Spotlight: The vital role of radar

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With 3D-printed autonomous craft set to transport athletes and visitors around Paris at the 2024 Olympic Games and electric ferry crossings potentially set for the Thames within the next couple of years, you could be forgiven for claiming that the maritime sector is leaving other transport industries behind.

Rachael O’Connor of Navtech Radar examines the role of radar – which has been intrinsic to so many operations within the maritime industry – in this extraordinary progress.

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