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Remotely operated passenger ferry hits the water using ABB technology

In a groundbreaking trial, the ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II has been remotely piloted through a test area near Helsinki harbor, proving that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies. Suomenlinna II was retrofitted with ABB’s new dynamic positioning system, ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Control, and steered from a control center in Helsinki.

Source: ABB

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