29 Sep 2015: MUNIN at The Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam

The Future of Unmanned Vessels will be addressed at The Maritime CIO Forum in Rotterdam on September 29th 2015 at 17:20:

Autonomous and unmanned vessels are seen as a key element for a competitive and sustainable European shipping industry in the future.  But what is the future of shipping? Are unmanned and autonomous shipping feasible – and are they desirable?  The EU-supported research project MUNIN has recently completed its activities and the coordinators will present the main conclusions.

  • Why do we need the unmanned ship?  The application areas, how it will look, the costs and the benefits

Hans-Christoph Burmeister, Group Leader “Sea Traffic and Nautical Solutions”, Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics and Services CML

  • How do make the unmanned ship feasible? What are the obstacles and how do we propose to solve them?

Ørnulf Jan Rødseth, Senior Scientist, MARINTEK Dep. Maritime Transport Systems

  • Followed by an open floor Q&A on the Future of Unmanned Vessels

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