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.



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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The Digital Age

Applications of digitalised modelling and simulation

A trend towards digital techniques for class approval enables a fully digital approach to the industry’s biggest challenges like decarbonisation, writes Patrick Ryan, vice president Technology at the classification society ABS

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