Master Mariners of Canada

Autonomous & Remote Control Ships – Who is in Command? Seminar Report

Autonomous and Remote Control Ships Report – Chairman’s Report

Capt. Rick Gates      Capt. Garry MacCaull            Capt. John Lloyd,            Capt. Rick Gates
Organizing Committee Members                                         Capt. Angus MacDonald


   Capt. Andrew Rae, Jim Covill, Capt. John Lloyd, Will Moirera, Nick Burchill, Dr. Aldo Chircop

Session 1 — Technologies and Opportunities

1.Capt.  John Lloyd Nautical Institute Canada Presentation
Bio John Lloyd

2. Nick Birchill – Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg Video (below)
Bio Nick Burchill

3. Capt. Angus McDonald  The Dawn of autonomous shipping

Session 2  Policy and Regulatory Environment

4. Scott Kennedy   Transport Canada – Canada’s Policy and Regulatory Context
Bio Scott Kennedy

5. Jim Covill Lloyd’s Register on Autonomous Shipping
Bio Jim Covill

6. Capt. Andrew Rae Considerations for Pilotage
Bio Captain Andrew Rae

Session 3  Legal and Challenges

7. Matthew G. Williams  Ritch, Williams, and Richards – Insurance and Law
Bio Matthew G Williams

8. Will Moreira Stewart McKelvey – Insurance of Autonomous Ships


Rapporteur’s Notes