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  • 11 October 2013

    Attending the Automation Fair event hosted by Rockwell Automation and its PartnerNetwork members is an annual tradition for thousands in the manufacturing and industrial production sector who need to stay current and informed on the most effective new technologies and strategies for their processes and operations. It is where a system architect can meet with […]

  • 4 September 2013

    Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), a South Korean shipbuilder, has awarded a $6.7 million+ order to Rockwell Automation. Rockwell Automation will deliver fully integrated safety solutions for Transocean, a leading international provider of offshore contract drilling services for energy companies, and an important DSME customer. Rockwell Automation will employ its large-project delivery management expertise […]

  • 26 March 2019

    Energy services company Proserv has sold its drilling services business, formerly known as TIC, to pressure control systems provider C-Automation Inc.

  • 31 October 2017

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Shell Eastern Trading (Shell) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate in the research and development of projects in areas of clean fuel technologies, automation and digitalization. Under the MOU, the duo plans to cooperate on developing innovative solutions to reduce emissions in the port, […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Shanghai has launched trial operations at its brand new automated container terminal.

  • 13 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Being able to conduct port operations remotely has surfaced as one of the key issues for terminal operators in the wake of changing business environments and challenges to business operations posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, a survey conducted by Navis, a Cargotec company, shows. Navis said that it had surveyed over 165 respondents across the […]

  • 11 September 2017

    Automation of shipping and ports has been dubbed as a “marketing rush” by the president of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) Paddy Crumlin, while speaking in Singapore last week. According to the MUA President, and its General Secretary Stephen Cotton, consequences of automation have not been carefully thought through. The union leaders see the […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    DS Research: 56 terminals, representing 9% of the global terminal capacity, are semi-automated.

  • 29 January 2014

    Liquiline, a designer and supplier of LNG receiving stations, said that Lars Lindland will join the Liquiline team from the 10th of February as the company’s new Automation Manager. Lars is 32 years of age and comes from Årdal where he got his technician degree and completed his apprenticeship in Hydro Aluminum Årdal 2002. He […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The autonomous-ship project being developed by the Norwegian maritime cluster received around EUR 20.1 million grant.

  • 30 January 2015

    Automatic Identification System or AIS is a system used by ships and Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) principally for the identification and locating of vessels. The system is intended to assist a vessel’s watchstanding officers and allow maritime authorities to track and monitor vessel movements. AIS is capable of providing information about a ship to other ships […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The take-up of autonomous shipping may not be as rapid as many industry observers expect, Drewry said.

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    As the port industry strives to make the terminals of the future safe, cost efficient and fully automated, the vision of “a zero accident port is definitely a mission possible,” according to Finnish port equipment manufacturer Kalmar. There is always a risk of human error and accidents when people interact with equipment that carries heavy goods. Automation […]

  • 11 April 2016

    Development of modern technology has ushered in a myriad of changes into the maritime industry. Introduction of complex navigation softwares aboard ships, giant remotely-operated cranes to handle cargo and automated equipment at ports has made navigation and cargo handling operations at ports much easier and more efficient. But what does this mean for the human factor and […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Høglund Marine Automation has won contracts to supply automation systems for an LNG bunker vessel Bernhard Schulte, and two chemical tankers for Sirius Shipping.

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s container port Ports of Auckland is preparing to start works to partially automate its container terminal, which would make it the country’s first port and the third straddle carrier terminal in the world to automate. When complete in 2019, automated straddle carriers will be used to load and unload trucks and operate the container yard. […]

  • 11 July 2017

    Offshore services company Bourbon has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Automated Ships Ltd (ASL) to support the building of the world’s first autonomous, fully-automated, prototype vessel for offshore operations. The duo will develop the Hrönn project prototype in collaboration with the project’s primary technology partner, Kongsberg. Bourbon will leverage its expertise in […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bourbon has teamed up with Bureau Veritas on development and deployment of automation technology.

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi has granted Royal IHC an order to upgrade the automation of three heavy-duty cutter suction dredgers (CSDs). The AL SADR, AL MIRFA and KATTOUF were built by Royal IHC between 1999-2001, and were equipped with the then latest versions of IHC DPM® (dredge profile monitor) and ACC® […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    K Line could order up to 50 automated kites from Airseas to save fuel and cut emissions.

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ingeteam, a company specializing in energy conversion, has developed an advanced automation system, specifically for the trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs), using the latest techniques in the development of control systems. “It is a level 2 technological control (process & production), able to be coupled and complemented with any basic automation system of the dredging process (levels 1 & 0). […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The global container handing equipment fleet is getting smarter as port operators apply more sophisticated IT in their operations. The amount of intelligence on both manned cranes as well as unmanned equipment is increasing in a quest for improved safety, productivity and eco-efficiency. As part of the evolution, equipment is becoming more and more unmanned. In light of a rising percentage of […]