Sea pilot raises concern at hearing that cruise operators may rely too much on electronics

  • by: RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 26, 2014 - 5:35 PM

HOUSTON — Cruise operators, like airline pilots, may be relying too heavily on electronics to navigate massive ships, losing the knowledge and ability needed to operate a vessel in the case of a power failure, an expert sea pilot told a federal agency on Wednesday.

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