Norwegian companies Zeabuz and Evoy are teaming up to develop self-driving electric boats, aiming to revolutionize the maritime industry with sustainable and cutting-edge technology. The partnership, marked by a Memorandum of Understanding, will result in the creation of a state-of-the-art test vessel, set to launch in Norway’s fjords in 2024. The collaboration between these tech powerhouses represents a significant step towards fully autonomous, emission-free vessels, with potential applications in various types of boats, including ferries, workboats, and leisure boats.
Evoy’s high-output electric motor systems and Zeabuz’s AI navigation technology will combine to showcase the immense potential of autonomous electric boats and their ability to transform the maritime sector. The companies aim to drive cost mitigation, reduce crew size, and improve safety, ultimately reshaping the future of maritime transportation. This partnership is part of a larger trend in the maritime industry towards adopting cleaner and more efficient technologies, serving as a beacon of progress and a testament to the power of innovation as the demand for sustainable solutions grows.
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