autonomous ships

AUV to map deep sea mineral deposits in Norway

After the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy claimed administrative responsibility for mineral deposits on the continental shelf, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has been assigned the task of mapping potential deposits. The mapping will carried out using an an autonomous underwater vehicle. 

New UK project eyes autonomous vessels in offshore wind

A new industry project in UK is set to explore the technical, regulatory and societal issues of using autonomous surface vessels, integrated with existing manned shipping operations, to support offshore wind farm operations and maintenance, as well as to develop a timeline for the phased introduction of autonomous vessels.

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