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Bourbon to develop autonomous vessel

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France's Bourbon has signed a deal with several parties to join the development of the world's first prototype of an autonomous vessel for the offshore sector, writes the company.


BY KATRINE GRØNVALD RAUN
Published 12.07.17 at 14:58

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