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Autonomous shipping to get satellite connectivity breakthrough

November 7, 2023


SEAFAR, a provider of remote-control technology and services for unmanned and minimally crewed shipping operations, is incorporating the neXat satellite communications services platform into its remote ship navigation solution designed for the short sea shipping (SSS) sector.

This two-year initiative, co-financed in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), is currently undergoing sea trials in partnership with a Belgian short sea shipping company that operates routes in the Baltic Sea and between Spain, the United Kingdom and Belgium.

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