Unmanned ships added to IMO agenda

Proposal’s to add discussion of autonomous vessel development to IMO’s next MSC meeting met no resistance Proposal’s to add discussion of autonomous vessel development to IMO’s next MSC meeting met no resistance Rolls-Royce

The IMO has agreed to add the issue of autonomous ships to its discussion agenda, following a proposal from a broad coalition of countries at MSC 98 (the 98th session of the IMO's Maritime Safety Committee) to include debate on the development on unmanned ships as part of the next Committee meeting.

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