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Year of Decision for the Autonomous Ship webinar

With the IMO due to complete its Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships scoping exercises in 2020, members of the Press are invited to a special Webinar exploring developments in the technologies, standards and connectivity reshaping shipping for an autonomous future.

The one-hour online session will cut through the misunderstandings of the autonomous ship to focus on its core ambitions for enhanced safety, efficiency and environmental performance. It will also provide a briefing on the progress of trials and towards the regulatory standards needed if the concept is to meet its potential.

  • Capt. Eero Lehtovaara, Head of Regulatory Affairs, ABB Marine & Ports
    ABB – a pioneer in autonomous ship technology, with live ferry, cargo ship and tug projects, whose ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot solutions enable the ‘sense-decide-act’ autonomy loop.
  • Mr. Tomoaki Yamada, Manager Of Research Institute, ClassNK 
    ClassNK – the society has released “Guidelines for Automated/Autonomous Operation of ships” and given approval in principle for the NYK “APExS” autonomous ship framework.
  • Päivi Haikkola & Jukka Merenluoto, Senior Ecosystem Leads, OneSea
    OneSea – the business, IT and research alliance which aims to lead the way towards an operating autonomous maritime ecosystem by 2025.
  • Marco Cristoforo Camporeale, Head of Maritime Digital, Inmarsat
    Inmarsat – the satellite service provider seeks to harness interoperability in shipboard systems to participate in projects related to autonomous ships and beneficial technologies.
Time will be allocated for questions from the press after the presentations. Questions can be submitted in advance via the registration form below, or during the webinar session using the questions panel.
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