Disruptive Innovation

Raising the liability issue of autonomy

LIABILITY is going to be a key challenge to resolve in the evolution of unmanned ships according to engineering experts. Qinetiq head of ...

RIMS BV approved as drone survey supplier

Robotics in Maintenance Strategies (RIMS BV) has been approved by Bureau Veritas (BV) as a service supplier for Remote Inspection Techniques...

Is Hyperloop shipping’s next big disruptor?

There are three different Hyperloop concepts under development. Could any of them really disrupt the freight transport industry? In 2013, e...

The rise of the hackathons

THESE hackathons just keep popping up. Maersk Tankers is the latest company to seek out digital solutions by bringing in coders, hackers, p...

Shipping: Electric before Autonomous

By Roar Adland (Ph.D., MICS), Shipping chair professor at Norwegian Scchool of Economics (NHH) I recently emailed Tesla's Elon Musk a...

Bourbon joins Hrönn autonomous ship project

France-listed offshore shipping group Bourbon has teamed up with Norwegian technology firm Kongsberg and UK-based Automated Ships Ltd The...

Fleet Transformation Event for Ship Operators

Shipowners and operators will be able to get free passes to a two-day event dedicated to identifying viable strategies and technologies for ...

Croissants and coffee with V.Group (video)

V.Group asked Fathom's Editorial Director Craig Eason to join a breakfast chat on its Nor-Shipping stand. The conversation, hosted by V.G...

The great unmanned ship race

TWO Norwegian companies, Yara and Kongsberg announced last month that they are set to make history with the first autonomous commercial vess...