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Kay Endre Fjørtoft

Senior Research Scientist

Kay Endre Fjørtoft

Senior Research Scientist

Kay Endre Fjørtoft
Phone: +47 900 57 068
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Department: Energy and Transport
Office: Trondheim

Publications and responsibilities

Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/1853298/

The introduction of autonomous shipping as a new transport form is about to start. Defining exactly what situations the autonomous ship must be able to handle, here called the "operational envelope" is obviously important. This will be the basis for assigning responsibilities to humans or automation...

Year 2020
Type Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/1853334/

This is a concept paper making propositions for MASS navigation in national coastal waters. The focus is on human factors and the interaction between automation and operators in a remote control centre, as well as seafarers on conventional ships interacting with MASS. Important element is to...

Authors Thomas Porathe Kay Endre Fjørtoft Inger Lill Bratbergsengen
Year 2020
Type Academic article
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/1748164/

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 transfer more cargo onto keel. The MarOff, Maritim21, Hav21 programs and the...

Authors Kay Endre Fjørtoft Tony Idar Haugen
Year 2019
Type Academic article
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/1736907/

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 could have been avoided with autonomous ship technology. A hypothesis of...

Year 2019
Type Academic article
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/1577627/

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 capabilities of several types of devices such as Autonomous Underwater Vehicles...

Authors Artur Piotr Zolich David Palma Kimmo Kansanen Kay Endre Fjørtoft João Sousa Karl Henrik Johansson Yuming Jiang Hefeng Dong Tor Arne Johansen
Year 2018
Type Academic article