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Japan govt, shippers push to develop ‘self-navigating vessels’

The Yomiuri Shimbun reports that shortages of qualified crews and safety concerns are prompting Japan’s Transport Ministry and shipping companies to develop satellite-aided self-navigating vessels that can be put into practical use by 2025. Such self-navigating ships will also receive operational guidance from land via telecommunications, according to the newspaper. Japanese transport officials will reportedly […]

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