Table of Content

Table of Contents

1.0 Executive Summary
1.1 Research Scope
1.2 Research Methodology
1.3 Research Methodology Explained
1.4 Summary of Key Findings

2.0 Marine Autonomous Ships – An Overview
2.1 Marine Autonomous Ships – A Sneak Preview
2.2 Technologies Encouraging Development of Autonomous Ships
2.3 Satellite Communication and Space-based Sensors Aid in Garnering Information from Above the Ship
2.4 Sensor Fusion, Image Sensors, and UAVs Aid in Environmental Monitoring for Autonomous Ships
2.5 Echosounder, Side-scan Sonar, Forward-looking Sonar, and UUVs Play a Vital Role in Underwater Assessment for Autonomous Ships

3.0 Assessment of Industry Best Practices and Recent Initiatives
3.1 Strategic Partnership Paves the Way for Development of Autonomous Ship
3.2 International Maritime Organization Aids in the Framework for Marine Autonomous Surface Ships
3.3 Guidelines Lay Out Risk Mitigating Approaches and Autonomous Shipping Concepts
3.4 Regulatory Bodies for Ships Define Degrees of Autonomy

4.0 Implementation Case Scenario of Autonomous Ships
4.1 Demonstrations of Autonomous Cargo Indicate Reduced Fuel Consumption
4.2 Autonomous Ferry Demonstration Lays the Foundation for Development of Autonomous Ships
4.3 Demonstrations of Autonomous Vessels Indicate the Capabilities of Remotely Operated Marine Vessels to Gather Sea Data

5.0 Companies to Action
5.1 Stakeholder Initiatives – Rolls Royce Leads Various Initiatives in the Autonomous Ships Arena
5.2 Stakeholder Initiatives – Enabling Technologies for Autonomous Ships
5.3 Stakeholder Ecosystem – Demonstrations and Upcoming Autonomous Ship Projects in 2020

6.0 Impact of COVID19 on Autonomous Shipping
6.1 Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Shipping Industry and Advancements in Autonomous Shipping

7.0 Growth Opportunities of Emerging Technologies for Autonomous Ships
7.1 Growth Opportunities of Autonomous Ships Across Potential Applications
7.2 Growth Opportunity 1: Disruptive Potential of Autonomous Ships
7.3 Growth Opportunity 2: R&D Partnerships of Autonomous Ships

8.0 Industry Contacts
8.1 Key Industry Contacts
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