AUTONOMOUS NAVIGATION

Sea Machines builds Remote Command and Autonomous Navigation Systems to enhance the operation of existing or new build marine vessels.

Our technology enables unmanned operations of vessels to improve safety, productivity, and efficiency or can be used as an "overwatch" system to augment the operation of a manned vessel.

Sea Machines' Remote Command System, called RC NXT, provides PLC-based wireless control of a vessel and is well suited for day-vessel operations such as work boats, tugs, and launches operating within 1000m of the pilot.

Sea Machines' Autonomous Navigation System, called DP NXT, uses vessel-based sensors and proprietary algorithms to give the watercraft a degree of self-awareness, enabling her to efficiently self-motor from point-to-point while avoiding active & passive obstacles or collaborate in tandem with another vessel.
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Collaborative Following
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Planned Survey Tracking
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Planned Waypoint Following
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Collision Avoidance/
Path Re-Routing
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Dynamic Waypoint Re-Routing
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Station Keeping
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UNMANNED APPLICATIONS

Sea Machines Robotics provides technology which safely replaces human crews with unmanned systems. The Autonomous Control Systems and Unmanned Workboats provide the ability to perform repetitive and quantifiable marine tasks more reliably when compared to direct human control, therefore improving the quality of operations.

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THE MACHINES (USVs)

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Sea Machine V1

Dimensions: 20’ L x 8’ W
Power: 107 - 214 hp
Payload: 1.000 lbs
Max. Speed: 9 kts
Range: 15 - 30 days
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Sea Machine V2

Dimensions: 32.5’ L x 12.5’ W
Power: 476 hp
Payload: 6.000 lbs
Max. Speed: 24 kts
Range: 4 - 8 days

DEVELOPING USVs TO DO REAL WORK

Founded in 2013, Sea Machines Robotics is a forward-looking autonomous technology company which develops control systems and unmanned surface vehicles that increase offshore operational efficiency, quality, and safety. Sea Machines can be applied across most maritime industries.

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Michael G. Johnson
Founder, Director
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Alex Lorman
Chief of Technology
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Peter Holm
European Director
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Jeff Bartkowski
Director of Sales & Marketing

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David Fieuw
Developer / PLC Specialist
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Chris Wardman
Developer

NEWS & PRESS

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July 2016

Sea Machines Robotics' autonomous vessel technology featured in Boston Globe newspaper on July 29, 2015.

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October 2015

Jeffrey Bartkowski, Alex Lorman & Michael Johnson, SEA MACHINES, look at how to improve the safety and efficiency of spill recovery and other operations.

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September 2015

U.S.-based Sea Machines is developing unmanned work boats for the maritime and offshore industries which it says will take the future of autonomous shipping forward one step at a time.

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August 2015

Sea Machines and Founder Michael Gordon Johnson appears in issue of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News Magazine.

LOCATIONS

BOSTON

OFFICE / WORKSHOP
Boston Harbor Shipyard
256 Marginal St.
Boston, MA 02128

CONTACT

Please contact us via phone +1-617-545-4878 or email info@sea-machines.com


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