Remote control for inland waterway vessels

2024_02_29_PI_SEAFAR_1 ( SEAFAR)

Five inland waterway vessels have been equipped with technology that allows them to be operated from a control centre on dry land in Germany.

A motor vessel, tug-barge system, dry cargo barge and two chemical tankers are the first to have the technology installed, but any vessels, including workboats, could benefit, the project operators say.

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