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Norwegian companies to create world's first autonomous shipping company

Norway's Wilhelmsen will work with Norwegian firm Kongsberg to create the world's first autonomous shipping company, where ships will be both built and operated autonomously.

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With a new initiative, Norway makes it clear that the country is aiming to be a front runner in autonomous shipping.

The two major Norwegian shipping companies Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg have formed a joint venture which will, starting August, create what they describe as the world's first autonomous shipping company.

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