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ICS ME Silver Jubilee Series Webinar Autonomous Ships-is it a realistic option?
Posted on Friday, July 3, 2020
scussion on futuristic topics is always exciting. At a time when
automation is the talk of the day, be it in road transport, drones,
rail travel and day to day chores such as banking, a discussion on
automated ships is only apt.
Dr. Margareta Holtensdotter Lützhöft, an expert on automation of
human-machine relationship gave an interesting presentation during
the Silver Jubilee webinar series on "Autonomous Ships - is it a
Professor Lützhöft explained the challenges on human technology
interaction and the problems of autonomous ships. She concluded by
saying that machines and humans teaming up to work together using
each other's strengths will probably be the best option.
The webinar drew 421 registrations from 30 countries.
The presentation was followed by a Q&A session moderated by
Mr. Ravi Shankar, General Secretary of the ICS Middle East
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