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 realistic option?".


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 branch.