Reducing human error in ship navigation

October 12, 2020 – Many investigations, including the annual Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review, have identified human error as the main reason for incidents in global shipping. Human errors often relate to false situation assessment caused by poor or inconsistent presentation of data or confusing operation. Accordingly, intuitive and consistent user interfaces and operation concepts can improve safety at sea. This is why Raytheon Anschütz, a business of Raytheon Technologies, concentrated on the adoption of human-centered design when developing new navigational software. “In the past,…

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