Commander David Dubay USCG

file photo

Why We Will Never See Fully Autonomous Commercial Ships

By Commander David Dubay USCG 2019-06-25 17:24:08

The world will never see fully autonomous transoceanic commercial cargo ships. In fact, autonomous vessels are likely to operate in only very limited situations.  In recent years, the prospect of fully autonomous vessels has become a hot topic for commercial shipping. The same fast-paced advances in technology that have led to projects to automate vehicles in every other sector of the transportation industry have also found their way to the shipping industry. Advances in camera technology, sensors, electromechanical actuators and...

Continue Reading...
More News Stories