Top Maritime Trends of 2020: Autonomy

In a recent MarineLink article, editor Greg Trauthwein writes, “While work on maritime autonomy has proceeded at speed globally, a pair of U.S. companies – Metal Shark and Sea Machines – have jumped to the fore in delivering solutions that have evolved from the research and development department to work on the waterways.” Click to read the article and learn about the opportunities and challenges ahead, as well as the companies’ successful partnership earlier this year in demonstrating vessel autonomy for the U.S. Coast Guard’s Research and Development Center.

MarineLink affiliate Maritime Reporter TV also interviewed Sea Machines’ founder and CEO Michael G. Johnson and Metal Shark’s CEO Chris Allard for the story, giving the industry leaders the chance to describe their partnership, the progress the two companies are making to bring “autonomy to all,” and what is coming next for the industry.