ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Sharing Economy

Boat-hailing app tests waters in Japan's Mediterranean

New service designed to fill need for ferrying tourists and residents alike

Touring the many small islands in Japan's Seto Inland Sea could become more convenient for tourists using a boat-hailing app. (Photo courtesy of P.G. System)

HIROSHIMA, Japan -- Residents and sightseers in the Seto Inland Sea will be able to hail boats by smartphone just like taxis using a new app being tested this summer.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more