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Bourbon to develop autonomous vessel

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.

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Bourbon is now joining in on the development of autonomous vessels for the offshore sector, states the French company.

The carrier has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the company Automated Ships to construct the world's first prototype of an autonomous offshore vessel alongside Norway's Kongsberg.

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