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  • 12 December 2012

    The 3i Project, acronym for Integrated Coastal Zone Management via Increased Situational Awareness through Innovations on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, is an international cooperation between the Netherlands, France, Belgium and the UK. Goal is to research the possibility of using Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs) in a maritime environment. Maritime by Holland Magazine reported about the official […]

  • 8 March 2013

    Maritime by Holland Magazine has been following the 3i Project, which stands for Integrated Coastal Zone Management via Increased Situational Awareness through Innovations on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, closely since mid 2012. The project is a cooperation between the Netherlands, France, Belgium and the UK which researches the possibilities of Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs) in a […]

  • 12 August 2012

    Several organisations, like port authorities, police and environmental organisations, monitor the activities of vessels. The reasons are numerous: border control, traffic management, environmental control, drugs control, help during conflicts and disasters, just to name a few. Up til now, this was done by manned aircrafts, but that might change in the years to come with […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL has developed a new unmanned floating LNG concept intended to unlock the potential of remote offshore gas fields by overcoming some of the exiting operational challenges. The concept is called Solitude and combines exiting technological advances into a solution that, according to DNV GL, offers some 20 percent reduction in annual OPEX, only […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK-based maritime classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched a goal-based code that takes a structured approach to the assessment of unmanned marine systems (UMS) against a set of safety and operational performance requirements. The LR Unmanned Marine Systems Code will meet the growing demand within the marine industry for regulatory support for unmanned vessels, according […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    ZPMC develops first AI automated driving unmanned container straddle carrier.

  • 12 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Infrastructure, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    A Japanese consortium of Marubeni Corporation, Tryangle, Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding, and the City of Yokosuka has secured a place in the Joint Technological Development Programme for the Demonstration of Unmanned Ships led by The Nippon Foundation.

  • 13 June 2007

    The world of unmanned vehicles is changing. Technological breakthroughs and new requirements are driving forward the development of unmanned ground vehicles and unmanned maritime vehicles at the same time as unmanned air systems are proving themselves on the battlefield and in civilian applications.

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    MacArtney continues to supply defence specialists Raytheon with winch solutions. The deal will see MacArtney deliver the next autonomous winch systems for the deployment of synthetic aperture sonar. The custom-built unmanned winch systems are designed to military specification using aluminium alloy for low weight and durability. Providing mechanical design and engineering drawings MacArtney manufactured and […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) Ltd has announced the company’s plans to break into the North American Unmanned Marine Systems industry.  The move comes as the result of unprecedented success in the European and Asian markets where ASV has established itself as the lead Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) supplier. Equipped with the latest advancements in autonomous […]

  • 7 April 2016

    Following a study that looked into the benefits and disadvantages of wellhead platforms, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has taken a positive view of unmanned wellhead platforms (UWHP) as an alternative development concept to subsea developments. Rambøll Oil & Gas has submitted a study, commissioned back in October 2015, which sheds light on the advantages […]

  • 24 April 2006

    South Korea plans the fourth ever launching of an unmanned submarine which can explore depths to 6 kilometers, next Wednesday. The Korea Ocean Research and Development Institute (KORDI) said Tuesday that it would hold a launching ceremony with its submersible remotely operated vehicle (ROV), named “Hemire.” We will launch Hemire underwater at our Kojedo branch […]

  • 14 March 2018

    Oskar Levander speaks of the current state of play with regard to the development of autonomous ships.

  • 11 March 2019

    Unmanned Survey Solutions (USS) is set to launch a new Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) designed for hydrographic surveys, at Ocean Business in April 2019. The Accession Class USV allows the vessel to increase its base design length of 3.5m to a maximum of 5.0m for additional payload equipment and/or power for extended endurance depending on […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Trondheim University has acquired an Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV), designed and built by Unmanned Survey Solutions (USS) in Hayle, Cornwall, for research studies in Norway, Swathe Services informed. The Inception Class Mark II USV is designed for hydrographic surveys and data acquisition in ports and harbours, lakes and rivers, shallow coastal or enclosed inland areas. James Williams, managing […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Research & Development

    Rambøll Oil & Gas has submitted a study which sheds light on the advantages and disadvantages of unmanned wellhead platforms. The study was commissioned by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), which has taken a positive view of unmanned wellhead platforms, considering concepts of this type to be an important contribution to good resource utilization and an […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has acquired the Engineering Solutions Division of The Columbia Group, a designer and builder of unmanned underwater vehicles for domestic and international customers. As a previous stand-alone division within The Columbia Group, ESD is headquartered in Panama City Beach, Fla., and employs about 30 engineers, analysts, craftsmen and technicians. While ESD’s primary […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first remote-controlled ferry demonstrator could hit the water within four to five years thanks to a new wave of research into operational efficiency based on ship intelligence solutions, according to Oskar Levander, Vice President for innovation, engineering & technology at Rolls-Royce Marine in Finland. Levander suggests that the maritime industry is at the dawn of […]

  • 24 May 2018

    Unmanned Survey Solutions’ new Accession Class unmanned surface vessels (USVs) have been given the green light following the funding from Marine-i Marine Challenge Fund, supported by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The Accession Class USV is built for use in offshore operations, particularly offshore wind farm seabed mapping, offshore wind farm turbine inspections using a UAV launched […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Industry bodies in China, led by HNA Technology Logistics Group and China Classification Society (CSS), have established what is now known as the unmanned cargo ship development alliance. Supported by experts from the ABS, DNV GL, Chinese ship and Marine Engineering Design Institute, Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute, among others, the alliance is expected to have a […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, will lead a project to develop new technologies to support unmanned naval vehicle missions, following an award of $3 million from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). The development of Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) and Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) is a rapidly expanding part of naval marine technology, and […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    New York-based L3 Technologies has acquired unmanned surface vessel (USV) and autonomous vessel control systems company ASV Global. This acquisition should enhanced L3’s unmanned maritime capabilities, including integrated anti-submarine warfare (ASW) solutions, future surface combatant unmanned off-board sensors, and integrated unmanned surface and undersea vessel (USV/UUV) operations. The new company will be known as L3 […]