Rudy Negenborn’s vision on autonomous ships in Nature

News - 07 March 2023 - Webredactie 3mE

In a Nature Comment Rudy Negenborn (MTT) and his co-authors touch upon critical challenges in the development and deployment of autonomous ships in practice, that are not receiving sufficient attention in research and innovation. In 'Autonomous ships are on the horizon: here's what we need to know' research gaps in six key areas are highlighted.

These challenges are (i) understanding the challenges at different levels of autonomy; (ii) defining the role of humans; (iii) assuring safety and security; (iv) rethinking ports; (v) embedding autonomy in legal and regulatory frameworks; (vi) setting out the case for autonomous ships.

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