Vessels can't talk just yet, but new developments in condition monitoring come pretty close
from The Maritime Executive
Vessel operators pay close attention to their hull and machinery, but what if the ship could talk to them directly about its condition? That’s basically the goal of condition monitoring, or condition-based maintenance, which in effect "tell" the shipowner when and where repairs are needed.
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