DFDS: Collaboration with VOLVO Trucks On Autonomous Transport Between Logistic Centre And Port Terminal

DFDS: Collaboration with VOLVO Trucks On Autonomous Transport Between Logistic Centre And Port Terminal

DFDS has entered into a collaboration with Volvo Trucks concerning their electric, connected and autonomous vehicle Vera. The aim is to develop and test an integrated solution for transporting goods from a logistics …
Jun 17, 2019 /  Curious
MacGregor automated mooring solution specified for the world's first autonomous and zero-emission container ship, Yara Birkeland

MacGregor automated mooring solution specified for the world's first autonomous and zero-emission container ship, Yara Birkeland

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and Kongsberg Maritime have entered into an agreement where MacGregor will deliver an automated mooring system for the world's first autonomous container ship, Yara Birkeland. This will …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Vessels
NYK Group Company Becomes the First Asian Member of One Sea Autonomous Ship Alliance

NYK Group Company Becomes the First Asian Member of One Sea Autonomous Ship Alliance

NYK Group research subsidiary MTI Co. Ltd. has become the first Asian member of One Sea, an industry alliance aiming to realize autonomous ships. By actively participating in the discussion on international standards, …
Jun 10, 2019 /  Curious
Wärtsilä offers the world’s first commercially available auto-docking system

Wärtsilä offers the world’s first commercially available auto-docking system

The technology group Wärtsilä has taken a notable step towards realising the full commercial potential of autonomous vessels. Following the latest and most advanced testing of its SmartDock auto-docking system, …
Jun 3, 2019 /  Curious
LR and Partners sign MOU to develop the first ocean-going autonomous navigation system

LR and Partners sign MOU to develop the first ocean-going autonomous navigation system

LR announced Wednesday – during Singapore Maritime Week – a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ST Engineering Electronics Ltd. (STEE), a leading Information Communications Technologies (ICT) provider and …
Apr 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Keppel to develop its first autonomous vessel for operations in Singapore

Keppel to develop its first autonomous vessel for operations in Singapore

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine), embarked on the development of an autonomous tug, to be operated by Keppel Smit …
Apr 9, 2019 /  Curious
Brunvoll to deliver propulsion systems to autonomous ship

Brunvoll to deliver propulsion systems to autonomous ship

Brunvoll has signed a contract with the Kongsberg Group on delivery of propulsion system to "Yara Birkeland". Brunvoll's delivery includes two pulling azimuth propellers for propulsion and two tunnel thrusters for …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Curious
Samskip leads the way for Norway's next generation of sustainable shortsea shipping

Samskip leads the way for Norway's next generation of sustainable shortsea shipping

Samskip takes the lead in ambitious initiative to develop autonomous, zero-emissions container ships that also compete on cost. Europe's largest multimodal operator has been named lead partner in ‘Seashuttle', a …
Jan 3, 2019 /  Curious
WATCH: ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry

WATCH: ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry

Ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through test area near Helsinki harbor, proving that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies With this …
Dec 4, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce and Finferries demonstrate world’s first Fully Autonomous Ferry

Rolls-Royce and Finferries demonstrate world’s first Fully Autonomous Ferry

Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries have today successfully demonstrated the world’s first fully autonomous ferry in the archipelago south of the city of Turku, Finland. The car ferry …
Dec 3, 2018 /  Vessels