Automation unlikely to hit officer jobs, ICS says
A new ICS-commissioned study predicts that the pace of autonomous shipping development combined with a continued shortage in the supply of officers means senior seafarer careers still have strong prospects. However, the report urges greater consideration of the mental and physical health repercussions that reducing the headcount may have on lonely seafarers
Officers will be in short supply and the global scale of automation is too small to undermine employment
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