Tag: <span>Remote Technology</span>

EMSA discovers SOx emission breaches using remotely piloted aircraft
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EMSA discovers SOx emission breaches using remotely piloted aircraft

The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has found 27 vessels to be in possible breach of the IMO’s regulation on emissions of sulphur oxides (SOx) since it began monitoring ships’ emissions along the Strait of Gibraltar via remotely piloted aircraft in mid-July. EMSA has been deploying remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) since July 12 this...

ABB and Keppel complete remote vessel operation in Singapore
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ABB and Keppel complete remote vessel operation in Singapore

ABB, together with Singaporean shipyard Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), has successfully carried out South Asia’s first remote joystick control of a tugboat in the busy Port of Singapore. The Port of Singapore, with more than 130,000 vessels calling annually, presents one of the most complex settings for autonomous harbor operations in the world....

Keep ‘boots on deck’ for better inspections and crew morale, says Idwal
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Keep ‘boots on deck’ for better inspections and crew morale, says Idwal

The pandemic has demonstrated the value of remote working but the industry must recognise the importance of physical connection to the ship, says provider of ship inspection services, Idwal. Idwal is calling on the industry to recognise the positive contribution that physical surveys make to vessel quality and crew morale. Idwal believes that over-reliance on...