Port of Antwerp along with the University of Antwerp shake hands and tested innovative technology for autonomous shipping operations.
On 1 November 2020, F-drones announced that it completed the world’s first commercial drone delivery at night in Singapore.
Oil major BP has deployed Boston Dynamics’ robot ‘Spot’ on one of its oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, to enhance safety of operations by reducing the number of people onboard.
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.
The new routeing systems, established this summer in Skagerrak and Kattegat in order to create more predictable traffic patterns and separate oncoming ship traffic better, work as intended, the Danish Maritime Authority informed.
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).
An international team including scientists from Georgia Tech captured new images and first-of-its-kind data from deep beneath an Antarctic glacier. This aims to help scientists better understand the impact of one of Antarctica’s fastest changing regions and its impact on future sea level rise.
IBM and Raw Seafoods are collaborating through the IBM Food Trust, a blockchain-based platform that promotes food traceability, safety, and sustainability. This information will automatically be shared with other members of the scallop supply chain.
MOL collaborated with Oki Electric Industry (OKI), to launch a joint study on the use of OKI’s bird’s-eye view monitoring system to monitor a 360° field of view around a tugboat. The system was installed on the tugboat Asaka Maru and a preliminary experiment was conducted.
NYK conducted, what it claims to be, the first autonomous navigation trial for a large commercial ship under the Interim Guidelines for Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships by the IMO.
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