risk Management Products for Autonomous Shipping

Rolls-Royce and risk management firm AXA Corporate Solutions on Monday announced they have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to explore ways to jointly develop

May 14, 2018
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
yara birkeland autonomous ship

World’s First Autonomous Shipping Company Established in Norway

The world’s first shipping company focussing entirely on autonomous ships is being established in Norway as the shipping industry continues its push towards

April 4, 2018
Total Views: 101

Monday, March 26, 2018
Press Releases

SHI’s Smart Ship Solution Secures ABS Cyber Approval

ABS and SHI collaborate on research for smart shipping solutions (Daejeon, South Korea) ABS granted a Certificate of CyberSafety Compliance for Samsung Heavy

March 26, 2018
Total Views: 7

Friday, February 16, 2018
madrid maersk

Maersk CEO on Unmanned Ships: ‘Not In My Lifetime’

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — The chief executive officer of the world’s biggest shipping company says it’s unlikely container vessels will

February 16, 2018
Total Views: 121

Friday, January 26, 2018
Research & Development Centre for Autonomous Ships finland
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce Opens Autonomous Ship Research Center in Finland

Rolls-Royce has opened a state-of-the-art research facility in Turku, Finland, designed to aid in the further development of autonomous ship technology for the

January 26, 2018
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
autonomous containership
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce to Use Google Machine Learning in Quest for Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with Google to gain access to the tech giant’s intelligent awareness systems to help make existing vessels safer and

October 3, 2017
Total Views: 72

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce Unveils Autonomous Naval Vessel Concept

Rolls-Royce has unveiled plans for an autonomous naval vessel that it will market to international navies as interest from the naval sector increases.

September 12, 2017
Total Views: 82

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Press Releases

Inmarsat signs MoU with Samsung Heavy Industries to deliver applications for new build smart ships

Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has signed a ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Samsung Heavy Industries (“SHI”), establishing a relationship to

September 5, 2017
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
nyk containership

Nippon Yusen to Test Remote-Controlled Vessel in Quest for Autonomous Ships

By Chris Cooper and Kiyotaka Matsuda (Bloomberg) — Japan’s largest container line plans to test a remote-controlled vessel across the Pacific Ocean in

August 23, 2017
Total Views: 113

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
autonomous containership
Maritime News

ABS Joins Alliance Developing Unmanned Cargo Ship

The American Bureau of Shipping has joined a China-led alliance whose goal is to develop and deliver an unmanned, autonomous cargo ship by the end of 2021.

July 26, 2017
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Finnish Shipowner to Test Autonomous Cargo Handling Technology Aboard LNG-Powered Bulk Carriers

Finnish shipowner ESL Shipping is set to begin testing autonomous cargo discharging technology on board two new LNG-powered handysize bulkers that are due for

June 28, 2017
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

World’s First Remotely-Controlled Commercial Vessel Put to the Test in Copenhagen

Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have demonstrated what is believed to be the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel, Svitzer

June 20, 2017
Total Views: 209

Friday, June 16, 2017
autonomous unmanned ship

Ship Automation Without Consultation – The Problem With Robot Ships

By Capt. George H Livingstone, “Promise Everything, Deliver Nothing” Napoleon Bonaparte There is an ongoing “full court press” regarding the subject of

June 16, 2017
Total Views: 93

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
autonomous containership
Maritime News

Lloyd’s Register Announces New Code to Certify Unmanned Ships

International classification society Lloyd’s Register has launched a new code to meet the growing demand for regulatory support for unmanned ships in the

June 14, 2017
Total Views: 106

Monday, June 12, 2017

The Electric, Driverless Revolution Is About to Hit the High Seas

By Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) — It’s not just in Google laboratories that the revolution in electric, driverless transportation is gathering pace:

June 12, 2017
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
autonomous ship

Autonomous Cargo Ships Extend Miner’s Technology Drive to Seas

By David Stringer (Bloomberg) — BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s biggest mining company, is studying the introduction of giant, automated cargo

June 7, 2017
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
autonomous ship
Maritime News

Ships Without Sailors? It Can’t Happen Soon Enough -Opinion

By Adam Minter (Bloomberg View) — It sounds like a ghost story: A huge cargo vessel sails up and down the Norwegian coast, silently going about its

May 16, 2017
Total Views: 60

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

First Zero-Emission, Fully-Autonomous Container Ship Planned for 2020

Norwegian fertilizer producer Yara and maritime technology firm Kongsberg Gruppe are teaming up to build what they say will be the world’s first

May 9, 2017
Total Views: 74