Is e-Navigation beneficial for the shipping companies?

  • Yes, e-Navigation itself can bring feasible benefits to the shipping companies.

    48.39%

  • Yes, e-Navigation can be a basis for wide range of solutions and services which shipping companies could commercially benefit.

    41.94%

  • No, e-Navigation concept in its current view cannot bring benefits to shipping companies.

    9.68%

 

Should regulators focus on digital logistics and operations?

  • Yes, digitizing of shipping operation is important as a part of e-Navigation and should be regulated and stimulated by IMO and national administrations.

    68.00%

  • No. In spite of significant impact of these information systems on the shipping industry development the market itself will propose regulating mechanisms in this field.

    24.00%

  • No, these digital solutions cannot be considered as related to navigation and shouldn’t be subjected to regulation.

    8.00%

 

Do such trials really confirm possibility for unmanned shipping?

  • Yes, a row of test projects in this area shows that unmanned (low-crew) and remotely operated vessels will come soon.

    45.83%

  • No, these tests have pure research character and cannot forecast terms of unmanned shipping implementation.

    16.67%

  • We need to review the practical outputs of these test projects firstly.

    37.50%

 

Will a ship robotization come from mechanics area, not navigation?

  • Yes, robotization of vessels and maritime vehicles will come from engine and mechanical equipment.

    31.82%

  • No, navigation will be the primary focus for marine robotics and unmanned vessels.

    45.45%

  • No, major innovations will come from another area, neither mechanics nor navigation.

    22.73%