Autonomous 'roboats' can assemble into floating structures
They could form impromptu bridges, stages and everything in between.
IKEA's super-sized bath toys collect trash on the water
The Good Ship IKEA can help keep rivers clean.
Navy backs 'omniphobic' coatings to help ships travel farther
They could even navigate a sea of peanut butter.
Volvo builds a self-docking yacht
It still requires human supervision, but can undertake maneuvers no human would try.
Jaguar breaks the world's electric boat speed record
The previous record lasted for a decade.
MIT's autonomous drone is equal parts albatross and sailboat
Fly like a bird, float like a boat.
Rolls-Royce unveils plans for an autonomous patrol ship
It would warn fleets of danger without putting people in harm's way.
Tanker's speedy Arctic crossing is bad news for the planet
It's as much a testament to climate change as it is technology.
US Navy's drone 'swarmboats' show off pack tactics
A squad of unmanned autonomous crafts patrolled and investigated threats to a friendly harbor.