autonomous shipping

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

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce to Open Remote Controlled and Autonomous Shipping Center in Finland

Rolls-Royce has announced plans to open a global research and development center for the advancement of remote controlled and autonomous shipping technology in

March 8, 2017
Total Views: 64

Monday, December 19, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Shows Off Unmanned Autonomous ‘Swarm Boats’

The U.S. Office of Naval Research took to the lower Chesapeake Bay recently to show off their new autonomous unmanned swarming boats. The unmanned boats,

December 19, 2016
Total Views: 145

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Maritime News

Cyber Crime Poses Threat to Autonomous Shipping

By Alex Lennane (The Loadstar) – Cyber crime is likely to delay the introduction of autonomous ships for several years – and it could pose a

December 14, 2016
Total Views: 9

Monday, November 14, 2016
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce Launches Strategic Partnership to Develop Smart, Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce on Monday announced a strategic partnership with Finland’s VTT Technical Research Centre to design, test, and validate the first generation

November 14, 2016
Total Views: 65

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

First Unmanned and Fully-Automated Offshore Vessel Planned for 2018

The UK’s Automated Ships Ltd and Norway’s Kongsberg Maritime have teamed up to build what they claim will be the world’s first unmanned

November 1, 2016
Total Views: 39

Friday, October 21, 2016
Maritime News

Denmark Planning for Future With Autonomous Ships

The Danish Maritime Authority is preparing for a future that includes autonomous ships by launching a pre-study on the matter. The Authority says that unmanned

October 21, 2016
Total Views: 69

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
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Maritime News

Norway Designates First Drone Ship Testing Area

The Norwegian government has opened the world’s first test area for drone ships in the latest sign that the industry’s move towards autonomous

October 5, 2016
Total Views: 152

Friday, September 23, 2016
Maritime News

Finland Targets Autonomous Shipping by 2025

The Finnish government is taking the lead in the development of autonomous, unmanned ships to ply the world’s oceans in the not-so-distant future. The

September 23, 2016
Total Views: 61

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce on Drone Ships: It’s Not If, It’s When

Representatives from the Rolls-Royce led Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative (AAWA) are in Amsterdam this week to discuss the

June 21, 2016
Total Views: 53

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
autonomous ship

Rolls-Royce Reveals Latest Vision for Drone Ships: “This Is Happening”

Rolls-Royce’s Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative (AAWA) project has unveiled its vision for how remote and autonomous drone ships

April 12, 2016
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Rolls-Royce Reveals Vision of Shore-based Control Centers for Unmanned Cargo Ships

Rolls-Royce on Tuesday offered another glimpse into the future of unmanned shipping, revealing for the first time its vision for a land-based control

March 22, 2016
Total Views: 440

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photo of the Day – A Glimpse Into the Unmanned Containership of the Future?

With all this talk about unmanned ships, could this be a glimpse into the future of containerships? Let’s hope not. But seriously… pictured here is

October 14, 2015
Total Views: 33

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Maritime News

Inmarsat Signs On for Futuristic Drone Ship R&D Project

  Global satellite provider Inmarsat has become the latest industry partner to sign on for a groundbreaking project exploring the use of unmanned, drone

September 8, 2015
Total Views: 24

Monday, September 7, 2015

Royal Navy Could Have Unmanned, 3D-Printed Surface Ships by 2030

  By Benjamin Katz (Bloomberg) — Britain’s navy could be using a fleet of unmanned surface and underwater vessels and small 3D-printed ships

September 7, 2015
Total Views: 38

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Maritime News

China Moving Forward with Unmanned Ship Research

  The government of China is moving forward with a research project that will explore potential future uses of unmanned ships. China’s Maritime

August 12, 2015
Total Views: 5

Thursday, August 6, 2015
Maritime News

UK University Seeking First Drone Ship Voyage Across Atlantic

  A university in the UK is looking to become the first to design, build and sail the world’s first full-sized, fully autonomous unmanned ship

August 6, 2015
Total Views: 71

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

WATCH: The Giant Cranes and Robots That Keep Civilization Running

In this video, Youtuber Tom Scott hooks up with the folks at DP World London Gateway to learn about the giant gantry cranes and robots that have revolutionized

July 15, 2015
Total Views: 3

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Rolls-Royce and Partners Push Ahead with Unmanned Ship Research

  Rolls-Royce and a handful of partners are pushing ahead with the first steps of a new 6.6 million euro project that could pave the way for autonomous,

July 2, 2015
Total Views: 21

Thursday, September 11, 2014

DNV GL’s Short Sea Ship of the Future is Unmanned

World's largest classification society DNV GL has released details of a new concept ship design for the short sea shipping market which is battery powered,

September 11, 2014
Total Views: 65

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
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Rolls-Royce Testing Drone Technology for Unmanned Cargo Ships

In an age of aerial drones and driver-less cars, Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc is designing unmanned cargo

February 25, 2014
Total Views: 135