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Examining Autonomous Ships' Vulnerability to Piracy

By Thibaut Eude 2019-09-14 21:53:25

Autonomous ships are a hot topic in the maritime sector; piracy and armed robbery too. Since the beginning of the year, according to the IMB, almost 100 attacks have been committed against ships all around the world. 2018 saw a marked increase in attacks compared to the past few years.  Here is an attempt to describe an autonomous ship hijacking scenario. The scenario In 2025, an autonomous ocean-going container ship is chartered on a busy commercial line between China and...

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