Autonomous vessels

NYK operates Autonomous Car Carrier under IMO guidelines

  • 1.  NYK operates Autonomous Car Carrier under IMO guidelines

    Posted 18 days ago

    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: