Singapore starts researching autonomous ships

Singapore is launching a centre to research the development of autonomous ships. The inauguration of the Centre of Excellence for Autonomous and Remotely Operated Vessels (CEAOPS) was announced at the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) forum on 10 October. The […]

Russia adds to NSR icebreaker fleet

Russia has launched a newly constructed nuclear icebreaker, dubbed Ural after the west-Russian mountain range, at the Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg. The vessel, with a completed hull and lower bridge superstructure, will now be […]

ABS prove AI-enabled corrosion detection potential

Classification society ABS, Google Cloud, and Ukrainian software provider SoftServe have successfully demonstrated the accuracy of using artificial intelligence (AI) to detect levels of corrosion and coating breakdown on ships and offshore structures. Representing a […]