Results of Shipboard Automation

  • W. D. Ewart


Any attempt to describe the far-reaching effects of the wider application of automation to merchant ships must be broadly based. Different types of vessels, various nationalities of crew and a wide choice of operational areas, each have an important bearing on the degree of automatic control to be adopted and the financial and operating return to be expected.


Marine Engineer Main Engine Classification Society Passenger Ship Ship Operation 
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References on Marine Automation

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© The International Institute for Labour Studies 1967

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