Autonomous vessels

NYK operates Autonomous Car Carrier under IMO guidelines

  • 1.  NYK operates Autonomous Car Carrier under IMO guidelines

    Posted 10-02-2019 10:26

    Japanese shipping line has stated that they have conducted the world's first trial of an autonomous ship from Xinsha, China to Nagoya, Japan from September 14, - 20, 2019.  According to NYK the vessel operated the 70, 826 gross ton car carrier under IMO guidelines  - which included having a crew on board the ship that performed their normal duties during the voyage. A video by NYK is below: