News & Announcements

News

Crewless ship powered by AI to recreate Mayflower’s 400-year-old journey

“The year 2020 marks four centuries since the Mayflower carried some of the first European settlers across the Atlantic ocean to North America. To commemorate the anniversary, another vessel is recreating that voyage, but as Roxana Saberi reports, this journey will look and feel much different – thanks to the help of artificial intelligence.”

Watch on cbsnews.com

News

Ten Innovators to Watch in 2021

“These visionaries are imagining an exciting future with chicken-less eggs, self-piloting ships and more”

Read on Smithsonian Magazine

Archaeology

Viking Shipwreck Survey

Norwegian Maritime Museum and Promare carried out a complete pre-disturbance survey of Norway’s oldest shipwreck, dated to ca. 1000, and the only Viking age ship discovered underwater in Norway.

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Announcement

Turnchapel Wharf now Mayflower Autonomous Ship’s Homeport

Turnchapel Wharf in Plymouth has become the epicentre for marine autonomy in the UK with pioneering technology being developed, launched and trialed from the waterfront site in Plymouth.

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Announcement

Intellisense Systems Provides Key Environmental Data for MAS

“Intellisense Systems, Inc., a leading provider of integrated environmental sensing solutions, is supplying on-board, autonomously reported meteorological and oceanographic data to the Mayflower Autonomous Ship.”

Read on intellisenseinc.com

News

Britain’s First Robot Ship Prepares to Set Sail

“‘We are at the mercy of the weather,” smiles Don Scott, standing on a slender steel hull. “If the sea is like glass it could take two weeks, but the north Atlantic weather is going to have a lot to say about that…'”

Read on Telegraph.co.uk

News

AI-driven robot Mayflower recreates historic voyage

“A crewless ship aiming to recreate the Atlantic crossing of the Mayflower, 400 years ago this month, has set sail from Plymouth harbour…”

Read on BBC.co.uk

Announcement

iXblue navigation technology boards the Mayflower Autonomous Ship Project

iXblue navigation technology has been selected by marine research organization ProMare, to provide highly accurate navigation capability to one of the world’s first autonomous ship to cross the Atlantic: the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS).

Read on ixblue.com

Announcement

ProMare is now a registered Community Interest Company

Introducing Promare UK C.I.C, registered in the UK on 22 October 2020. Company Number: 12969124

Announcement

Valeport gets on board with Mayflower

“We’ve worked with Valeport for many years, integrating their equipment onto our marine vehicles, and when it comes to the Mayflower Autonomous Ship, we prise reliability, precision, low power and exemplary data above all else…”

Read on Valeport.co.uk