Jan 9, 2024
We learned from the JEC Composites International newsletter that Al Seer Marine and Abu Dhabi Maritime have unveiled the world’s first 3D printed water taxi, securing a Guinness World Records title for the Largest 3D printed boat.
Crafted from 67% recycled materials, this 11.98-meter-long marvel not only represents a technological feat but also signifies a giant leap towards sustainable transportation.
This milestone is not just a record-breaking feat; it’s a call to action for the industry to adopt greener technologies. Let’s continue pushing the boundaries of innovation and sustainability, setting a precedent for the future of transportation worldwide.
This boat has been made with CEAD Flexbot at Al Seer Marine, the largest robotic 3D printer worldwide (4x36m). This endeavor was undeniably a succesful stride towards new heights in the additive manufacturing space.
The boat consists of two hulls, printing time of only 5,5 days each. With a breathtakingly : 11.980 x 3.594 meters, it has space for 29 people plus bicycles and wheelchairs.