Damen Shipyards has delivered three electric Patrol Vessels 1304 to be deployed in Amsterdam. Two of the vessels, named Waterpieper and Waterhoen, were ordered by the City of Amsterdam and the third named P55 is for the Amsterdam Police. At an average speed, the...
Research project Roboat has developed autonomy for two full-scale prototypes. After five years of R&D, the project by Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions is ready for further pilots. Roboat started with...
Waste collection boats will be sailing the canals in the centre of Amsterdam the coming half year. In the Red Light District and Nieuwmarkt area, experiments will be conducted with the electric rubbish boats, which may become an alternative to heavy rubbish trucks....
Soon, an autonomous boat will sail the canals of Amsterdam, transporting goods or people, collecting waste or serving as a floating platform and bridge. The first large “Roboat” will be tested around the Navy grounds in the capital in the coming months. In...
In Amsterdam, four people were injured on Friday evening 20 November when a ferry from the GVB transport company collided with an inland waterway vessel. The accident happened on the IJ. Two of the injured were taken to hospital, two others were treated by emergency...
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