AUTOMATION OF MERCHANT SHIP NAVIGATION SYSTEMS

Thomas D. Mara

Peer Reviewed

Abstract: The use of automated merchant ship navigation systems is presently under evaluatlion by several ship operators. Evaluation includes definition of practical shipboard requirements and appraisal of economic benefits projected for positioning, collision avoidance, and complete conning systems. This paper review the systems the systems under evaluation, rationale that stimulated teh present evaluation, and projected trends in shipboard automation.
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 18, Number 2
Pages: 215 - 220
Cite this article: Mara, Thomas D., "AUTOMATION OF MERCHANT SHIP NAVIGATION SYSTEMS", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 18, No. 2, Summer 1971, pp. 215-220.
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