VIDEO: First autonomous vessel control system now on market

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 — While a number of leading European players continue to research autonomous vessels conduct testing and talk endlessly about their promise, a Boston, MA, based start-up looks to have

Bourbon gives its support to autonomous OSV project

JULY 11, 2017 — Offshore services giant Bourbon has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support Automated Ships Ltd. in commissioning the world’s first unmanned and fully-automated vessel for offshore

Autonomous ship operation now on IMO agenda

JUNE 16, 2017 — The Danish Maritime Authority reports that the IMO Maritime Safety Committee is to start to establish a new international legal framework for the safe operation of autonomous ships.

LR launches code for unmanned marine systems

JUNE 13, 2017 — Classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) today launched the LR Unmanned Marine Systems Code, a goal-based code that takes a structured approach to the assessment of unmanned marine systems

GD marks milestone in UUV program

MARCH 20, 2017 — General Dynamics Mission System has completed a comprehensive evaluation of Knifefish, an autonomous surface mine countermeasure (SMCM) unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV). In coordination with the U.S. Navy, the

Swiftships partners to develop autonomous Special Ops craft

AUGUST 2, 2016 — Swiftships, LLC, Morgan City, LA , has partnered with ICS Nett Inc. (ICS), a Virginia-based technology solutions company, to continue research and development efforts that will transform a