Fugro has expanded its 12-metre Blue Essence uncrewed surface vessel (USV) fleet with the addition of Fugro Vaquita. The latest Blue Essence has earned Category 0 approval from the UK Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA), the highest level of approval for autonomous...
For the first time, the Port of Rotterdam Authority has received authorisation to test a drone that is controlled from the Command & Control Centre in the Harbour Coordination Centre of the Harbour Master Division. The actual drone will take off 40 kilometres away...
After an autonomous trial with coastal cargo vessel Eidsvaag Pioner in Norway, Kongsberg Maritime has completed a second live trial with inland waterway barge Zulu 4 in Bornem, Belgium. The barge is equipped for remote-operated and autonomous transport demonstrations...
Netherlands-based Fleet Cleaner now has a third specialist hull cleaning vessel, the Thunderbird 3. In addition, its hull cleaning ROVs can now be remotely operated from its remote operating control centre in Delft the Netherlands. Hull biofouling and its role in...
Holland Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Trafikverket Sweden for the delivery of two plus two autonomous all-electric ferries. The ferries will sail according to autonomy level 2, and will be controlled from the remote control centre based in Stockholm. The...
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