Autonomous ship

World’s first autonomous shipping company created by two Norwegian giants.

Norwegian shipping companies Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg are joining forces in autonomous shipping, from design and development, control systems, vessel operations and logistics services.

Land-based control centers in Norway and internationally, will be established to monitor and operate autonomous ships.

Autonomous ship

Thomas Wilhelmsen, Wilhelmsen group CEO, said:

“As a world-leading maritime nation, Norway has taken a position at the forefront in developing autonomous ships. Through the creation of the new company named Massterly, we take the next step on this journey by establishing infrastructure and services to design and operate vessels, as well as advanced logistics solutions associated with maritime autonomous operations. Massterly will reduce costs at all levels and be applicable to all companies that have a transport need.”

via inhabitat