Smart Shipping

Autonomous ships, the smart port, 3D visualisation, cyber security, big data, blockchain  and automated monitoring are of great impact to the maritime industry.


Capacity increase

Meeting bandwidth demand in a digitalised maritime industry

New ways of working will stretch communications capacity as never before and operators need to understand their requirements clearly

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Norwegian project to focus on safe autonomous ferry transits

Classification society, DNV, and partners Bastø Fosen, Kongsberg Maritime, Kongsberg Seatex, and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) launched the Safemate project. The initiative, partially funded by the Research Council of Norway, aims to enhance the safety and efficiency of automated navigation systems.

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Digital maturity

A combination of regulations, operations and technology required for progress

Autonomous shipping is still in a nascent state, but the elements required for progress – regulation, operational issues and technology – continue to evolve, writes Gareth Burton, vice president, Technology, at classification society ABS

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