Future of Trading Ships Without Sailors?

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Future of Trading Ships Without Sailors?

Trading is the backbone of economy of any country , through trading a country can be more and more developed. Countries trade with each other when, on their own, they do not have the resources, or capacity to satisfy their own needs and wants. By developing and exploiting their domestic scarce resources, countries can produce a surplus, and trade this for the resources they need. Trading by Ships was a very common way in old days and still exist but in an advanced way the ships are advanced today and the equipment used in these ships is also advanced which facilitates human beings. Humans find an easiest way to do his works and through a cheaper source. Therefore trading ships without sailors is also an advanced form of trading that can be cheaper and more satisfying.

World’s first unmanned commercial shipping operation!

The mollusks had been caught in Essex and transported to Belgium on a 12m (39ft) aluminium-hulled vessel, which traversed the English Channel with no humans on board. The crew-less boat was carefully watched by four people in a control center in Trolleybus, Essex, headquarters of Hush-craft, the company behind the design and development of the craft.

Self-navigating cargo ships ‘by 2025’

Ben Simpson says “You could actually listen to the waves hitting the boat”. It boasts a hybrid diesel engine, electrical generators, satellite links, CCTV and thermal cameras, an automatic identification system to warn approaching vessels of its position and more.

Mr. Simpson says “You can send them around the world to do different jobs at a significantly reduced cost. Then you don’t have to have a galley, you don’t have to have toilets, You can utilize space.”

Advantage of Unmanned ships!

They are better for the environment as they can be electrically propelled, and since they can use smaller ports they can replace road transport and cut even more fumes, he says. Ships with no sailors mean no risk to human life from fires or other hazards at sea. No-one needs to recruit staff, pay them, keep them trained or guard against unlicensed crew. The boats can go anywhere. But Unmanned ships may be stopped by pirates by disabling shots or damaging the ship’s propeller and rudder.

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