Wärtsilä wins first order for auto-docking system

Wärtsilä says it has taken a major step towards realizing the full commercial potential of autonomous vessels. It has booked the first order for its SmartDock auto-docking system. The order follows an

Sea Machines partners with Hike Metal on autonomous SAR

Boston, Mass, based Sea Machines Robotics is partnering with Canadian workboat manufacturer Hike Metal to integrate Sea Machines’ SM300 autonomous vessel control system aboard commercial vessels tasked with search-and-rescue (SAR) missions. Once

Keppel Singmarine to develop autonomous tug

Keppel Offshore & Marine subsidiary Keppel Singmarine has begun the development of an autonomous tug that is expected to be one of Singapore’s first autonomous vessels when the project is completed in

Sea Machines Robotics establishes new dealer program

JANUARY 9, 2019 — Boston, MA, based Sea Machines Robotics reports that it has established a new dealer program to support global sale sof its autonomous vessel control technology, across key commercial

Rolls-Royce and Finferries in milestone autonomous ferry demo

DECEMBER 4, 2018 — Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries are claiming a world first following a successful demonstration yesterday of a fully autonomous ferry operation in the archipelago south of

Operator in NOLA puts workboat through its paces in Boston

NOVEMBER 30, 2018 — Boston, MA, based Sea Machines Robotics used this week’s International Workboat Show in New Orleans to show off the capabilities and reliability of its autonomous command technology in

Metal Shark unveils new designs, new technology at Workboat Show

NOVEMBER 27, 2018 — Shipbuilder Metal Shark has selected this year’s International Workboat Show to give the public a first look at the U.S. Navy’s newest patrol boat, the “40 PB,” and

Sea Machines autonomous technology completes sea trials

OCTOBER 2, 2018 — Sea Machines Robotics, a Boston, MA, based developer of autonomous technology for marine vessels, reports the successful completion of sea trials of its introductory line of intelligent command

VIDEO: Metal Shark and ASV launch range of autonomous vessels

JULY 13, 2018 — Jeanerette, LA , headquartered shipbuilder Metal Shark has joined forces with autonomous vessel technology developer ASV Global to introduce “Sharktech” Autonomous Vessels. Metal Shark is now offering Sharktech

SeaRobotics delivers autonomous unmanned hydrographic vessels

UNE 6, 2018 — Stuart, FL, based SeaRobotics Corporation has delivered two additional 2.5 meter autonomous unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) to the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS), a part of Fisheries and Oceans