The first sailing of a semi-autonomous shortsea cargo vessel between the Belgian ports of Zeebrugge and Antwerp has taken place marking a development of autonomous shipping.
Port of Antwerp along with the University of Antwerp shake hands and tested innovative technology for autonomous shipping operations.
Samsung Heavy Industries announced that it has succeeded in remotely and autonomously operating a 38 meters ship, weighing 300 tons, near the Geoje Shipyard.
As October is annually recognized as Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), during a digital discussion, the International Maritime Organization highlighted the importance of digitalization in the shipping industry, explaining its role through an animation.
Port of Rotterdam recently reported its first drone delivery of a parts consignment to Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit, a part of their pilot project with Dutch Drone Delta and Allseas.
Singapore-based startup F-drones has claimed to have conducted the first commercial BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight) drone delivery in Singapore on 19 April 2020. The drone delivered 2 kg of vitamins over 2.7 km in 7 minutes, to a ship managed by Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS).
Aker BP, Norwegian oil and gas operator, cooperated with the software company Cognite and explore how robotic systems can be used in offshore operations, making operations safer, more efficient and more sustainable.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA Singapore) published a video providing information on how e-navigation enables safe, secure, efficient and sustainable shipping in the global maritime community, presenting the “Digital Trader” vessel sailing from Norway to Singapore.
DNV GL’s “Technology Outlook 2030” outlines future technologies and their impact on the shipping industry, focusing on how these technologies will affect various sectors, from the shipping industry to energy or food sectors.
A.P. Moller – Maersk is investing into Danish startup Onomondo, a global cellular operator for the Internet of Things (IoT), to connect the company’s devices, as cranes, trucks, vessels and containers around the world.
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