seatec - Finnish marine technology review 2/2018 - Page 41

Fuel cells and other new technologies are being introduced to maritime vessels. Consequently, new standards for ship classification will be needed. Even in the absence of up-to-date regulations, ship classification societies have to decide whether new fuel systems and other previously unseen technologies are safe enough to be utilised. ” Risk assessment is also about psychology. seatec 2/2018 41