Q&A: uncrewed evolution under Fugro and SEA-KIT
Updated: Jun 24
Ivar de Josselin de Jong, Director Robotics, Remote and Autonomy at geo-data specialist Fugro, recently spoke to The Engineer about the rationale behind their collaboration with SEA-KIT and the advantages offered by uncrewed surface vessels (USVs).
The next five years will see a reduction in the reliance on large vessels, with greater focus on compact, agile USVs as part of the important transition towards remote subsea operations.
With the UK Government’s Maritime 2050 roadmap setting ambitious targets of zero emission ships globally by 2050, Fugro's partnership with SEA-KIT aligns with this strategy of USVs, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs).
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