Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement to sell its commercial marine business to Kongsberg, for an enterprise value of £500 million (USD$665 million) and net proceeds of around £350 million to £400 million.
Tug Malta has placed an order for a new 29.7-metre tug with Turkey’s Med Marine.
Singapore-based fast ferry operator Majestic Fast Ferry has placed an order for another seven 39-metre fast ferries from Indonesian shipyard Cahaya.
Norway’s Simek shipyard has delivered a new combination netter and longliner to its owners in Godøy.
The MAXCMAS (Machine Executable Collision Regulations for Marine Autonomous Systems) research project has shown autonomous vessels can meet current collision avoidance (COLREG) rules.