It's time for our second round of check-ins! Make sure your team has downloaded and tested the latest software updates. We are looking forward to catching up with you all!
As the summer holiday approaches, we here at NJORD have decided to set the final registration date for new teams to the 9th of May.
Some of you experienced problems with the forum lately. This should now be fixed. Check it out!
Our project leader, Aida Angell, is writing for Ocean Autonomy Cluster about the students that are driving innovation forward during these special times. Check it out!
This is an article posted by Shipping24 in March 2020. The article is written in Norwegian and was posted when we were still planning for a physical competition for the 2021 challenge.
We are excited to announce that the first-ever Njord - Autonomous Ship Challenge will take place in August 2021, and will be fully digital! This will allow teams from all over the world to step up to our challenge. The competition will culminate with the teams being invited to Trondheim to meet each other, witness their own simulations in real-time, and ultimately crown the winner!
Autonomous ships offer a number of advantages over human-driven vessels, where a major topic is a promise of improved safety. Human-error accidents are all too common and costly. In this article, we have written about some of the benefits that come with autonomous ships.