Japanese Firms Set to Launch Self-Piloting Cargo Ships Soon

Are you excited about self-driving cars driven by artificial intelligence? Get ready for the launch of self-driving cargo ships. Japanese shipping firms are working with shipbuilders to develop self-piloting container ships driven by artificial intelligence. Continue reading

Cruising on Uniworld’s S.S. Antionette


Do you have a penchant for a tantalizing cruise? Treat yourself with Uniworld’s river cruise line, S.S. Antoinette. The luxurious 443-foot, 154-passenger vessel was launched in March 2011 and was built at the Shipyard De Hoop, Holland. Continue reading

CSL Geared for Two New Bulkers as Part of Fleet Expansion

Orders for two new gear-less bulk vessels have been ordered by Canada Steamship Lines (CSL), a division of CSL Group. The number of ships built to ‘Trillium Class’ now amounts to six. The ships are being built for the Great Lakes Market as part of its big fleet extension program. Continue reading

ASV Roboat: The Unmanned Sailboat’s Longest Journey

Believe it or not! It’s true that the unmanned sailboat will work for 100 hours without human involvement as well as cover 150 nautical miles, which will be the longest journey completed by an autonomous sailboat. Continue reading

Sailboat-Plane Hybrid Rockets into 2012 Hoping to Break Speed Sailing Record

The Vestas Sailrocket 2, a hybrid boat/plane built by a team of naval architects, engineers, and yachtsmen and women is planning to have its name etched in golden letters, by attempting to break the record for the fastest sailing vessel on the water. Continue reading