Testing under way for the world's first autonomous container vessel
Model tests of the world's first battery-driven, autonomous container vessel are currently under way in the Ship Model Tank at SINTEF Ocean. The vessel will be ready for launch in eighteen months time.
Planning the world’s longest floating bridge
The floating bridge spanning Bjørna Fjord is unique in a global context, and so advanced in terms of its technology that even the researchers working on the project have really been put to the test.
International standards for navigation
International standards are critical to an international business like shipping.
iShipping in Copenhagen
Most ship owners are now looking very closely at the benefits that digitalization can bring in operational gains.
Maritime Communication for Autonomous Vessels
The interest in autonomous ship technology is still increasing rapidly in Norway.
Norway to help Singapore with floating urban development project
With the backing of expertise from SINTEF, Singapore is aiming to develop huge floating structures capable of dealing with the city’s critical lack of space. Entire floating districts are among the city’s visions for the future.
SINTEF receives UN award for green leadership
After winning first prize in a UN competition, SINTEF will be leading a project to promote solar-powered electric vessels in North Africa and the Middle East.
SINTEF Ocean – merging SINTEF's marine research into one institute
SINTEF is merging its ocean research activities into one new institute, called SINTEF Ocean. The ambition is to strengthen our position as a world-leader in the fields of marine technology and biomarine research.
Autonomous vessels may become major priority in Norway
On 4 October, the Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communications, Ketil Solvik-Olsen, will open the launching conference of Norsk Forum for Autonome skip (Norwegian Forum for Autonomous Ships, NFAS) in Oslo. Technology related to unmanned vessels may become a major priority for the Norwegian technology industry.