“The autonomous ship does not mean removing human beings entirely from the picture."

Rolls-Royce's vision of autonomous cargo ships

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Wed, Mar 23rd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

gCaptain brings to attention this video, where Rolls-Royce shares their vision on how autonomous cargo ships will work and operate in the next decade.

Iiro Lindborg, General Manager, Remote & Autonomous Operations, Ship Intelligence, Rolls-Royce, said: “We’re living in an ever-changing world where unmanned and remote-controlled transportation systems will become a common feature of human life. They offer unprecedented flexibility and operational efficiency. Our research aims to understand the human factors involved in monitoring and operating ships remotely. It identifies ways crews ashore can use tools to get a realistic feel for what is happening at sea.”

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