Topic: Autonomous operation/Artificial Intelligence

Type approval for laser-based dynamic positioning system

DNV GL has granted type approval for Wärtsilä’s SceneScan position reference system. It is the world’s first laser-based targetless relative dynamic positioning (DP) reference system that can work without the need for pre-placed positioning targets. Without...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Full Scale Trials Conducted with Unmanned RHIB

Joint Industry Project (JIP) Laura has performed full scale trials with an unmanned rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RHIB). The tests took place near Den Helder, the Netherlands, using a 66-metre mothership and a modified RHIB from...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Fleet Cleaner Expands to Belgian Ports

After completing trials, hull cleaning company Fleet Cleaner now has permission to clean ships in the Belgian ports of Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Ghent. The company has designed a hull cleaning robot that removes biofouling during...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk