• Addressing the Accidental Risks of Maritime Transportation: Could Autonomous Shipping Technology Improve the Statistics? 

      Hoem, Åsa Snilstveit; Fjørtoft, Kay Endre; Rødseth, Ørnulf Jan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-09)
      A paradigm shift is presently underway in the shipping industry promising safer, greener and more efficient ship traffic. In this article, we will look at some of the accidents from conventional shipping and see if they ...
    • At least as safe as manned shipping? Autonomous shipping, safety and “human error” 

      Porathe, Thomas; Hoem, Åsa Snilstveit; Rødseth, Ørnulf Jan; Fjørtoft, Kay Endre; Johnsen, Stig Ole (Chapter, 2018-06-15)
      A paradigm shift is presently underway in the shipping industry promising safer, greener and more efficient ship traffic with unmanned, autonomous vessels. In this article, we will look at some of these promises. The ...
    • At least as safe as manned shipping? Autonomous shipping, safety and “human error” 

      Porathe, Thomas; Hoem, Åsa Snilstveit; Rødseth, Ørnulf Jan; Fjørtoft, Kay Endre; Johnsen, Stig Ole (Chapter, 2018)
      A paradigm shift is presently underway in the shipping industry promising safer, greener and more efficient ship traffic with unmanned, autonomous vessels. In this article, we will look at some of these promises. The ...
    • Communications Challenges in the Arctic: Oil and Gas Operations Perspective 

      Ho, Tu Dac; Fjørtoft, Kay Endre (ASME Digital colletion;OMAE2017-61211, Chapter, 2017-06-25)
      Challenges when operating offshore systems in the Arctic were addressed and analyzed from general data communications systems to distress communications systems. Two methodologies were developed with tools for estimating: ...
    • Implementing operational envelopes for improved resilience of autonomous maritime transport 

      Fjørtoft, Kay Endre; Holte, Even Ambros (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      A promising potential commonly associated with autonomous ferries is the realization of low- or unmanned passenger transport. With the ability to provide flexible around the clock services, it can provide new and better ...
    • Improving Safety by Learning from Automation in Transport Systems with a Focus on Sensemaking and Meaningful Human Control 

      Hoem, Åsa Snilstveit; Johnsen, Stig Ole; Rødseth, Ørnulf Jan; Fjørtoft, Kay Endre; Jenssen, Gunnar; Moen, Terje (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Automated transport systems are deployed in many areas and transport modes. The predominant engineering perspective has been to automate as much as possible and minimize human interaction. However, a balanced integration ...
    • Integrated Maritime Autonomous Transport Systems (IMAT) 

      Fjørtoft, Kay Endre; Haugen, Tony Idar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-11)
      There is an increasing focus on autonomous transport systems, and Norway has a technological and market advantage for such systems in the maritime segment. The national transport plan emphasizes that it is an objective to ...
    • Maritime Operations and Emergency Preparedness in the Arctic–Competence Standards for Search and Rescue Operations Contingencies in Polar Waters 

      Schmied, Johannes; Borch, Odd Jarl; Kheiri Pileh Roud, Ensieh; Fjørtoft, Kay Endre; Selvik, Ørjan; Berg, Tor Einar; Parsons, James R. (Springer Polar Sciences;, Chapter, 2017-06-16)
      Emergencies on large passenger ships in the remote High North may lead to a mass rescue operation with a heavy strain on the emergency preparedness systems of the Arctic countries. This study focuses on the need for ...
    • Survey on Communication and Networks for Autonomous Marine Systems 

      Zolich, Artur Piotr; Palma, David; Kansanen, Kimmo; Fjørtoft, Kay Endre; Sousa, João; Johansson, Karl H.; Jiang, Yuming; Dong, Hefeng; Johansen, Tor Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-21)
      The rapid development of autonomous systems and Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) create new opportunities for maritime activities. Existing autonomous systems are becoming more powerful and utilise the ...
    • The Importance of Documenting Autonomous Tests 

      Bellingmo, Pauline Røstum; Fjørtoft, Kay Endre; Jørgensen, Ulrik; Kvam, Per Erik; Bratbergsengen, Inger Lill; Gisbert, Jose Vicente Perello (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      This paper presents how autonomous tests can be documented and why this is important. A test area in Norway, more specifically the Trondheimsfjorden Test Area for Autonomous Ships, is used as a pilot to conduct tests with ...
    • Using the BIMCO Shipping KPI Database to identify costs and benefits of e-navigation solutions 

      Nesheim, Dag Atle; Fjørtoft, Kay Endre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-11)
      In the RCN-funded research project SESAME Solution II, funded by the Norwegian Research Council under the MarOff programme, a key aspect is to develop a cost benefit assessment framework. This framework will be used to ...
    • Validation Methodology for Assessment of New ENavServices 

      Nesheim, Dag Atle; Imset, Marius; Fjørtoft, Kay Endre (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      The international maritime industry is on a current wave of digitalization and there is a dire need to enable an effective prediction of the different digital solutions, especially in terms of international implementation ...