Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is going to install an augmented reality (AR) navigation system on 21 VLCCs having successfully trialled the innovation on two vessels.
A supply vessel sank in the traffic separation scheme (TSS) of the Singapore Strait on Thursday morning.
It hasn’t been easy, even among professionals, to have too much sympathy for Francesco Schettino, formerly master of the Costa Concordia, currently serving a 16 year prison sentence in Rome.
Satellite communications provider Iridium Communications is tying up with Rolls-Royce Marine (RRM) to develop autonomous vessels.
Discussions on safety at sea and accidents will almost inevitably lead to the issue of the human factor, which unfortunately is credited as the cause of around 70% of accidents.
A Maltese-flagged panamax bulker ploughed into a historic mansion on the shores of the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul at the weekend.