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‘Hull Skate’ Your Way to Cleaner Hulls, Better Fuel Efficiency

Mar 12, 2020

When it come to ship efficiency and emission reduction, the next frontier is devising better means to keep hulls clean from biofouling in the five years between dry dockings. Finding best solutions on hull coating and cleaning is major point of focus among shipping majors globally.Last month in a feature interview in Maritime Reporter & Engineering News with Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCCL) Anshul Tuteja…

MR4WELD Debuts: Mobile, Robotic Welding for Shipbuilding

Jun 28, 2023

Italian companies Comau and Fincantieri presented today  the first result of their joint collaboration with Automatica: MR4Weld (Mobile Robot for Weld), a mobile robot, an innovative outdoor automation solution, designed to improve the quality…

VIDEO: Watch the Armach Robotics Hull Service Robot in Action

Jan 13, 2023

Armach Robotics, Inc. (Armach), recently passed a critical milestone during a trial of its Hull Service Robot in full over-the-horizon (OTH) mode.At the end of 2022, Armach’s hull service robot (HSR), in the water in Norfolk, VA, was monitored…

SpaceX, ABS Ink JDP on Remotely Controlled Rocket Recovery Droneships

Jun 15, 2022

SpaceX  and ABS signed a joint development project (JDP) to review the remotely controlled functions of autonomous rocket recovery droneships used for booster rocket recovery at sea.The rocket recovery droneships are modified to include an expanded deck to increase the size of the landing platform…

Armach Robotics Set to Take the Pole Position on Ship Hull Maintenance, Intelligence

Mar 22, 2022

Melding advanced software, intelligence, robotics and navigation, Armach Robotics – a spinoff of Greensea Systems – leads a step change in ship hull cleaning and maintenance with its Robotics as a Service model. Ben Kinnaman, the CEO of Greensea Systems…

Kalmar, Coast Autonomous in Robotic Solutions Pact

Jan 05, 2022

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a joint development agreement with Coast Autonomous Inc. to accelerate the development and launch of robotic solutions across the mobile equipment offering. Kalmar has also become a minority shareholder of Coast Autonomous…

Horton Joins Greensea

Jun 01, 2021

Greensea hired Greg Horton as Senior Robotics Engineer to lead engineering associated with SafeC2, Greensea’s long-range command and control capability, which is providing the US Navy the capability of conducting water-borne Explosive Ordnance…

Ship Hull Cleaning: Shipowners Should Be Proactive to Improve Hull Performance

Mar 10, 2020

While owners have long recognized the link between clean hulls and lower fuel costs, lack of reliable data has slowed investments in optimizing hull performance. But with improved sensor technologies and data analysis tools, hull performance is getting a second look…

New Jet Propulsion Systems for WorkBoat

Dec 05, 2019

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics announced has successfully commissioned an SM300 autonomous control system aboard a HamiltonJet-powered workboat in New Zealand.HamiltonJet is now trialing this marine technology and has offered to provide…

Greensea Expands Workforce

Oct 31, 2019

Greensea, creator of OPENSEA, the universal open software architecture for the marine industry, recently added three key personnel to its team to address current and future growth and to support its core business strategies. Positions have been…

Rotterdam Port Fund Acquires Stake in ExRobotics

Feb 21, 2019

Rotterdam Port Fund has invested in remote inspection robotics company ExRobotics, specialising in robots to operate in high risk environments such as oil and gas facilities.The Dutch robotics firm manfacturers modular robots that can carry…

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