VIDEO: Mayflower Autonomous Ship is in the water

Ocean research non-profit ProMare and IBM (NYSE:IBM) report that, following two years of design, construction and training of its AI models, the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) was today lifted into the waters

Sea Machines partners with Maine Maritime and MARAD on autonomous vessel training

Students at Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, Me., are to get hands-on education about autonomous marine systems. Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics has partnered with the academy and the U.S. Maritime Administration’s Maritime Environmental

ProZero participates in EU funded short sea shipping project

Danish workboat producer ProZero International reports that it is one of the participants in an EU funded project called MOSES that aims to increase the short sea shipping component of the European

Huntington Ingalls makes strategic equity investment in Sea Machines Robotics

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics, a leading developer of autonomous systems for ocean-going vessels and workboats, reports that it has closed a new $15 million financing round with significant participation by Huntington Ingalls

Sea Machines autonomy selected for unmanned Wadden Sea surveys

A survey vessel owned by Netherlands-based survey company Deep BV will soon be operating in the Wadden Sea commanded by personnel in the company’s Amsterdam office. Deep, which specializes in hydrography, marine

BMT launches Pentamaran hull form for autonomous operations

Teddington, U.K., headquartered BMT has released details of its next-generation Pentamaran platform, designed to meet the specific challenges of long range autonomous operations The Pentamaran has been designed to reduce drag as

SeaRobotic picks Torqeedo for autonomous surface vessel propulsion

SeaRobotics Corporation’s SR-Endurance 7.0 autonomous surface vehicle (ASV) uses a Torqeedo electric propulsion system to meet its needs for dependable performance, extended time on station and quiet operation — all key criteria

VIDEO: NYK claims a world first in autonomous ship operation

Japan’s NYK Line has conducted what it says is the world’s first Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) trial to be performed in accordance with the IMO’s interim guidelines such trials. NYK’s goal

Sea Machines expands European sales force

Boston, Mass., headquartered Sea Machines Robotics has hired industry veteran Frank Relou to lead its European sales efforts, as European business development manager. Sea Machines offers proven commercial-grade, wireless, remote vessel-control systems

Autonomous marine technology maximizes patrol boat operations, with reduced risk and cost

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