In Amsterdam, where 25% of the city surface is water, autonomous floating vessels could soon become a reality. [Read More]
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In Amsterdam, where 25% of the city surface is water, autonomous floating vessels could soon become a reality.
The Roboat project aims to design and deploy a fleet of autonomous boats to help reduce the stresses of city life.
Image: IHS MarkitAutomakers are already racing to build driverless vehicles, and marine specialists across the globe are exploring similar ideas.
In Norway’s fjords, autonomous vessels have been tested, while the largest oceans may soon see unmanned container ships.
The International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee has put marine autonomous surface ships on its agenda and is investigating safety, security, interactions with ports, pilotage, responses to incidents and protection of the marine environment.
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Source: World Economic Forum