Friday, November 13, 2020

Boston Dynamics Robot ‘Spot’ Learning New Tricks Offshore Oil Rig

Nov 13 (Reuters) – Boston Dynamics’ dog-like robot ‘Spot’ is learning new tricks. Working on an oil rig operated by BP Plc nearly 190 miles (305 km) offshore in the...

November 13, 2020
Total Views: 912

Monday, May 20, 2019
Pier 400 Los Angeles apm terminals container shipping maersk line
Maritime News

Amid Trade War, Busiest U.S. Port Readies for Robots

By Romy Varghese (Bloomberg) — Pier 400 in Los Angeles is North America’s largest shipping terminal. More than 1,700 trucks pass through, on average per day, even in the middle...

May 20, 2019
Total Views: 41

Monday, April 29, 2019
Press Releases

Deep Trekker Inc. launches DT Revolution at the world’s largest unmanned systems tradeshow, AUVSI 2019

Press Release – Today, Deep Trekker Inc., is showcasing its latest line of underwater robots at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019 – the largest tradeshow for unmanned and autonomous systems across the...

April 29, 2019
Total Views: 32

Monday, January 21, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

Seven Green Technologies Helping Shipping Clean Up Its Act

By Kyunghee Park and Jason Clenfield (Bloomberg) — Air pollution from cars and factories has been regulated in much of the world since the 1970s. When it comes to the smoke-belching ships...

January 21, 2019
Total Views: 66

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 begin its mission to set up...

June 4, 2018
Total Views: 28

Thursday, May 3, 2018
thunder horse platform

In U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Robots and Drones Take on Dangerous Offshore Oil and Gas Work

By Liz Hampton HOUSTON, May 3 (Reuters) – At BP’s massive Thunder Horse oil platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, a dog-sized robot called Maggie uses magnetic tracks to...

May 3, 2018
Total Views: 33

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Killer Robots: Commercial Fishing ROVs Hunt For Venomous Predator Fish

By Ben Gruber (Reuters) As it turns out, some of the best cooks in the world think lionfish, a venomous predatory fish which is breeding out of control and destroying...

April 20, 2017
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Robots Are Taking Over Oil Rigs as Roughnecks Become Expendable

By David Wethe (Bloomberg) — The robot on an oil drillship in the Gulf of Mexico made it easier for Mark Rodgers to do his job stringing together heavy, dirty pipes....

January 24, 2017
Total Views: 42

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Maritime News

Humanoid Robotic Diver OceanOne May Revolutionize Subsea Exploration

Some really, really smart people at Stanford University have built human-like robot that they hope could one day revolutionize subsea exploration and other underwater tasks considered far too dangerous for human divers. ...

April 28, 2016
Total Views: 68

Monday, April 18, 2016
Maritime News

Could Snake-Like Swimming Robots be the Future of Subsea IMR?

Kongsberg Maritime and Statoil have signed an agreement with Eelume, a Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) spin-off company, to develop snake-like swimming robots for subsea inspection and light...

April 18, 2016
Total Views: 4

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 the flow...

July 15, 2015
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

HHI Introduces Miniature Shipbuilding Robots

Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s largest shipbuilder (and also a leading industrial robot manufacturer), says it has developed miniature welding robots for building ships.

May 7, 2013
Total Views: 25

Monday, April 8, 2013
liquid robotics Wave Glider

A Floating Computer For The High Seas

Will robots soon take over the shipping lanes? San Francisco – Liquid Robotics has released its latest unmanned, autonomous marine robot. Dubbed the Wave Glider SV3, it is the world’s...

April 8, 2013
Total Views: 19

Monday, August 6, 2012

Legos, Science and Underwater Robots

  A (semi) secret government operation quietly wrapped up in April to build what some are calling the US Navy’s coolest structure, a research facility for the development of autonomous...

August 6, 2012
Total Views: 8

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Brian Lam Diving With WaveGlider

Crossing The Pacific With A Crew Of Zero

During an overcast and foggy day on November 17 four robots departed San Francisco on a voyage across the Pacific to ports in Japan and Australia. The crossing, a partnership...

June 7, 2012
Total Views: 1

Friday, March 9, 2012

Fighting Shipboard Fires with Artificial Intelligence? U.S. Navy Tests the Possibilities

Shipboard fires present crews with unique challenges that are often limited to the capabilities of the human body.  With that in mind, scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have been...

March 9, 2012
Total Views: 12

Friday, November 18, 2011

Ocean Robots Race Across The Pacific

The technology capital firm Vantage Point, oil services provider Schlumberger, Google and Virgin Oceanic are among a few of the diverse companies behind the PacX Challenge to send a robot...

November 18, 2011
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Magnetic-wheeled robot climbs ships to fight pirates

(Photo: ReconRobotics) The micro-robotic company ReconRobotics has developed what they hope is the new standard in piracy reconnaissance aboard ship, the Recon Scout Throwbot piracy reconnaissance system.  The system is...

May 11, 2011
Total Views: 105

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Robotic Icebergs Take Awe-Inspiring Arctic Images

What happens when you build a robotic iceberg, put it on an alaska fishing vessel and set a course for true north? Awesome video! Gizmodo tells us: Did anyone catch...

March 8, 2011
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Pirates Beware: Armed Robots on Watch

Photo by Donsolo The maritime security blog, EagleSpeak, points us to a Russian company that offers a safer alternative to putting crewman on deck to face armed pirates. The alternative?...

March 3, 2009
Total Views: 2