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Autonomous shipping – views wanted

[ August 24, 2020   //   ]

The British Ports Association is calling for evidence for a new Autonomous Shipping in Ports Network on what ports should consider to prepare for receiving autonomous vessels in future. It will feed into the BPA’s own analysis as well as its discussion with industry partners through bodies such as the industry umbrella group Maritime UK. It will consider, among other issues, changes to land-sea interface at and around ports, the physical and digital infrastructure required, expected, safety implications and regulatory powers.