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Friday, 14 September 2018 16:06

Airbus orders automated kite for ro-ro vessel

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The Marine Professional has published an article discussing a maritime technology startup's plans to tow one of their vessels with an automated kite. Vessel operators can launch and recover the kite – which unfolds, operates and refolds autonomously – using a single switch. Equipped with sensors, SeaWing is able to collect and analyse oceanic and meteorological data in real time. It then uses this information to optimize its performance.

Full article can be read here.


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