Budget 2017 reaction: An SME Perspective

Dan Hook, Managing Director, ASV Global gives his unique views on the outcome of today’s budget announcement. “The UK has always been a force to reckon with when it comes to new technological developments so it came as no surprise to me that science and innovation was one of the leading themes in today’s budget. […]

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Celebrating our Apprentices on National Apprenticeship Week

This week, 6th – 10th March, is National Apprenticeship Week and marks the 10th annual celebration of the positive impact apprenticeships and traineeships have on individuals, businesses and the economy. We are proud to support apprenticeships in a variety of our business areas including fabrication & welding, marine engineering, electrical engineering, boat building and business […]

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The Manpower Behind Unmanned Warrior

For three weeks in October 2016, the largest demonstration of unmanned and autonomous vehicles took place off the West Coast of Scotland and West Wales. The brain child of the Royal Navy, ‘Unmanned Warrior’ was developed to allow companies to showcase the capabilities of unmanned systems and evaluate their potential future use in military operations. […]

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Man vs Machine – Why Robots Won’t Take Our Jobs

Will robots take our jobs? How will autonomous technology affect careers for future generations? These questions and more have been drawing media attention for some time now. The fact is, we are developing robots to replace humans. But the point often missed is that these robots are also creating careers that 10 years ago did […]

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An Internship Out Of The Ordinary

The autonomous revolution is happening and we are always on the lookout for highly motivated, smart team players that love a challenge. We take pride in having a diverse team and offer opportunities for people at all experience levels including apprentices, interns, graduates and experienced professionals. This summer, Southampton University student Brian Formento joined our […]

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ASV goes round the Island!

On Tuesday 19th July C-Worker 5 became the first autonomous boat to go all the way around the Isle of Wight. The trip took a total of 10 hours, at an average speed of 6 knots. The journey began early morning from Portchester Harbour where C-Worker 5 was launched from Trafalgar Wharf. ASV Global’s support […]

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Top 5 Things to Remember When Operating Unmanned Boats

Unmanned Boats or Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASVs) can operate in all marine environments from small inland lakes to miles offshore. When embarking on any kind of remote or autonomous operation it is vital to understand the mission at hand and pre-plan its execution. Our team have operated over 75 different ASVs to date in all […]

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Exploring the benefits of collaborative working in Maritime Autonomy

Maritime Autonomy – Bringing Together Knowledge and Technology in the UK Robotics and autonomous systems are championed as one of the UK government’s ‘Eight Great Technologies’. The growth this industry is beginning to see opens up a world of opportunity to not only businesses but to the economy in the form of exports; career opportunities; […]

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