Test Area Workshop, Trondheim, November 12th 2019: Test strategies and guidelines for tests of autonomous ships

This workshop was held in conjunction with ICMASS 2019. The workshop gave and presentation of more or less detailed guidelines for testing of autonomous ships and technology. Session two was on something we called a "Perspective session", which included statuses from the different countries, following the workshop theme: Test strategies and guidelines for tests of autonomous ships.

Minutes from the meeting is available here.

 

Presentation

Presenter

Welcome to SINTEF Ocean

Kay Fjørtoft, SINTEF Ocean

INAS and the importance of a test area

Ørnulf Rødseth, NFAS/INAS

IMO MSC 101 approved MSC.1/Circ.1604 on "INTERIM GUIDELINES FOR MASS TRIALS"

Svein David Medhaug, The Norwegian Maritime Directorate

Guidelines for Autonomous Shipping – NI 641 Revision 01 – OCTOBER 2019

Jerome Faivre, Bureauveritas

Approval of situational awareness, decision support for autonomous navigation (Contact: Andreas.Brandsaeter@dnvgl.com)

Andreas Bradsæter, DNV GL

Voluntary Industry Code of Practice from UK (Contact: james.fanshawe@ukmarinealliance.co.uk)

James Fanshawe, UK Marine Alliance

EU and the guidelines on safe MASS (Verbal presentation)

Trond Langemyr, The Norwegian Coastal Administration

Work from IALA

Geir Jegstad, Consultant

Perspectives from Denmark

(Verbal presentation)

Erik I. Tvedt, Danish Maritime Authority

Perspectives from Finland

Jukka Merenluoto, Dimecc

Perspectives from Norway

Paal Aamaas, University of South Eastern Norway

Perspectives from USA

Glenn Wright, GMATEK

Perspectives from Hungary

Roberto Gonzalez

Perspectives from the Nederland

Harmen Van Dorsser

Perspectives from Canada

Kevin Heffner