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ClassNK grants AiP to NYK Line and MTI for autonomous ship framework

ClassNK has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line) and MTI for their joint project on the concept design of an autonomous ship framework (APExS).

{mprestriction ids="1,2"} Jointly with NYK Line and MTI, ClassNK verified the safety of system usage conditions, fall back systems, and more toward the development of the autonomous ship framework. The AiP was then granted upon confirming the feasibility of the framework through safety evaluation in line with the above guidelines.

The society will continue to improve the environment for the use of automated/autonomous operation technologies by providing standards for advanced initiatives and technological verification.  {/mprestriction}

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