NYK conducts remote navigation tests on tug

Yoshino Maru, a tug operated by NYK Group subsidiary Shin-Nippon Kaiyosha Corporation, was manoeuvred approximately 12 kilometres in Tokyo Bay. (Image courtesy of MarineTraffic, copyright Daisuke NIMURA)

NYK successfully tested remote navigation of a tugboat in Tokyo Bay. The trial forms part of a Japanese government supported project to introduce remote navigation by 2025.

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