Friday, 7 March 2014

Rolls-Royce outlines vision for robotic ships of the future

Running away to sea has been a dream of escape for centuries, but unless you plan to be a tap dancer on a cruise ship, that door may be closing. In a report on the future of cargo shipping, Rolls-Royce Vice President for Innovation, Engineering and Technology, Oskar Levander, outlines a vision for a time not far from now when freighters and other ships are unmanned robots that cruise the oceans under remote control by shore based captains. .. Continue Reading Rolls-Royce outlines vision for robotic ships of the future

Section: Marine

Tags: Remote Control, Robots, Rolls Royce, Shipping, Unmanned

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Pirates won't even need guns!