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Shipbuilder Hitachi Zosen Corp. and its project partners recently unveiled a remote-controlled breakwater designed to rise from the seafloor to counter extreme tides or tsunami.

Hitachi Zosen, along with Toyo Construction Co. and Penta-Ocean Construction Co., aim to introduce the new device to coastal zones where conventional breakwaters have not been installed due to marine traffic or scenery preservation.

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