• Autonomous survey vessels to 'cut offshore...

    UK company HydroSurv has developed two autonomous surface vessels (USV) that the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult says could reduce the cost of offshore wind surveys and inspections at sea by up to 60%.

  • How Digitisation can revolutionise Shipping...

    Honourable Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi at the second edition of the ‘Maritime India Summit 2021 held early this month spoke about more than 574 port projects identified at a cost of 82 billion besides an array of initiatives in the pursuit of building India into the leading Blue Economy of the world. While the announcements reiterated the huge potential of the maritime sector, it also signalled the need to build a strategic roadmap to accelerate investments, drive digitisation while addressing the enduring issues the industry has been plagued with. This has become all the more germane today as the sector is competing with the large well-established players of the industry across affluent countries.


  • Danish researchers get ready for regulations on...

    Danish researchers and shipowners have teamed up to develop new sensor technology to measure soot concentration in stack emissions. Their work is aimed at preparing for future regulations on black carbon, which are expected soon. 


  • U.S. Navy unveils its long-range plans for...

    The U.S. Navy and the Marine Corps have published a new joint strategy for building and deploying unmanned systems, following up on questions from Congress about their concept of operations (CONOPS) for future autonomous vessels, subs and aircraft.


  • Awake.AI awarded by Frost & Sullivan for...

    Based on its recent analysis of the European maritime logistics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Awake.AI with the 2021 European Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award. Its open and collaborative digital platform enhances maritime logistics by integrating stakeholders operating in sea, port, and land logistics. It funnels the discrete data from their operations, drives shared and transparent communications, and offers accurate predictions for informed decision-making.

  • Sonardyne deploys 'New Breed' of subsea...

    Marine technology company Sonardyne has deployed what it says is a new breed of underwater sensor that is able to self-calibrate, enabling precise, long-duration subsidence monitoring at all depths at Shell Ormen Lange offshore field. The company says this is the first such deployment at scale.



Maritime port operations across the national seaports of the Netherlands made secure with low-code platform from Mendix

Mendix, a Siemens business and global leader in low-code application development for the enterprise, today announced that the Port of Amsterdam, in partnership with seven seaports of the Netherlands, is rolling out an expanded, real-time security alert system to notify port authorities nationwide in the event of an incident or threat. The alerting system is an extension of the MOBI digital security platform developed by the Port of Amsterdam.


Port of Southampton to deploy private 5G

One of the United Kingdom’s (UK’s) busiest ports is slated to deploy private 5G follownig an agreement between Verizon Business and Associated British Ports (ABP). Delivered in partnership with Nokia, Verizon’s private 5G platform will provide the Port of Southampton with a secure, low-latency private network connection.