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May 10, 2019

Ship carrying oysters is world’s first remote-controlled cargo trip

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A remote-controlled ship carrying British oysters to Belgium becomes the first cargo vessel in the world to traverse the seas without a crew…


A boat carrying a cargo of British oysters across the English Channel has become the world’s first ever shipment completed using remote control.

Mersea Island molluscs were on-board the 40-foot (12 m) long Sea-Kit vessel heading to Orstend in Belgium and there was not a single human being on-board.

It successfully completed the delivery of the 11 pounds (5kg) of shellfish and then made a return journey with some Belgian beer on-board.

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