The pursuit of autonomous vessels is already leading to smarter systems that can enhance the safety, cost-efficiency and environmental performance of today’s vessels; in practice, this means things like reducing collisions or incidents—especially in busy ports—assisting with docking, saving fuel through optimised speed profiles and reducing associated emissions.
TopTechTopic has created above video to present 5 autonomous maritime ships that have accelerated industry’s journey to digitalization:
This robotized inflatable liferaft is designed to operate in the following modes: self-contained, fully automatic mode of search for a person in distress and; manual, working from an air or ground based remote control
Saildrone uncrewed surface vehicles (USVs) are the most capable, proven, and trusted platforms available for the collection of high-quality ocean data for a wide variety of applications.
#3 Yara Birkeland
The MV Yara Birkeland is an autonomous 120 TEU container ship that is under construction and due to be launched in 2021. At the time of project initiation, the Yara Birkeland project was designed to create the first fully autonomous logistics concept in the world.
The maritime research vessel Mayflower Autonomous Ship is a first-of its-kind autonomous ship — and IBM technology played a central role in bringing it to life.
#5 CAPTN Vaiaro
CAPTN Vaiaro proposes two autonomous electric ferry concepts that offer a glimpse into the future of the industry. The team of designers developed CAPTN under the coordination of Kiel University in Germany because the concept was designed keeping the port city of Kiel in mind.