The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) has acquired an autonomous underwater vehicle from Teledyne Gavia.
End of July 2017, Hapag-Lloyd received an additional state-of-the-art 15,000 TEU vessel. The “AFIF” was handed over to Hapag-Lloyd’s Ship Management by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) in South Korea.
Companies team up to build autonomous, zero-emission container "feeder ship." SpaceX's drone landing ships have already proven that uncrewed vessels can handle some of the most dangerous jobs at sea. Now, two Norwegian companies are poised to put robo-boats into one of the most dull: hauling cargo down the fjord.
Digital technology developed in Norway will help improve recovery from the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea. Equinor has awarded Alcatel Submarine Networks a contract for permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM), which in turn has signed a letter of intent with Nexans Norway AS for delivery of subsea cable.
Norwegian company Kolberg Caspary Lautom AS has launched a gyro-based stabilisation device called “YawSTOP” to enable rotation-free and rotation-controlled lifting and loading of cargo and goods by cranes to make shipping and more efficient, reliable and safe.
Harris Pye, a Joulon company, has successfully completed fast turnaround modification to the mooring systems for two LNG tankers whilst at anchor off the coast of Africa. Both modifications involved a tight schedule and were undertaken in order for the tankers to be able to call at key Indian LNG terminals.
VIKING is now the worldwide distributor for Rosenby Engineering’s revolutionary HydroPen™ System, which enables crew to safely and efficiently tackle costly container fires at heights.
Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded significant contracts with Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co., China to deliver power and hybrid systems to nine (9) Roll on – Roll off (Ro-Ro) vessels ordered by Grimaldi Group, Italy. The contracts are valued at more than NOK 400 million and include an option for three additional vessels increasing the total value to more than NOK 500 Million.
The world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel is one step closer to launch, as YARA signs a deal with VARD worth appr NOK 250 million to build the vessel. VARD will deliver Yara Birkeland for launch in early 2020, and the vessel will gradually move from manned operation to fully autonomous operation by 2022.
Navis, the leading provider of maritime software solutions for cargo operations and vessel performance, announced it will be exhibiting at SMM 2018 in Hamburg, Germany on September 4-7 at its 28th biennial event.