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Japan aims to launch self-piloting ships by 2025

Marine transport companies, shipbuilders collaborating on AI navigation system

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Ships could soon be piloted by computers, leading to safer oceans.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan's shipbuilders and maritime shippers are teaming up to make self-navigating ships a reality by 2025, hoping to lead global development on a project that should dramatically reduce accidents at sea.

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