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Al Seer Marine 3D printed water taxi breaks Guinness World Record

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A groundbreaking moment in maritime innovation unfolded as Al Seer Marine and Abu Dhabi Maritime, part of AD Ports Group (ADX:ADPORTS), unveiled the world’s first 3D printed water taxi, shattering The Guinness World Record title for the “Largest 3D printed boat”. This historic achievement not only symbolizes a remarkable leap in sustainable transportation but also signifies a monumental stride towards a greener and more inclusive future.

Crafted with precision from recycled PIPG (30% glass fiber and UV stabilizer), the 11.980-meter-long and 3.594-meter-wide water taxi stands tall as a testament to recycling and advanced manufacturing. Its design, a harmonious blend of innovation and functionality, accommodates 29 passengers with ease, crew included, while offering dedicated spaces for bicycles and wheelchairs. This amalgamation of eco-consciousness and practicality is set to redefine the landscape of modern transportation. This 3D printed boat is planned to be utilised within Abu Dhabi’s water taxi network in late 2024.

“This record-breaking accomplishment is a testament to our unwavering dedication to sustainable practices and pioneering engineering,” proudly stated Guy Neivens, CEO of Al Seer Marine. “Beyond achieving a Guinness World Record, this endeavor serves as a clarion call to the industry, urging the adoption of greener technologies. We take immense pride in crafting this extraordinary water taxi within our very own facility, a beacon of our commitment to a sustainable future.”

Al Seer Marine 3D printed water taxi breaks Guinness World Record for the Largest 3D printed boat at 11.980-meter-long and 3.594-meter-wide

Capt Saif Al Mheiri, Managing Director at Abu Dhabi Maritime, echoed the sentiment, emphasizing the synergy between Al Seer Marine and Abu Dhabi Maritime. “Our partnership has given birth to something truly extraordinary. This 3D printed water taxi represents a significant leap forward in sustainable maritime transportation and a unique experience for our customers.”

Beyond its groundbreaking construction method, the water taxi’s innovative design seamlessly integrates bicycles and wheelchairs, ensuring accessibility for all passengers, regardless of their mobility needs. This emphasis on inclusivity underscores the commitment of Al Seer Marine and Abu Dhabi Maritime to creating a transportation solution that serves everyone.

Al Seer Marine and Abu Dhabi Maritime stand on the precipice of a new era in maritime transportation. Their collective achievement propels the industry towards a more sustainable, inclusive, and environmentally friendly future. As we celebrate this monumental milestone, let us join hands and embark on this historic journey towards a tomorrow where innovation and sustainability harmonize, leaving an indelible mark on maritime history.

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