Rolls-Royce set to invest in autonomous ship R&D

Author: Spencer Ogden
Date posted10/Mar/2017
Author: Spencer Ogden

Rolls-Royce has announced it received funding to further its work in developing remote and autonomous shipping technologies.


The Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation has provided the research grant that will enable Rolls-Royce to invest in a research and development centre in Turku, Finland.

The company will also focus on developing land-based control centres, and the use of artificial intelligence in future remote and autonomous shipping operations.

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