In the third of a series of interviews involving experts in the fields of autonomous shipping and artificial intelligence, Project Leader Dr Melis Özdel and Project Editor Olivia Tolson speak to Felix Collin, doctoral candidate at the University of Turku. Felix is also a member of the Baltic Area Legal Studies steering group and the Algorithmic Agencies and Law research project. He recently contributed a chapter to the book Autonomous Ships and the Law (Routledge, 2020).
During the interview, Felix discusses aspects of his book chapter, including concerns surrounding the manning of autonomous ships, the potential basis for shipowner liability and the role of product liability in this context.
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