PENSHIP is an autonomous surface vehicle designed and built by students at the Electronic Engineering Polytechnic Institute of Surabaya. Electronic Engineering Polytechnic Institute of Surabaya is a Polytechnic which focus in robotics research. Winner of the 2012, 2013, 2014 RoboBoat competition at Indonesia, PENSHIP want to prove his ability at international roboboat competition, This is the second year the Electronic Engineering Polytechnic Institute of Surabaya has participated in the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) Foundation’s surface vehicle competition. Althought last year in 2013, PENSHIP on the 8th place in roboboat competition, PENSHIP doesn’t giveup, he has a lot of spirit to be greater as well as possible. The PENSHIP team is comprised of students of the Department of Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, and the Department of Informatics and Computer Engineering. The PENSHIP team is consist of 5 persons who responsible in their each job. They are Ahmad Zurkoni as leader who responsible in Hardware Programming and Controls, Rakhmad Faizal Ajie who responsible in Electronics Designer, Moch Ardhy Windhy Saputra who responsible in Vision Programming and Communication, Muhammad Sholahuddin Al Ayyubi and Irwan Privasa Baraputra who responsible in Mechanic Design, Hull Design, and Sponsorship.
PENSHIP ASV system was developed with innovative solutions which use a minimum sensor but get the powerfull detection for meeting these goals. PENSHIP has a creative strategic to complete the taks in this competition. The final design of the system includes a stable yet maneuverable catamaran boat platform, speed capable, strong thrust, safe, reliable power and aerodynamic design of the boat.