Competition

The University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) is pleased to host the AutoDrone 2020 from 6-7 June 2021 in Horten, Norway. It is a thrill to host and organize this maritime robotic event for the first time in Norway!

The competition is open to fully autonomous and unmanned boats up to the following maximum dimensions:

    • L :1810 mm

    • W: 910 mm

    • H: 910 mm

The AutoDrone2021 will take place in Horten on the 4th and 5th of June at the Test Arena for Autonomous Surface Ships with control centre located at Kongsberg Maritime Subsea's facilities and dock area.


AutoDrone Rules and Mission Task Description Document:

MISSION TASKS

SPEED MISSION

The seadrone is timed as it speeds through a set of start buoys, then navigates around the turning buoy, and returns through the start buoys again.

COLLISION AVOIDANCE

The seadrone must pass through a trafficked area avoiding another vessel according to navigational collision avoidance regulations.

OBSTACLE CHANNEL

the Obstacle Channel mission proves the seadrone's capability to sense and maneuver through a new path while avoiding obstacles in the way.

DOCKING

The seadrone must try to dock to an area at a quay marked by two green buoys.

TEAM REGISTRATION

Team registration for 1 Seadrone and up to 4 people

3000 NOK​

(+500 NOK per extra person)

Registration is open until April 15th.



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