Rakuten Institute of Technology and Maritime Robotics Agree to Collaborate on Research into Unmanned Cargo Ships

We are proud to announce our technology cooperation agreement on Unmanned Cargo Ships with Rakuten Institute of Technology. https://global.rakuten.com/corp/ Rakuten is one of the most growing e-commerce companies in the world, and their acknowledgement of Maritime Robotics technology is a great motivation for us to continue to be in front in the exiting field of[…]

Defence Industry seminar

Location: Maritime Robotics HQ, Trondheim | Date: 8 november 2017 Maritime Robotics hosted Defence Industry seminar as a part of the Norwegian F-35 arrival arrangements.                             With the landing of the new F-35s in Norway, this week stood out as a time[…]

GLIDER Unmanned Ocean Exploration

Date: August – September 2017, Location: Norwegian Sea The GLIDER Project forms part of the Norwegian Research Council DEMO2000 and is being managed by Akvaplan-niva. The overall aim of the GLIDER project is to demonstrate an innovative, flexible and cost-efficient offshore monitoring and data management approach. GLIDER consists in the deployment of 3 ocean autonomous and dynamic[…]

GLIDER Unmanned Ocean Exploration Project 2017

Date: 22 september 2017 –  Location: Sandnesjøen Norway The GLIDER Project forms part of the Norwegian Research Council DEMO2000 and is being managed by Akvaplan-niva, Project Lead, Lionel Camus .  For 35 days in August and September the Maritime Robotics Wave Glider transited over 1700km as part of the GLIDER project. Deployed out of Sandnesjøen, the Wave Glider[…]

Tomorrows aquaculture facilities

Date: 25 august 2017 / Location: Trondheim, Norway Unmanned vehicles are creating opportunities to operate fish farms in areas with harsher weather conditions without putting people at risk. Maritime Robotics is part of the Sintef-led project, Artiflex, uniting robotics and automation experts to develop tomorrows aquaculture facilities.             Read the full article (in[…]

Autonomous aquaculture – The Game is changing

 Date: 18 august 2017 / Location: Maritime Robotics Headquarter, Trondheim, Norway                     Thanks to all the people that participated to our seminar yesterday where we demonstrated both unmanned aerial vehicles and unmanned surface vehicles.  Special thanks to Argus Remote System, Sintef Ocean, Water Linked, Sealab Ocean Group and Norwegian University of Science and Technology for[…]

GLIDER – Unmanned exploration

Date: 27/05/2017 Unmanned ocean vehicles collect field data and send it via satellite on shore. From left: Wave Glider, Sailbuoy and Seaglider™. (3D visualization by courtesy of Kongsberg Maritime AS) The Glider project – unmanned ocean environmental monitoring Maritime Robotics will, as a part of the pioneering GLIDER project, integrate and operate their Wave Glider[…]

Cooperation agreement with NHS

Date: 27/05/2017 Cooperation agreement with Norwegian Hydrographic Services We are very happy to announce the signing of a cooperation agreement between the Norwegian Hydrographic Services (NHS) and Maritime Robotics. Mapping of the Norwegian marine environment is more important than ever, and visionary leaders within NHS saw that autonomous vehicles had the potential to significantly improve[…]

Maritime Robotics and Seabed GeoSolutions

Date: 26/05/2017 Maritime Robotics and Seabed GeoSolutions introduces world´s first USV system in the seismic business Throughout numerous offshore trials and deployments in 2016, Maritime Robotics and Seabed GeoSolutions have quietly been qualifying the Mariner USV to become a revolutionary tool for their seismic operation. Early 2017 a long-term contract was signed, and the Mariner USV[…]

Fugro Alumaster converted to USV

Date: 05/05/2017 Fugro Alumaster converted to Unmanned Survey Vehicle Some users want the option of using their survey boat in an unmanned mode, while still having the option of manned use. Other users see a potential in using Unmanned Surface Vehicles, but are not yet ready to take the cost of investing in a custom USV[…]

Mission with NTNU around Frøya

Date: 12/05/2017 For a week in May Maritime Robotics joined SINTEF and NTNU for the ENTiCE project work onboard the NTNU research vessel R/V Gunnerus.  This mission was conducted in the coastal area of Mausund,  outside Trondheim.   The area is highly productive and important for Norwegian commercial fisheries. The ENTiCE project aims to develop new[…]

Product launch! The OTTER is here!

Date: 26/04/2017 The OTTER™ Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) is a turn-key and easily deployable system for seabed mapping and monitoring of sheltered waters. The OTTER™ is the newest member of our USV family. With a footprint of only 181 x 91 cm and a weight of 60 kg, it is an easily deployable asset that can[…]

Welcome our new employee!

Date: 31/03/2017 We are pleased to welcome our newest Project Manager Joel Pederick.   An Australian residing in Norway, Joel has degrees in Geomatics and Environmental Science from The University of Melbourne. He joins us after 18 years working with Schlumberger WesternGeco globally in a number of diverse roles, including in HSQE, Party Manger, and Product Champion[…]

Welcome our new employee

Date: 08/02/2017   We are pleased to welcome our new employee Geir Peter Kummervold who recently got the position as Maritime Robotics new offshore USV operator.   Geir Peter has a Bachelor degree in Automation and Control Engineering, and has worked within the offshore and seismic industry for years. With his significant field experience as well[…]

World’s first test site

Date: 03/10/2016 World’s first test site for Unmanned Surface Vehicles September 30th, 2016 was an important day in Maritime Robotics´ history, when the worlds first officially announced test-site for Unmanned Surface Vehicles and Ships was opened in Trondheim. NTNU, Marintek and several high technology companies have signed an agreement with the maritime authorities to make Trondheimsfjorden the test[…]

New Business Partner

Date: 07/09/2016 SUNNYVALE, CA, September 7, 2016 – Liquid Robotics®, the leader in long-duration, unmanned ocean robots, today announced a new business and technology partnership with Maritime Robotics, Norway’s leading system integrator of autonomous maritime systems. Joining Liquid Robotics’ Open Oceans Partner Program, Maritime Robotics is now an authorized partner to sell Liquid Robotics’ Wave Gliders[…]

FFI´s LINE sensor

Date 24/06/16 Maritime Robotics has over the last year been supporting FFI (Forsvarets Forskningsinstitutt) with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and operational capacities. The work has been focused around FFIs LINE research project. The shipping industry along the Norwegian coast is large and growing, and with many foreign boats. Many of them are carrying dangerous goods. The[…]

OPV 2016

Date 15/06/16 OPV (Oil On Water) 2016 This week Maritime Robotics and NOFO (Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies), attended the OPV 2016 – (Olje På Vann / Oil On Water 2016) The goal for this test was to train on personell cooperation, handling of advanced oil safety equipment, and test the readiness against acute[…]

OceanEye® flies over the Gulf of Mexico

Date 10/06/16 Marine Spill Response Corporation upgraded their OceanEye® systems in Richmond (CA) and Houston (TX) this week. The upgrades included automatic tracking of objects, timeshift functionality and enhanced infrared vision, along with other safety-critical improvements. The upgrades were verified at an offshore field test just south of the Galveston Island (TX). The test unfolded in beautiful[…]

UN summit on humanitarian assistance

Date 23/05/16 Maritime Robotics in Istanbul: Attending the UN summit on humanitarian assistance The world is witnessing the highest level of human suffering since the Second World War. This is why, for the first time in the 70-year history of the United Nations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has convened the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul on[…]

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