U.S.-based Sea Machines is developing unmanned work boats for the maritime and offshore industries which it says will take the future of autonomous shipping forward one step at a time.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that the nation will adopt offshore wind policies that will pave the way for development of offshore wind energy projects as well as research and development opportunities within India’s Exclusive Economic Zone extending 200 nautical miles from shore.
Inmarsat is to bring its newly-completed Global Xpress (GX) service to bear on the EUR6.6m ($7.3m) Rolls-Royce-led Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative (AAWA).
Announced on the second day of London International Shipping Week (LISW), satellite communications provider Inmarsat has signed up to work with Rolls-Royce on its recently launched Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative (AAWA).
Ships by 2030 will be able to run by themselves, even if the regulatory side is not in place to allow for unmanned vessels, a new report from three British institutions has claimed.
BMT Fluid Mechanics (BMT), a subsidiary of the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy BMT Group Ltd, has recently completed a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) study for an oil major operating offshore Nigeria.
Freire Shipyard has selected GE to provide a suite of marine solutions for Peruvian Navy Research Vessel.
Japan says its concerns over China's military buildup in the South and East China Seas are shared by many other countries. The issue is expected to be discussed at upcoming talks between the two countries, says a report in Reuters.
Countries that had once established supremacy in maritime trade were now lagging for want of updated technology or lack of interest in seafaring among the youth.
The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) has entered into a new framework agreement with Kongsberg to renew their maritime simulation co-operation.
GOST (Global Ocean Security Technologies) announced that its Nav-Tracker 3.0 VMS has been adapted for use by the Indian Ocean archipelago nation of The Maldives to prevent illegal encroachment on protected island fisheries and preserve special areas for traditional fishing techniques.