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Norway Opens Test Area for Autonomous Maritime Operations

In a bid to boost development of autonomous maritime operations, Norway has opened up a test-bed in Horten, which will be dedicated for movement...

Smart Ship – ‘Great Intelligence’ Debuts in Shanghai

China’s first ‘smart’ ship embedded with a domestically-developed intelligent navigation system made its debut in Shanghai on Tuesday. The 179-meter-long ship, Great Intelligence, is...

Maersk to Hire Techies for AI and Data Analytics

A.P. Moller-Maersk is planning to hire more than 200 engineers at its new Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru to help the company in its...

Rolls Royce, ESA Collaborate to Shape Shipping Industry’s Digital Future

Rolls-Royce and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a cooperation agreement aimed at pursuing space activities in support of autonomous, remote controlled shipping...

CMB Launches Hydrogen Powered Passenger Test Vessel

Belgian shipping major, Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has launched the first hydrogen-powered passenger vessel, Hydroville. The Hydroville was christened in Antwerp on Wednesday in...

Indian Court Acquits Crew of Seaman Guard Ohio

The 35-member crew of the Seaman Guard Ohio, which includes the famous 'Chennai Six' from the UK, have been acquitted by a court in...

Wärtsilä Introduces its Smart Marine Ecosystem Vision

The smart technology group Wärtsilä is at the forefront of harnessing the changes taking place in the shipping industry to deliver value and optimisation...

Palau International Ship Registry in Top Position

Palau International Ship Registry has become the fastest growing flag in the shipping world with an impressive 43.2% growth in the number of vessels...

Insurance to Shield Chinese and Asian Vessels in Conflict Zones

A marine insurance facility, 'Hong Kong China War Risk Syndicate' (HKCWRS), to protect Chinese and Asian ship owners from the risks of war and...

First Unmanned Vessel Signed, Up to 14th Position – UK Ship Register

The gross tonnage on the UK Ship Register (UKSR) has increased by more than six per cent this year. It means that the UKSR is...