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'Google Maps' for the sea being tested by cruise ship

Old Mar 24th, 2018, 04:45 PM
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'Google Maps' for the sea being tested by cruise ship

"One of the trial participants is the Ovation of the Seas, a massive cruise ship which has been fitted with the new technology for its visits to the busy Sydney Harbour.

"It's the largest ship that we get into the harbour, it's 348m in length and I think it's about 10 storeys high, it won't fit under the Harbour Bridge," harbour master Philip Holliday said."

'Google Maps' for the sea: Cruise ship testing new satellite system - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
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And if it allows the tracking of cows (see article) perhaps it could keep tabs on passengers on shore excursions!
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“"We have to place a great envelope or corridor of prohibition around any ship into which any other harbour user cannot pass. What we're enabling here is the capability to look at having one ship incoming whilst another ship is outgoing."

Good grief! There would be no relief from the hulking monstrosities clogging & obstructing our harbours!

As for “fenceless paddocks for cows - clearly he author’s knowledge of cattle is pretty limited!
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