Remote Control and Remote Risk of Liability? – Vicarious Liability for Remotely Controlled Vessels in Scandinavian and English Law in (Tafsir Matin Johansson et al. eds.) ‘Autonomous Vessels in Maritime Affairs - Law and Governance Implications' Palgrave Macmillan, March 2023. 

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The implementation of unmanned vessels will evidently come with its own legal challenges. One of the most crucial of these is the identification of the role and status of the shore-based controller (SBC) for the purposes of determining liability. Different liability regimes apply different legal principles in this regard. This article will explore these issues from the perspective of English law and Scandinavian law.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAutonomous Vessels in Maritime Affairs - Law and Governance Implications
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Publication date6 Mar 2023
Publication statusPublished - 6 Mar 2023

    Research areas

  • Faculty of Law - Vicarious liability, remote control shipping, shore-based controller, English law, Scandinavian law

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