Are Crew-Less Ships The Future Of Safety At Sea?

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Are Crew-Less Ships The Future Of Safety At Sea?

Check out the latest episode of Encore by on 105.9 Seaside FM hosted by Costas Halavrezos!

As technology advances, we continue to see things that previously only existed in science-fiction. One of the current trends in immerging technology is the remote operated vehicles. While the military has used drones for years, the same technology is now being used to deliver packages, and driver-less cars are close to hitting the mainstream markets. Now get ready for container ships which will make sea voyages without a single crew member.

Jim Hanlon, CEO of the Institute of Ocean Research Enterprise, believes within the decade this will becoming a functioning reality. Hanlon joins Costas to discuss the possibilities of such technology and what it can offer Canada in terms of safe and efficient transportation, fishing, and energy extraction via the ocean.

Enjoy the show and join us next week for a brand new episode!