Maritime Technology

Research Area

Maritime Technology

Our research revolves around the development and application of theory, methods, and technology for autonomous ships. We collaborate with the Norwegian Coastal Administration and many local and regional companies in the world-leading Blue Maritime Cluster – a Norwegian Global Centre of Excellence (GCE).

The geographical heart ot the maritime cluster is the Norwegian Maritime Competence Centre (NMK), located just across the road from campus.

Research activity

martech laboratory


The following physical lab facilities on Campus Ålesund are connected to this research area:

martech strategic area

Strategic research area

Our research on maritime technology is linked to the strategic research areas of NTNU SustainabilityNTNU EnergyNTNU Oceans, and NTNU Digital.

We cooperate closely with NTNU AMOS and are involved in the Autoferry cross-disciplinary research project

martech projects


An overview of our ongoing projects: