Tag / Autonomy
Press Releases • Aug 15, 2018 17:01 BST
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.
Press Releases • Dec 07, 2017 10:00 GMT
An official autonomous shipping test-bed was opened in Horten yesterday (6 December), on the coast of Norway. Established to support the growth in development of new solutions for autonomous maritime operations, the new area is open to both Norwegian and international organisations, and is designed to be a convenient, safe, non-congested space to trial new technology and vessels.
Kongsberg Maritime: K-MATE Autonomy Controller Technology Put to Test for Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE
Press Releases • Nov 27, 2017 14:00 GMT
Supported by KONGSBERG experts and technology, the GEBCO-NF Alumni Team, one of 19 semi-finalist teams competing in the $7 Million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition, has completed Technology Readiness Tests of its unique Unmanned Surface Vessel / Autonomous Underwater Vessel concept and associated combination of communications hardware and software to process and transmit data remotely.
Kongsberg Maritime: Final design of “Yara Birkeland” revealed – model commences testing at SINTEF Ocean
Press Releases • Sep 29, 2017 10:20 BST
A six meter long, 2.4 tons model of the final design of the autonomous and fully electric container vessel “Yara Birkeland” was revealed as testing commenced at SINTEF Ocean’s 80 metre test tank facility in Trondheim yesterday, September 28th 2017.
Kongsberg Maritime: New Electric Ferry Project Expands KONGSBERG’s Autonomous Vessel Newbuild Project Portfolio
Press Releases • Sep 05, 2017 14:30 BST
KONGSBERG has signed a Research & Innovation (R&I) contract with technology acceleration organisation PILOT-E for the development of zero emission, full-electric, autonomous ferry concepts. The overall vision for the PILOT-E Autonomous Ferry concept is to develop a state-of-the-art ferry as an integrated, zero emission aspect of a total national transportation plan.
Press Releases • Aug 09, 2017 12:16 BST
K-MATE, an autonomous surface vehicle control system, the latest marine robotics innovation from KONGSBERG, is to be integrated with SEA-KIT, a new class of Maritime Autonomous Surface Vessel being built by UK manufacturer, Hushcraft, and operated by SEA-KIT International.
Kongsberg Maritime: BOURBON joins Automated Ships Ltd and KONGSBERG to deliver groundbreaking autonomous offshore support vessel prototype
Press Releases • Jul 11, 2017 06:00 BST
Leading marine offshore services company, BOURBON, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Automated Ships Ltd to support the building of the world’s first autonomous, fully-automated and cost-efficient prototype vessel for offshore operations, in collaboration with the project’s primary technology partner, KONGSBERG.
Press Releases • Jul 06, 2017 10:05 BST
Kongsberg has announced the limited availability of a new turnkey HUGIN package, featuring the synonymous state-of-the-art Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) and all systems needed to store, transport, launch, operate and recover it from survey operations anywhere in the world.