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  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    MacGregor is to deliver an automated mooring system for the world’s first autonomous containership, Yara Birkeland.

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vard is to construct an autonomous and electric-driven container vessel for Norway’s YARA.

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marine insurance provider Gard revealed plans to provide insurance to autonomous ships in the future.

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kalmar to deliver autonomous equipment for a fully digitalized container handling solution at Yara’s Porsgrunn facility

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A model of what promises to be the world’s first autonomous containership kickstarted today its testing stage at Sintef Ocean, a Norwegian research organization. Norwegian maritime technology expert Kongsberg and its compatriot fertilizer producer Yara have teamed up with Marin Teknikk on designing and building a model of the ship- Yara Birkeland. As disclosed, the […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian fertilizer producer Yara has been granted NOK 133.6 million (USD 16.7 million) for the construction of the world’s first electric and autonomous containership, Yara Birkeland. Provided by the Norwegian government enterprise ENOVA, the grant would cover about one third of the estimated cost. “For the private sector, it is essential to have the government’s support when […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian maritime technology expert Kongsberg and its compatriot fertilizer producer Yara have teamed up on a project to build world’s first autonomous and zero emissions ship. Named Yara Birkeland, the vessel will be the world’s first fully electric container feeder, the duo claims, adding that the ship would produce zero emissions. Operation is planned to start in the latter half […]

  • 12 May 2020

    The development of the world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel Yara Birkeland has been paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the changed global outlook, Norwegian company Yara informed. The hull of the Yara Birkeland vessel was launched to sea at Vard Braila in Romania in February 2020 and is expected to arrive at […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg are joining forces to establish the world’s first autonomous shipping company.